Pres. Duterte hand over the check worth over P100 million to VMMC Director Dominador Chiong during the President’s visit on December 20, 2017.
According to Malacañang, the President promised to add more to the donation before the yearend, from the funds from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation.
The President also get quality medical equipment as he was quoted as saying “Buy the best, huwag yung lowest bid… I want quality. Quality ako,” he was quoted in a press release.
Aside from the P100-million check given to VMMC, Pres. Duterte also gave groceries to the 19 patients undergoing hemodialysis.
Pres. Duterte revealed during the 82nd anniversary of the Armed Forces of the Philippines said he would subsidize the medicines of the soldiers.
“They need the management for bills. It’s P50 million monthly para sa AFP. Pati P50 million sa V. Luna [General Hospital],” he said.