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Arroyo doctor’s diagnosis not Makati Med’s

/ 02:17 AM August 19, 2012

Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. FILE PHOTO

Makati Medical Center corporate communications head Marc Funelas on Saturday sent a text message to the Philippine Daily Inquirer saying that Dr. Roberto V. Anastacio’s remarks on the health condition of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in a press conference  on Friday “were not MMC’s statement.”

Funelas said that the press conference was held at the Dome Cafe behind the hospital and not at the MMC.

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A short statement from the MMC Patient Relations Office further clarified that:

“The interview and press statement, and its subsequent release, that took place yesterday (Friday) afternoon at Dome Cafe  on Dela Rosa St., Makati City regarding Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s health condition came from Dr. Roberto V. Anastacio, reflective of his official function as her attending physician.

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“This clarifies the confusion stemming from the media regarding the source of such information.”

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