Dr. Gretchen Ranada, Head of the PHU of MMMH&MC presented the institution’s journey in the creation of its own PHU and narrated how the Unit organization was made. She also shared to the delegates from the different private and government hospitals in the province of the PHU’s best practices.
Meanwhile, Dr. Irene Chico of ITRMC described how they started from ground zero, to being mentored by MMMH&MC during the benchmarking done in Ilocos Norte in July 2022, to establishing their own Center of Primary Health Care and Public Health.
The first day was attended by 25 participants from 20 health care institutions in Districts 1-3 while a total of 24 participants from 18 health care facilities in Districts 4-6 attended the second day.