Inauguration of Flora V. Valisno De Siojo Dialysis Center
On October 24, 2019, through a joint venture agreement between the City of Manila and B. Braun Avitum Philippines, Inc., the recently headlining “Largest dialysis center in the Philippines” has been expanded to accommodate more indigent Manilans needing quality hemodialysis treatments, free of charge. Since its establishment in November 2014, the center, known as Flora V. Valisno De Siojo Dialysis Center, named after former Mayor Alfredo S. Lim’s grandmother, now holds seventy one B. Braun hemodialysis machines making it the largest hemodialysis machines center nationwide in terms of number of machines.
B. Braun Avitum Philippines aids in leptospirosis outbreak
The annual rainy season in the Philippines brings severe rains and flooding to many parts of the country. Apart from the destruction of infrastructure brought by the intense surge of water, the floods also carry with them potentially fatal water-borne diseases.
PGH Postgrad: Uncovering Modern Techniques in Surgery
On September 6-8, more than 300 healthcare practitioners from all over the Philippines attended the 53rd Post-Graduate Course of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) Department of Surgery. The event, held at the Diamond Hotel and entitled “Hybrid Surgeons in the Era of Modern Technology,” focused on new practices and techniques in surgery, ranging from emergency treatment to developments in surgical tools.