A 25-bed capacity Maternal and Children’s Hospital will soon rise in Dagupan in addition to its growing health facilities that reinforces its prominence as center of health care in Northern Luzon.
The 150-million-peso level one hospital funded under the health facilities enhancement program of the national government also includes the support of Congressman Christopher de Venecia and the Department of Health -Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD) Region 1.
DOH-CHD Engr. Roberto Tapangco has met with Mayor Belen Fernandez on September 12 to discuss further details on the newest health support system for Dagupeños in line with the implementation of the Universal Health Care law.
Aside from health services available at the City Health Office, the city operates a Diagnostic Center which offers free ultrasound, computed tomography scan, x-ray and electrocardiogram while the Super Family Health Center in barangay Bolosan, touted as the biggest of its kind in the region, will soon be operational to cater to the medical needs of residents in eastern barangays and other areas.