A three-storey hemodialysis center, worth P19.5 million, will soon rise at the Ignacio L. Arroyo Memorial District Hospital in the municipality of Isabela in Negros Occidental.
Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson, Rep. Ma. Lourdes Arroyo (Neg. Occ., 5th District), and Isabela Mayor Irene Montilla led the groundbreaking ceremony for its construction yesterday.
The facility is set to be completed within this year, and will have an initial 12 beds for hemodialysis patients.
Arroyo thanked Lacson for his support, not only to the Isabela hospital project but also to other plans and projects in the fifth district, a press release from the Capitol said.
Montilla said the facility will cater not only to the Isabelenos but to the whole fifth district of the province.
The construction is spearheaded by the Department of Public Works and Highways – Negros Occidental 2nd District Engineering Office. The groundbreaking ceremony was also attended by Ignacio L. Arroyo Memorial District Hospital chief, Dr. Ma. Lalaine Teorima, DPWH assistant district engineer Roderick Turingan, Negrense businessman and philanthropist Frankie Uy, and Arroyo’s husband, John Lesaca, among others.*