Foundation Day
Saint Anthony Mother and Child Hospital (SAMCH), formerly Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) Extension I, has been in existence since 1991, initially operating as an outpatient service. In 1994, it became an independent 25-bed hospital providing obstetric, gynecologic, and pediatric care to the urban poor of the south district of Cebu and its neighboring Municipalities and Barangay.
Saint Anthony Mother and Child Hospital is one of the retained facilities of the Department of Health.letterhead

In support of the whole nation’s celebration for 2014 Nutrition Month (July 1 - 31, 2014),nm2014 SAMCH will be conducting various activities in the month of July with the emphasis on this year’s theme, “Kalamidad Paghandaan: Gutom at Malnutrisyon Agapan!” The specific objectives of this celebration are the following: (1) To identify the importance of nutrition in emergencies; (2) To determine the food-based and non-food based nutrition interventions in emergencies; and (3) To know the protocol for micronutrient supplementation during emergencies.

Source from QMS: Jonah Lydia B. Guillena, RN, MN

The National Patient Safety Day is celebrated on June 25 each year with the theme, “NAVIGATE YOUR HEALTH…SAFELY.”


Patient safety and quality patient care is a program of the Department of Health under Administrative Order No. 22. With this celebration, the following are its specific objectives: (1) To identify the value of patient safety on the delivery of quality patient care among policy makers, health workers, and health administrators; and (2) To disseminate to the public that a patient – health care provider partnership is important in providing safer care.

Source from QMS: Jonah Lydia B. Guillena, RN, MN

Invitation for Negotiated Procurement