The Philippine Army (PA) has expressed its thanks to the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) for donating an ambulance to the
Army General Hospital
in Fort Bonifacio,
. Taguig City
Major Enrico Gil Ileto, PA spokesperson, said on Monday the donation is part of the PCSO Ambulance Donation Program.
The ambulance was received by PA chief Lt. Gen. Eduardo M. Año from PCSO general manager Atty. Jose Ferdinand Rojas II.
Año and Rojas also signed the deed of donation and led the blessing of the new ambulance.
Over the years, the
has received various donations from PCSO, including medical equipment and
ambulances. Army General Hospital
The donations helped enhance the hospital's capability and boost the morale of the Army personnel who are recipients of health care services provided by the medical facility.
Rojas said they will continue to help the PA in its mission of preserving peace and order by continuously extending assistance, like donation of ambulances.
Año expressed his gratitude to the PCSO for providing the PA with a new ambulance, an added boost to the health care services of the
. Army General Hospital
"This valuable transport will soon be in service to save the lives of our soldiers. I am certain that this ambulance will greatly add to the efficiency of the
in delivering our troops to healthcare facilities where they can be given
prompt medical intervention. In the same manner, our future soldier-patients
will be more confident knowing that access to emergency medical care is just a
few minutes away with the availability of this field ambulance," he added.