BDO Foundation has turned over three newly rehabilitated rural health units (RHUs) in Camarines Sur, Bicol region this month.
The RHUs, located in the municipalities of Nabua, Gainza, and Goa are expected to benefit a combined 177,000 individuals in 67 barangays with primary and maternal health services, that include consultation, laboratory and dental services, immunization, and pre- and post-natal services.
BDO Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of BDO Unibank, said the rehabilitation efforts on the Nabua RHU 1 Lying In Facility, Gainza RHU – Family Planning Center, and Municipal Health Office of Goa, focused on refurbishing and improving the facilities, offices, clinics, consultation and treatment rooms, waiting lounge for senior citizens, and play areas for children.
These enhancements will not only elevate the standard of healthcare delivery to the communities but also provide more comfortable areas for both health workers and patients.
“We are happy to begin the new year with initiatives that directly impact the health and well-being of communities in need,” said BDO Foundation president Mario A. Deriquito.
To date, the BDO Foundation has rehabilitated 163 RHUs since it started to improve healthcare facilities and access in various communities of the country in 2012.