Iwas Paputok 2016

Department of Health (DOH) officials led by undersecretaries Gerardo V. Bayugo (3rd from left) and Herminigildo Valle (right), both wearing DOH vests, on Friday (Dec. 30, 2016) inspect the medical equipment and tools at the National Children’s Hospital along E. Rodriguez Sr. Blvd., Quezon City as part of DOH’s “2016: Iwas Paputok Hospital Rounds”. The DOH regularly inspects government hospitals to check on their readiness to respond to an increase in the number of patients secondary to injuries from firecrackers or fireworks. Medical Center Chief II, Epifania Simbul (4th from left) assisted them during the inspection. JOEY RAZON/PNA-northboundasia.com