Makati City will open early next year a P9.77-billion, 360-bed medical center with state-of-the-art health care facilities constructed under a private-public sector partnership.
Mayor Abigail Binay on Monday made an ocular inspection of the “game-changer” Makati Life
Medical Center in Barangay Bel-Air, the city’s second hospital to serve Yellow Card holders for free, in preparation for its inauguration for its forthcoming inauguration.
“I wanted to see how construction and preparation at Makati Life Medical Center are progressing. We’ll be opening the 24/7 primary care clinic soon, and I consider this a big milestone for Makati. We’re proud to be at the forefront in bringing modern, affordable, and accessible healthcare services to the public,” said Binay who visited the facility in conjunction with her birthday celebration.
Makati Life Medical Center is a public-private partnership (PPP) joint venture between Life Nurture Incorporated and the city government.
It will offer a complete range of primary care services, including preventive health screenings, diagnosis and treatment of common medical conditions, laboratory tests, RT-PCR tests, nutrition consultations, 24/7 pharmacy services, and more.
As a PPP project, Binay has high expectations for Makati Life. She stresses that the hospital will be a game-changer for healthcare services in Makati, providing top-notch medical care to ordinary citizens and the underserved.
“We are committed to providing the people of Makati better access to quality healthcare. I am confident that Makati Life Medical Center will be the cornerstone in this endeavor. We envision an efficient, inclusive, and patient-centered healthcare system that will benefit all Makatizens,” the city chief executive said.
The new hospital is more accessible to city hall employees and residents of the first district.
In July, the Makati Life project won the Public-Private Healthcare Partnership of the Year trophy at the Healthcare Asia Awards due to its vision to become a transformative healthcare collaboration between the local government and the private sector.