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Qualified Taguigeños can avail hospital, medical services from St. Luke’s Medical Center

QUEZON CITY, (PIA) –Taguig City Government has partnered with St Luke's Medical Center – Global City to provide additional medical assistance to their qualified citizens.

The city and the hospital signed a multi-year Memorandum of Agreement aimed at helping individuals in crisis situation based on the assessment of the Social Workers and the Taguig City Health Office.

Qualified beneficiaries endorsed by the City of Taguig, through its City Health Office, will be able to avail of various hospital services for medical and surgical cases.

Patients admitted in other hospitals where primary care has been already rendered may also qualify for this program.

Under the program, the hospital will also partner with the city to identify residency training programs for Taguigueño doctors at partner institutions.

Dr. Dennis Serrano, President and CEO of St. Lukes Medical Center, expressed his gratitude and hope for the collaboration with the local government.

"I think what really brings us together is the commitment to serve... Maraming salamat at kami'y pinaunlakan ninyo na maging katuwang ninyo dito sa proyekto at endeavor na 'to... I hope that it's something that we nurture, that we strengthen, and that we always forge to commit in the service of the people," Dr. Serrano said.

For her part, Mayor Lani Cayetano said that the program is an excellent addition to the robust health and wellness services already being provided by the City.

“We are pleased with this partnership with St. Luke’s Medical Center – Global City as we look forward to helping more Taguigueños,” Mayor Lani said.

“By working together, we can leverage the strength of both sectors to provide comprehensive healthcare services that are affordable, accessible, and of the highest quality for the benefit of our constituents. This will ensure that every resident in our community can access healthcare services that are tailored to their specific needs,” Mayor Lani added. (pio taguig/pia-ncr)

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