Responsible persons for this hospital are Dr. Norma Palmero (PHO I), Dr. Luisito The (PHO II), and Loida Ico (Chief Nurse/Nurse IV)
During the time of Dr. Palmero, she requested nebulizers for three depressed barangays (2 were equipped and 1 no nebulizer as of now). There are three existing nebulizers units (from the Provincial Government) serving the towns of Maria Aurora, San Luis, Dipaculao and Baler. The hospital is located in Baler, Aurora (a 3rd class municipality). It has a 25 bed capacity hospital but the hospital accepts up to a 50-bed capacity. Average patients is at 20 (in-patient) and 15 emergency room cases per day.
A new hospital is under construction through sponsorship of JAICA for equipment and infrastructure
Responsible persons are Dr. Arturo Parilla (MHO) and Mercedes Salamanca (PHN)
A 3rd class municipality dependent on fiishing and farming, the RHU takes in an average of five patients daily. The RHU has five nebulizer units, but three are defective. Medicines are provided by the local government unit,the provincial government, and the DOH.
From Monday to Friday, nebulizers are lent out after clinic hours.
Maria Aurora Community Hospital
Responsible persons are Dr. Myrna Nicer (COH) and Edelmina Macabitus (Chief Nurse).
The community hospital has existing 25 beds but the authorized capacity is for is only 10 beds. The Japanese Embassy provided 25 new beds last 2009 and four nebulizer units from J installed at OPD & Ward; one is now defective and one is on standby.
Medicines and supplies are provided by the provincial government. One visiting physician comes once a week. There are ten patients per day on the average.
Maria Aurora RHU
Responsible persons are Dr. Roman Balangue (MHO) and Maria Vera Laceno (PHN)
There are two nebulizers and are lent out through midwives where needed. Additionally, there are ten BHS with nebulizers. Patients take care of their own nebules.
The local government unit take care of medicines and supplies.
San Luis RHU
Responsible persons are Dr. Maria Dura Uy (MHO) and Jen Tamayo (Nurse).
The RHU has only one nebulizer. Patients take care of their own nebules.
Person responsible is Dr. Nenita Hernandez (MHO).
The existing one nebulizer is enough for the RHU because they are located beside the provincial hospital.
Casiguran District Hospital
Persons responsible are Dr. Rowel Rioflorido (COH) and Jocelyn Villar (Rad. Tech.).
There are three existing nebulizers but only one is in full working condition with one defective and the other one partially defective.
The 25 bed capacity district hospital only has electric power from 10 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.
It serves the towns of Dinalungan, Casiguran and Dilasag, Aurora and Dinapigue & Palanan (part of Isabela).
There are two physicians and an average five to ten patients per day.
Persons responsible are Dr. Merill Danay (MHO) and Judith Hernandez (Midwife II).
There is one nebulizer in this 2nd class municipality. The unit is also lent out after clinic hours and returned the following day for clinc opening. The RHU has two to three patients per day on the average.
Persons responsible are Dr. Lani Veronica Cebedo (MHO) and Lucena Briones (PHN).
There is only one existing nebulizer and the kit tube is even defective. Electricity is from 9a.m. to 12noon and 2pm to 5pm only (generator from the LGU), which is needed for nebulizer operation. There are eleven barangays falling under the RHU and none of them has a nebulizer. Average number of patients is three to fice per day.