2 dialysis centers to be brought closer to patients in south and north Cebu

DIALYSIS patients in southern and northern Cebu will no longer have to go to Cebu City to avail of dialysis treatment as two dialysis centers will be installed in the provincial hospitals of Carcar and Danao to get them closer to the patients.

The Cebu Provincial Board is set to pass a resolution on November 28 authorizing Governor Gwendolyn Garcia to sign an agreement with Medtronix for a dialysis package for the two province-run hospitals.

The project to operate a dialysis package in the Carcar provincial hospital in the south and Danao provincial hospital in the north has been awarded by the provincial government to Medtronix Medical Supplies and Equipment on November 21, according to Sugbo News, media arm of Capitol.

Medtronix will supply 15 dialysis machines and a dialysis technician to each of the provincial hospitals.

The company will also provide medical supplies for the dialysis treatment.

Each treatment is pegged at P1,850. (ANV, TPT)