Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The Legacy Wall Exhibit Honoring Dra. Fe Del Mundo


August 13, 2018 @ Dr. Fe Del Mundo Medical Center - We witnessed the formal unveiling of Dr. Fe Del Mundo legacy wall showcasing his past achievements during her time and up to present her legacy continues to strive for the institution’s core values of Excellence, Compassion, Community Relevance, Integrity, and Teamwork. As part of their commitment to Dra. Del Mundo’s legacy of care, the leaders, doctors, nurses and healthcare specialists at Fe del Mundo Medical Center have dedicated themselves to the service of the community.









Since it started to manage the operations of Fe del Mundo Medical Center in 2013, Mount Grace Hospitals, Inc. has committed to honor its distinguished founder by carrying on her legacy of compassionate care.

A multi-awarded pediatrician, Dr. Fe del Mundo was the first woman and first Asian to study at the Harvard Medical School. In 1941, she helped care for the children of foreign soldiers detained at the internment camp of the University of Santo Tomas. She became known as the “Angel of Santo Tomas” for her humanitarian efforts. 

In 1957, Dr. Del Mundo founded the Children’s Medical Center which in 2002 was renamed Fe del Mundo Medical Center in her honor. 

Today, Fe del Mundo Medical Center is a modern, revitalized community hospital with highly competent doctors, nurses and healthcare experts ready to render multi-specialty medical services to patients of all ages. 

An affiliate of United Laboratories, Inc., Mount Grace is a network of hospitals specializing in the facilitation of patient access to medical services through its presence in key urban areas nationwide.

In recent years, the joint efforts of Mount Grace and Fe del Mundo Medical Center have resulted in an ongoing modernization program that includes systems and processes improvement, facility upgrades and medical services expansion. 

By educating members of the community on health and lifestyle trends with special emphasis on relevant information on advances in the field of wellness. While serving the medical needs of the Community, Fe del Mundo Medical Center is also committed to fostering an environment conducive to health. 

Fe del Mundo Medical Center unveils the Legacy Wall, which pays tribute to the hospital’s revered founder. The distinguished guests of honor include Ms. Elisa Bengzon, Chairperson of the Dr. Fe Del Mundo Center Foundation Phils. Inc., and officials of Mt. Grace Hospitals, Inc. led by its Chief Operating Officer Mr. Rhais Gamboa.

RAD WOMEN WORLDWIDE IS A BOOK ABOUT WOMEN REVOLUTIONARIES WHO SHAPED HISTORY FROM ENHEDUANNA OF MESOPOTAMIA WHO LIVED 4,3UU YEARS AGO AND IS THE OLDEST KNOWN AUTHOR OF STORIES, POEMS AND SONGS. TO ANG SAN SUU KYI FROM BURMA WHO WAS IMPRISONED FOR 15 YEARS FOR HOLDING PRO-DEMOCRACY RALLIES AND OVERTURNED AN OPPRESSIVE MILITARY REGINE. 
THE BOOK PORTRAYS FE DEL MUNDO FROM THE PHILIPPINES AS THE SEVENTH OF FORTY EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN IN THE WORLD WHO CHANGED THE RULES PUSHED BOUNDARIES, AND HELPED MAKE A BETTER FUTURE FOR US ALL. THE FIRST WOMAN ADMITTED TO HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL, "THE ANGEL OF SANTO TOMAS" WHO CARED FOR 400 CHILDREN CONFINED IN INTERNMENT CAMPS BY THE JAPANESE, "THE GRAND DAME OF PHILIPPINE PEDIATRICS" WHOSE PORTRAIT WAS IN THE CONFERENCE HALL OF THE HOSPITAL WITH THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE "AS MANKIND OWES TO CHILDREN THE BEST IT HAS TO GIVE, THIS CENTER IS A MODEST LEGACY TO THE CHILDREN OF OUR LAND." 

INDEED, FE DEL MUNDO'S LEGACY'S ENSHRINED IN THE HOSPITAL SHE FOUNDED IN 1957. WE THANK DRA. FE WHO CONTINUES TO PRAY FROM THE HEAVENLY REALMS FOR GOD'S DIVINE PROVIDENCE AND MERCY TO PROTECT US FROM CALAMITIES AND ADVERSITIES. WE THANK OUR PARTNERS. MOUNT GRACE HOSPITALS AND PINEHURST MEDICAL SERVICES, FOR REDEVELOPING THE FE DEL MUNDO MEDICAL CENTER INTO A WORLD CLASS CENTER OF EXCELLENCE AND PRESERVED HER LEGACY IN THE WALL OF THR HOSPITAL MAIN LOBBY.

THE DR. FE DEL MUNDO MEDICAL CENTER FOUNDATION PHIL. INC. IS CONTINUING DRA. FE'S LEGACY OF EXCELLENCE OF LIFE AND LOVE IN A PROGRAM OF RESEARCH. TRAINING, COMMUNITY, AND COMPASSIONATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY TO MARGINALIZED SECTORS OF SOCIETY AS FOLLOWS:


  • REVIVING THE MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH CENTERS DRA. FE ESTABLISHED IN BINAN, CABUYAO, LILIW. MEXICO AND PINAOOD. 
  • ASSISTING THE VALUES EDUCATION FOR MANGYAN TEACHERS AND BAMBOO LIVELIHOOD PROJECT IN ORIENTAL MINDORO. 
  • ADOPTING THE WHITE CROSS ORPHANAGE. 
  • PROVIDING MEDICAL AND COMPASSIONATE CARE FOR TERMINALLY ILL CHILDREN WITH CANCER IN BAHAY ARUGA. 
  • FUNDING INDIGENT PATIENTS, MEDICAL MISSIONS, AND RESEARCH OF PED1ATR1C RESIDENTS.

OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR IS DR. MARTHONY "ATO" BASCO. 

COMMUNITY PEDIATRICS DIVISION HEAD OF MEDICAL CITY. HE IS A PEDIATRICIAN, PUBLIC HEALTH SPECIALIST. MANAGER. ADMINISTRATOR. TV.RADIO HOST, WHO HAD COLLABORATED WITH DRA. FE'S ADVOCACIES. 

INCLOSING, I QUOTE DRA, FE'S FAVORITE LINES IN 'THE SONG "DIYOS AY PAG-IBIG" EXPRESSING HER WISH " MAGMAHALAN AT MAGTULUNGAN KAHIT NA TAYO'Y MAGKAHIWALAY..."

YES DRA. FE, WE PROMISE TO TAKE CARE. 
MAGMAHALAN AT MAGTULUNGAN 
KAHIT NA TAYO'Y MAGKAHIWALAY.

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