In a post by the Iloilo City Government, it was shared that some 1,000 fruit trees will be planted in the City of Love to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Medical City Iloilo. Fruit trees will be planted in various locations in 10 villages this coming March.
Iloilo City Mayor Jerry Treñas thanked the private hospital for supporting the City in its efforts to beautify the City of Love. Executive Assistant for Environment Armando Dayrit will be supervising the tree planting activity and will be assisted by personnel of the City Agriculture Office and City Environment and Natural Resources Office.
The initiative will be implemented in Barangay Ticud and Barangay Banuyao, La Paz on March 10; Housing Blk. 22 on March 18; Calahunan on March 24; Balantang, Jaro on March 25; San Isidro, La Paz on March 27; and Lanit, Jaro on March 31. Whilst the remaining barangays – Bitoon, Tacas, and Buhang – will be scheduled on a later date.
The Medical City Iloilo is one of the five local hospitals of The Medical City brand. Its other hospitals are located in Ortigas, Clark, South Luzon and Pangasinan. Entered Iloilo in 2009, it is the first hospital in Iloilo City to introduce “Patient Partnership” service philosophy, a value of care that focuses on making every patient a partner in their journey towards wellness. The Medical City is the largest healthcare network that owns and operates Guam Regional Medical City, the first Filipino-owned hospital in the United States and an ambulatory Clinic in Dubai.