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DFCP's residency program in Makati recognized

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Makati City Mayor Abby Binay congratulated the Department of Family and Community Medicine of the Makati Health Department after it was recognized by the Philippine Academy of Family Physicians (PAFP) for their new residency training program. The mayor expressed her pride in the achievement and recognized the department's efforts in promoting quality healthcare for Makati residents.

According to Mayor Abby Binay, Makati is the first city in Metro Manila to have a practice-based residency training program accredited by the PAFP. This accreditation is a testament to the city's commitment to providing quality healthcare services to its constituents.

The Department of Family and Community Medicine's new residency training program focuses on providing a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to healthcare. The program aims to produce highly skilled physicians who are equipped to handle various health concerns and challenges faced by the community.


The PAFP is a professional organization of family physicians in the Philippines that aims to promote excellence in family medicine. The organization recognizes residency training programs that adhere to their standards and criteria for quality healthcare.

The Makati Health Department's achievement in being accredited by the PAFP is a significant milestone for the city. The recognition is expected to strengthen the city's healthcare system and improve the quality of care provided to its residents.

Mayor Abby Binay commended the Department of Family and Community Medicine for their dedication and hard work in developing the new residency training program. The mayor also assured the department of the city government's continued support in further improving the healthcare services in Makati. With the successful accreditation of the residency training program, Makati's residents can expect to receive high-quality healthcare services from highly skilled and competent healthcare professionals.

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