Lacson names Relota new TLJPH chief 

Dr. Francis Gabriel Relota* 

Dr. Francis Gabriel Relota will be the new head of the Teresita Lopez Jalandoni Provincial Hospital (TLJPH) in Silay City, Negros Occidental  Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson said on Tuesday, June 25. 

Relota is the current TLJPH Chief of Clinics, who is in charge of the hospital’s day-to-day operations.

He will replace Dr. Mary Ann Maestral who has been appointed  Department of Health undersecretary, Lacson said. 

Maestral informed him that she is accepting the position of undersecretary, the governor said.

“We would like to thank Dr. Maestral for all that she has done to improve the services of Teresita  that is now at level two and headed for level three”, Lacson said. 

“Dr. Relota is also committed to continue the improvement of the services in Teresita,” he added. 

Maestral, who  has headed the TLJPH since 2021, said the succession plan at the hospital is in place. 

She has 30 days for the turnover, Maestral said.* 

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