Malacañang Park, Manila
November 10, 2021
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte led the inauguration of the newly constructed Presidential Security Group Station Hospital (PSGSH) in Malacañang Park, Manila.
In his speech, the President lauded the PSG and its partners for the successful construction of the medical facility amid the challenges brought upon by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
“This will greatly benefit PSG personnel, their dependents and other primary stakeholders. This new PSG Hospital is a testament to the Administration’s commitment to provide quality medical services to our troops,” he said.
The PSGSH is a 9000-square meter hospital that is now ready to cater to the needs of the President of the Republic of the Philippines, all the PSG Troopers and their dependents. It features state-of-the-art facilities including an emergency room, intensive care units (ICU), out-patient department, laboratory, dental complex, radiology/imaging area, hyperbaric oxygen treatment complex, neuro and physical services, nursing unit or ward, private rooms and a presidential suite.
The Commander-in-Chief encouraged the troops to take advantage of the services made available in the new facility that is under the care of its highly-skilled medical staff. “As we move forward, you can be assured that we will provide you with all the necessary support and assistance you need to focus on fulfilling your mandate of protecting the country and the Filipino people,” he added.
As he witnessed the formal turnover of the book entitled, ‘Philippine Tactical Combat Care Course Manual’, published by the Philippine Center for Advanced Surgery of Trauma (PCAST), President Duterte expressed his gratitude to the group and partners for their devoted efforts in the publication of the said manual, and for their knowledge and skills in developing the capacity of the PSG troops and ensuring the success of their operations.
“This manual also exemplifies the effective collaboration of various institutions to help safeguard the lives of Filipinos. We must continually support those engaged in field combat to maintain peace and order in the Philippines,” he continued.
During the earlier part of the program, PSG Group Commander Colonel Randolph Cabangbang conveyed his gratitude to the President and all the stakeholders for building the said facility, saying that, “Masayang-masaya po ang inyong mga sundalo at lubos po kaming nagpapasalamat sa lahat ng mga tumulong sa paggawa ng aming ospital. Mapapakinabangan hindi lang namin kung ‘di pati ng papalit na administrasyon.”