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DPWH Turns Over First Modular Hemodialysis Facility at Kidney Institute

The Department of Public Works and Highways has formally turned-over on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 the first off-site modular hemodialysis facility completed at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI).

Secretary and Isolation Czar Mark A. Villar said that the project was conceived by the formed Task Force for Augmentation of Local/National Health Facilities and the NKTI Management for the COVID-19 patients with compromised kidney or renal problem who needs to undergo regular hemodialysis treatment.

DPWH Turns Over First Modular Hemodialysis Facility at Kidney Institute

The Department of Public Works and Highways has formally turned-over on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 the first off-site modular hemodialysis facility completed at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI).

Secretary and Isolation Czar Mark A. Villar said that the project was conceived by the formed Task Force for Augmentation of Local/National Health Facilities and the NKTI Management for the COVID-19 patients with compromised kidney or renal problem who needs to undergo regular hemodialysis treatment.

DPWH Delivers Support Infra to Healthcare System, Starts 110-Bed Hospital Project at Lung Center

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has stepped up to the challenges posed by COVID-19 by rapidly putting up infrastructure to support the healthcare system for the welfare of the Filipino people.

DPWH Secretary and Chief Isolation Czar Mark A. Villar revealed that as of end of April 2021, the DPWH has built 662 units of various health facilities with 24,513 bed capacity nationwide to support countrywide healthcare demand.

DPWH Delivers Support Infra to Healthcare System, Starts 110-Bed Hospital Project at Lung Center

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has stepped up to the challenges posed by COVID-19 by rapidly putting up infrastructure to support the healthcare system for the welfare of the Filipino people.

DPWH Secretary and Chief Isolation Czar Mark A. Villar revealed that as of end of April 2021, the DPWH has built 662 units of various health facilities with 24,513 bed capacity nationwide to support countrywide healthcare demand.

Villar: 100% deck slab concreting works completed in NLEX Harbor Link project; target completion of R-10 Ramp moved to June 15

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar said at his inspection today that the deck slab concreting works at the NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10 is now at 100% .

“We are glad to announce that another flagship project, the R-10 Exit Ramp of NLEX Harbor Link, is now back on track and is expected to be completed by June 15,” said Secretary Villar.

“When completed, the Harbor Link project is expected to cut travel time from Quezon City to Manila from 2 hours to only 10 minutes," he added.

DPWH to Build Temporary Dormitories for Health Workers at Quezon Memorial Circle

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will start the construction of temporary dormitories for healthcare workers on the first week of June at Quezon Memorial Circle in Quezon City.

Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the proposed ‘We Heal as One Offsite Dormitory’ by the DPWH Task Force to Facilitate Augmentation of Local/National Health Facility aptly located at Quezon Memorial Circle is a much needed facility for healthcare workers to recharge the mind and body after a strenuous day at the frontlines of COVID-19.

DPWH Donates Manufactured Swabbing Test Booth to Pampanga’s Jose Lingad Memorial Hospital

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) donated one (1) unit of portable swabbing booth to Jose B. Lingad Memorial Hospital in San Fernando, Pampanga.

Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the donated swabbing booth with capability to test two (2) persons simultaneously was manufactured by the DPWH Bureau of Equipment (BOE) headed by Director Toribio Noel Ilao and delivered to the hospital in Central Luzon on May 30, 2020.

DPWH: BBB projects nationwide resume construction

In compliance to the construction safety guidelines released by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), infrastructure projects under the government’s Build, Build, Build Program in various places nationwide have recommenced that will fuel government’s bounce back plan to help the economy recover quickly.

DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the continuation of civil works is vital in keeping up with economic growth, target completion dates and in minimizing additional cost due to delays.

Villar: Construction of NLEX Harbor Link resumes; target completion of R-10 Ramp moved to June 15

Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark A. Villar said that the NLEX Corporation has resumed works on the NLEX Harbor Link Segment 10 R-10 Exit Ramp, following new DPWH protocols on construction activities.

“We are glad to announce that another flagship project, the R-10 Exit Ramp of NLEX Harbor Link, is now back on track and has resumed construction activities,” said Secretary Villar.

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