Posts Tagged PGH

DOLE partners with PGH to manage OFW hospital

Robie de Guzman   •   January 17, 2022

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said it has tapped the Philippine General Hospital to help manage the clinical services of the country’s first hospital for overseas Filipino workers...

PGH calls for blood donations as stock reaches critical level

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 24, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine General Hospital (PGH) is calling for blood donations to replenish its diminishing supply. “The PGH blood stocks are in very critical levels,” the PGH said in its...

PGH halts emergency room admissions

Aileen Cerrudo   •   August 24, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—The Philippine General Hospital (PGH) on Tuesday (August 24) announced that it will temporarily stop accepting patients in its emergency room. In an advisory, the PGH said it is...

PGH resumes accepting COVID-19 patients

Marje Pelayo   •   May 18, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine General Hospital (PGH) resumed accepting COVID-19 patients today following Sunday’s fire that hit some sections of the hospital. However, the hospital’s surgical services remain suspended...

DOH working closely with BFP, other agencies to monitor hospitals after PGH fire

Robie de Guzman   •   May 17, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday said it is closely coordinating with the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) and other concerned government agencies to prevent further...

Fire hits Philippine General Hospital, patients evacuated

UNTV News   •   May 16, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Fire broke out at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) in Ermita, Manila at 12:41 a.m. Sunday according to a report from the Manila Fire Department. The fire...

5 COVID-19 patients in PGH die daily; full-bed capacity looming

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 21, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — At least five patients in the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) who are suffering from coronavirus disease (COVID-19) die every day. During a public briefing on Wednesday (April...

PGH, Lung Center and Tala Hospital staff to get first batch of COVID-19 vaccine

Robie de Guzman   •   February 3, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Workers of three main COVID-19 referral hospitals in the country will be the first to get inoculated against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) when the vaccine supply...

PH garment exporters group donates PPEs to PGH amid COVID-19 crisis

Robie de Guzman   •   April 22, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – A group of local garment exporters has turned over 10,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) coveralls to the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) for its health workers dealing with...


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