Duterte signs into law N. Ecija Cong Suansing’s bill for upgrade of Talavera hospital
President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into the law the proposed measure of Nueva Ecija 1st District Representative Estrellita Suansing, upgrading the Dr. Paulino J. Garcia Memorial Research and Medical Center in Talavera municipality.
“Napirmahan na po ng Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte bilang batas numero 11085 na magiging 100 bed capacity, at magiging Talaveral General Hospital ang PJG Talavera,” Suansing said on her Facebook page.
According to a copy of the law that Suansing shared on her social media account, Duterte signed the law on Sept. 28, 2018.
The law upgrades the medical facility into a Level II Hospital, increasing its authorized bed capacity from 50 to 100.
It directs the Health Secretary to implement the increase in bed capacity within a period of five years.
In her explanatory note when she filed the bill in August 2016, Suansing said there is a need to increase the bed capacity of the hospital “in order to accommodate the growing population in the municipality.(END)
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