LMC 1st Quarter National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill
Laguna Medical Center
April 19, 2017
The Laguna Medical Center (LMC) headed by Dr. Edgar M. Palacol through its Health Emergency Management Bureau (HEMB) Chairman, Dr. Alvin Bernabe, facilitated the 1st National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) for the Calendar Year 2017 on March 24, 2017.
HEMB is an event-basedcommittee assigned for the preparedness andresponding to health emergencies and disasters.Itaims to educate and train all LMC personnel, patients and their relatives, and every person within the hospital; and is responsible for the safe conduct of such hospital, provincial, district and national events.
In this year’s NSED, about 59 participants from different LMC departments and sections were oriented, trained and simulatedan actual earthquake scenario. After which, HEMB marshals conducted a post evaluation meeting.