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SPMC constructs a new Airborne Infection & Protective Environment Isolation Facility

Francis Felix Gregore A. Dullin     |     Published: Monday, 29 June 2015

airborneFacility pressReleaseProposed airborne infection and protective environment facility.On 3rd of March 2015, the Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) appointed ACJ Construction Resources, a private development contractor, to construct a new facility along Dumanlas street to quarantine suspected airborne infected patients.

The three isolation room building, aimed to stem highly classified airborne viruses and prevent outbreak in the Mindanao Region, has satellite laboratories for research and confirming tests. Equipped with automated air pressure system, heating,ventilation and air condition systems and laminar flow system, this Php 19, 505, 427.73 project is supervised by the Head of the Engineering and Maintenance Department, Engr. Henry Q. Tancio and estimated to be completed after 120 calendar days.

This project was authorized under the Republic Act No. 10155, the General Appropriations Act with the approval of the Department of Health regulatory office, the Bureau of Health Facilities and Services. SPMC goes an extra mile by combating not only common illnesses keeping in line the vision of becoming a world class service-oriented medical center.