Statement | 13 March 2024

Upon finding out of a fire at the UP-PGH, the DOH Health Emergency Management Bureau (HEMB) extended assistance to UP-PGH for the transfer of patients to various DOH hospitals.

UP-PGH has reported that the fire is now under control, although patients and doctors remain in the evacuation area within the parking lots.

All DOH hospitals in NCR have been alerted and are prepared to accommodate patients.

In light of Fire Prevention Month, the DOH is instructing all its hospitals to review their fire evacuation plans and conduct risk analyses for fire prevention on their premises.