Hospital Development Program

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Accompanied by Filipino doctors, Mrs. Marcos takes time off during her frequent trips abroad to visit modern medical centers to get ideas she can adapt for local needs.


In 1976, with the success of the Philippine Heart Center for Asia, Mrs. Marcos developed a comprehensive concern for the existing public health system.  Since the government’s Department of Health focused on the development of the primary health care system, she felt the private sector could be harnessed to prime the development of a complementary hospital system.

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