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J.R. Borja General Hospital Receives 3-Star Green and Safe Health Facility Award

Written by Ruby Jane Espinosa, RPm


 J.R. Borja General Hospital Receives 3-Star Green and Safe Health Facility Award

In a momentous event held at the Iloilo Convention Center last November 13, 2023, J.R. Borja General Hospital was honored with the esteemed Green and Safe Health Facility Award with an astonishing 3-star grade. The ceremony, attended by healthcare professionals, environmentalists, and government officials, recognized the hospital's exceptional dedication to sustainable practices and unwavering commitment to patient safety.

J.R. Borja General Hospital, nestled in the heart of the community it serves at Carmen Cagayan de Oro City, has long been a beacon of healthcare excellence. The Green and Safe Health Facility Award acknowledges the hospital's outstanding efforts in incorporating environmentally conscious practices into its daily operations.

The hospital's commitment to sustainability is evident in its adoption of eco-friendly technologies and practices. From energy-efficient lighting and safe water, to waste reduction initiatives, J.R. Borja General Hospital has actively pursued strategies to minimize its environmental impact. This recognition positions the hospital as a leader in the region. JRBGH is the only medical facility to receive this award in Northern Mindanao which showcased the importance of environmental responsibility within the healthcare sector.

The Green and Safe Health Facility Award not only commends J.R. Borja General Hospital's green initiatives but also underscores its dedication to maintaining the highest standards of patient safety. The hospital has consistently implemented technologies and rigorous safety protocols to ensure the well-being of every patient under its care.

The staff at J.R. Borja General Hospital undergoes regular training to stay abreast of the latest safety measures, fostering a culture of vigilance and excellence. The award reflects not only the hospital's commitment to providing quality healthcare but also its focus on creating a secure and reassuring environment for patients.

The awarding ceremony at the Iloilo Convention Center was a grand affair, attended by healthcare professionals, environmental advocates, and community leaders. Our medical facility’s representative to receive the award was the head of the Human Resources Office, Ms. Quennie A. Uy-Tan, RN, who expressed her utmost gratitude for the recognition and emphasized the hospital's dedication to continuous improvement in both sustainability and patient safety.

Government officials and environmental experts present at the event praised the hospital's initiatives, highlighting the positive impact such practices have on the local community and the broader healthcare landscape. The ceremony served as a moment of inspiration, encouraging other healthcare institutions to follow J.R. Borja General Hospital's lead in adopting green and safe practices.

J.R. Borja General Hospital's receipt of the Green and Safe Health Facility Award marked a significant milestone in the hospital's journey toward excellence. The recognition not only validates the hospital's commitment to sustainability and patient safety but also positions it as a shining example for others in the healthcare industry to emulate. As J.R. Borja General Hospital continues its mission to provide quality healthcare in an environmentally responsible manner, the award serves as a beacon guiding the way toward a healthier and more sustainable future.

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