Army Hospital’s 37 years of excellent service recognized
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FORT BONIFACIO, Taguig City – Army Chief Lt Gen Hernando DCA Iriberri recognized the Army General Hospital for providing service excellence as it celebrates its 37th Founding Anniversary, today, August 15.
In his speech, Lt Gen Iriberri emphasized the significant role played by the Army General Hospital (AGH) in providing critical services, particularly in support to the Army’s response during emergencies and crises.
“I appreciate your emergency medical missions last year, especially during the aftermath of typhoon Yolanda and the Zamboanga siege,” said Lt Gen Iriberri.
Lt Gen Iriberri also stressed that the over-all health and well-being of the soldiers and their loved-ones, which is the principal task of the AGH, remains to be of paramount concern.
“Providing top quality health services will not be possible without ample and up-to-date equipment and facilities, and well-trained personnel. The AGH leadership and the Command place premium on these concerns. In fact, we have charted significant accomplishments in the procurement of equipment and launching of new hospital units,” he added.
Among the recent improvements and services at the AGH are the separate endoscopy clinic and lactation rooms; the lead barrier at the Radiology Service that was installed in order to maximize the capability of the newly-acquired X-Ray machine and limit the effects of low-level radiation; the AGH Drug Testing Center; and the Intensive Care Unit.
AGH personnel also continue to undergo trainings in various specializations such as mental health and psychosocial support system during emergencies and disasters.
Meanwhile, one of the highlights of the anniversary celebration is the awarding of outstanding personnel and units of the hospital. The awardees include Lt Col Danilo M Redondo, the Best Medical Corps Officer; 1Lt Rafael B Rodriguez, Best Nurse Corps Officer; 1Lt Rocelle G Cabillon, Best Admin Officer; TSg Romy D Ordanez, Best Enlisted Personnel; Mrs. Francia A Navor, Best Senior Civilian Employee; Mrs. Rachel Q Diango, Best Junior Civilian Employee; and the Medical Ward 2 as the Best Ward.
Civilian partners, who have contributed significantly to the improvement of AGH’s health care services, were also recognized during anniversary program.