City to receive ambulance donation worth P17 million – Gasataya


The Western Visayas office of the Department of Health (DOH) is expected to turn over seven ambulances to seven barangays in Bacolod City, Rep. Greg Gasataya said.

According to Gasataya, the total amount for the ambulances, including equipment, cost more than P17 million.

Barangays Banago, Cabug, Felisa, Handumanan, Mansilingan, Punta Taytay, and Tangub are the recipients. (

The City Council approved the request of Mayor Evelio Leonardia for authority to sign the Deed of Donation between the city government and the DOH.

The donation is part of DOH’s Health Facilities Enhancement Program that aims to improve delivery of health services and upgrade health facilities and provisions of medical equipment.