EVMC opens medical facility for seafarers and OFWs

EVMC opens medical facility for seafarers and OFWs

The Eastern Visayas Medical Center (EVMC) opened a medical facility for OFWs and seafarers on Wednesday, October 19. 

TACLOBAN CITY – OFWs and seafarers in Eastern Visayas no longer need to travel to larger cities for pre-employment medical examinations, thanks to the Eastern Visayas Medical Center (EVMC) in Tacloban City, which officially opened a facility for them on Wednesday, October 19.

The facility offers the following Mandatory Pre-Employment Medical Examinations to this sector: Physical Examination, Laboratory, Chest X-Ray, ECG, Drug Test, Visual Acuity and Ishihara, Dental Examination, Audiometry, and Psychological Examination.

Opening of EVMC Medical Facility for OFW and SEAFARERS on October 19, 2022. Services offered are: Mandatory...

Posted by Eastern Visayas Medical Center on Thursday, October 13, 2022

With the development of the largest medical center in Region 8, more OFWs from the area will be able to save money and family time while on vacation.

EVMC Medical Chief Dr. Salvador Evardone, Dr. Lilibeth Andrade of DOH-8, Atty. Mark Stephen Reyes, a member of the Multi-Sectoral Governance Council, along with  DOLE (Department of Labor and Employment), MARINA (Maritime Industry Authority), NMP (National Maritime Polytechnic), and POEA (Philippine Overseas Employment Administration), came to grace the said occasion. —iTacloban (Source: TCIO)

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