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December 28 2018

MakatiMed clinches international merit award for quality care service excellence

Makati Medical Center recently received a Merit Award from the International Hospital Federation (IHF) at the 42nd World Hospital Congress in Brisbane, Australia for exceptional quality care for patients.

The Switzerland-based non-profit organization, composed of hospitals and healthcare organizations from around the globe, selected MakatiMed’s Infection Prevention and Control Program as the Merit Awardee for the IHF/Austco Excellence Award for Quality & Safety and Patient-Centered Care. The award recognizes MakatiMed’s initiative for quality healthcare delivery as one of the “Hospitals’ Best Practices” presented in the World Hospital Congress.


MakatiMed earns recognition for quality and patient-centered care services. The MakatiMed Infection Prevention and Control Program staff with Johnny B. Sinon, MD, Medical Director.
MakatiMed was the only healthcare institution from the Philippines that made the cut in its category after an extensive review. IHF’s panel of judges, composed of top healthcare leaders, selected the country’s top hospital over other healthcare organizations from Canada, Australia, USA, India, and Taiwan.

“MakatiMed’s latest achievement, a Merit Award from the IHF Committee, is a testament of the hospital’s continuous endeavor to provide world-class medical services through its quality healthcare delivery,” said Johnny B. Sinon, MD, Medical Director of MakatiMed.

IHF recognizes the best practices, achievements and innovation of healthcare organizations around the world to advance the level of medical services and establish healthy societies.
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