Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center


4 more PH laboratories to start coronavirus testing on March 19 – WHO

Mar 18, 2020 - 10:54 PM

(UPDATED) The World Health Organization also gives additional test kits to the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, increasing the laboratory's daily testing capacity from 300 to 450 tests

COVID-19 TEST KIT. A sample of the UP-developed novel coronavirus detection kit as presented to media during a press briefing held at Philippine Gerome Center on March 12, 2020. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

4 more Philippine laboratories may soon test samples for coronavirus – DOH

Mar 04, 2020 - 11:09 PM

Secretary Francisco Duque III also says the health department still won't use rapid diagnostic testing kits that have not been accredited by the World Health Organization

MORE LABS EYED. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III gives an update on the status of the novel coronavirus in the Philippines. File photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Medical negligence suit vs Cebu hospital filed before DOH

Jun 16, 2015 - 2:10 AM

Four doctors at the St Anthony Mother and Child Hospital are blamed for the death of 8 month old Harry Morgan Visaya

The Visaya couple lodged their letter-complaint at the security guard at the DOH-7 office in Osmena Boulevard. No DOH official was available to meet up with them. Dale G. Israel / Rappler

Cebu hospitals face probe for infant's death

Jun 10, 2015 - 8:30 PM

Harry Morgan Visaya was allegedly neglected at St Anthony Mother and Child Hospital and died when he was transferred to the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center

Ona: Let's stop abortion

Mar 07, 2014 - 9:24 AM

Health Secretary Enrique Ona renews the call to stop abortion as cases remain high in the country

STOP ABORTION. The Department of Health is against abortion. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler