City-owned dialysis center rising in Himamaylan

Mayor Raymund Tongson confirmed that the city government of Himamaylan is putting up a new dialysis center to cater to kidney patients who are undergoing dialysis.

Tongson said the construction of the city-owned dialysis center is sourced out from the 20% Development Fund for year 2020. The proposed dialysis center will cost P8,000,000 and will be situated within the City Health Office of Himamaylan, as stated on Appropriation Ordinance No. 19-06, which was passed by the city council last December 16, 2019.

The perspective of the soon to rise dialysis in Himamaylan as shared by Mayor Tongson on his FB page.

The dialysis center is the first major project made possible through the Public-Private Partnership for People (P4) Ordinance, Vice Mayor Justin Gatuslao said.

He added: “This is a legacy healthcare initiative of the TOGA (Tongson-Gatuslao) Administration for the people of Himamaylan and southern Negros, which was developed – policy to negotiation to infrastructure – from scratch.”

Under the agreement, the dialysis center will be managed by Nephro Synergies as private partner. A memorandum of agreement was entered into between Nephro Synergies and the city last July 24, 2020.

PNP Building
In another development, Tongson also confirmed that the Philippine National Police is constructing a new PNP building in Himamaylan which will be financed by the said agency.

The construction of the new building implemented by the Department of Public Works and Highways.

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