Governor Lilia Pineda and Mayor Joselito Naguit primed the inauguration and blessing of the 2.5-million rural health unit (RHU) in Barangay Poblacion, Sto. Tomas, Pampanga.
The construction and funds of the RHU were made possible by the Priority Development Assistance of Fund of Fourth District Rep. Anna York Bondoc-Sagum. She was represented by her brother, former Congressman Juan Pablo Bondoc.
Department of Health (DOH) Regional Director Dr. Leonita Gorgolon disclosed that P1 million worth of equipment will be purchased by the DOH central office for the RHU.
The governor, for her part, disclosed that she will provide other equipment needed by the RHU.
“We will wait for the arrival of the equipment purchased by the DOH. Then we will give what they need,” said Pineda in the dialect.
Pineda also donated a microscope to Naguit.
Board Members Nestor Tolentino and Ric Yabut also graced the said inauguration.
-Mariz Hernandez (MDHernandez@ixi.ph)