[ REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11499, November 13, 2020 ]
AN ACT EXPANDING THE SERVICES OF THE MALITA DISTRICT HOSPITAL IN BARANGAY POBLACION, MUNICIPALITY OF MALITA, PROVINCE OF DAVAO OCCIDENTAL, RENAMING IT AS THE MALITA WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S WELLNESS CENTER
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
SECTION 1. The Malita District Hospital located in Barangay Problacion, Municipality of Malita, Province of Davao Occidental is hereby renamed the Malita Women's and Chidlren's Wellness Center.
SEC. 2. The Malita Women's and Children's Wellness Center, hereinafter referred to as the Center, shall provide specialty healthcare services on obstetrics and gynecology, prenatal, postnatal, and neonatal care, lactation programs, children's immunization, other women and pediatric care and animal bite treatment.
SEC. 3. The Center shall be under the direct supervision and control of the Provincial Government of Davao Occidental.
SEC. 4. The Secretary of the Department of Health (DOH) shall immediately include in the Department's subsidy program, its support for the capital outlays requirement of the Center.
SEC. 5. The Chief of Hospital shall submit to the DOH a development plan to reflect the development goals of the Center. The medical personnel, capital outlays and budgetary needs for the operation of the Center shall be based on its development plan.
SEC. 6. If any provisions or part of this Act is declared unconstitutional, the remaining parts or provisions not affected shall remain in full force and effect.
SEC. 7. All other laws, decrees, executive orders, issuances, rules and regulations, or parts thereof which are inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed, amended or modified accordingly.
SEC. 8. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days following its publication in the Official Gazette or in any newspaper of general circulation.Approved,
(SGD.) VICENTE M. SOTTO III
President of the Senate
(SGD.) ALAN PETER S. CAYETANO
Speaker of the House
(SGD.) MYRA MARIE D. VILLARICA
Secretary of the Senate
(SGD.) JOSE LUIS G. MONTALES
House of Representatives
Approved: NOV 13 2020
(SGD.) RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE
President of the Philippines