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Organization Contact Information

Name: De La Salle University Medical Center
Street 1: Gov. D. Mangubat Avenue
Street 2:
City: Dasmarinas
Province: Cavite
Post Code:
Country: Philippines
Phone: (632) 988-3100; (6346) 481-8
Organization Email:
Web Site:
Other Online Presence:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Alfred
Last Name: Milano
Title: Infection Control Nurse-Assistant; TB Core Team Nurse
Phone: 09054724690

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms.
First Name: Rona Elaine
Last Name: Sarmiento
Title: Head Nurse - OB/Pedia Unit Tagaytay Medical Center

General Information

Board Constituency: Technical agencies
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
If yes, please enter your registration number:
Organization Type - Primary: Academic / Research Institution
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Organization Description:
I am currently the TB Core Team Nurse in our institution.

Our team would like to take part in the goal of our country in the eradication of TB for our next generation.

Authored a TB referral system with flowcharts to be implemented in the hospital for referral of presumptive and/or confirmed TB to the peripheral TB-DOTS facility.
Do you know about the UNHLM declaration:

Specializations / Areas of Work

Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development
Technical Assistance
Working on Key Populations related to TB

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Internet search
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: No
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
As empowered by the local law of the Philippines (RA 10767:Comprehensive TB Elimination Plan Act), the DLS UMC created a sub unit from the Infection Prevention and Control Office (IPCO), named TB Core Team to take care of TB-related concerns in the hospital. With the increasing number of patients diagnosed with presumptive and/ or confirmed with Tuberculosis, the TB Core Team would implements the TB Referral System that was a product of several consultative meetings with concerned departments. This referral system aims to catch all cases of presumptive and/or confirmed TB patients that are admitted in our hospital. This cases will then be reported to the next higher institution (Department of Health) also as part of our surveillance and/or to the peripheral TB-DOTS facility as referral for identification of TB status, through our TB lab (with DSSM and Gene-Xpert), for enrollment and ultimately for treatment. That way, we have a holistic approach in combating and eliminating the disease.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Philippines
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
Hospital Referral System with Flowcharts for Admitted Patients

Hospital Infection Prevention and Control Guidelines and Policies

Hospital Infection Prevention and Control Guidelines and Policies


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: February 24, 2017
Last updated: March 8, 2017