Health Service

The UST Health Service delivers the Thomasian Health Care System which involves the efficient and effective delivery of primary, emergency and specialty health care and the implementation of programs and projects for promotive and preventive medicine to all the members of the Thomasian Community.

Formerly called the Student Health Service dedicated to take care of the health needs of the Thomasian students , this campus health facility was later tasked to deliver health care to the faculty, and support staff as well. It now bears the name UST Health Service.

Mission

To deliver comprehensive health care to the Thomasian Community with a team of compassionate, competent and committed health professionals and support staff

Vision

To be the premiere center of university health care

Services Offered

COMPREHENSIVE THOMASIAN HEALTH CARE DELIVERY

    1. Entry level physical examination for all freshmen and for all participants of off- campus curricular activities as per order of the Commission on Higher Education
    2. General consultation and treatment of the students, faculty, support staff and their dependents
    3. Specialty Care in Surgery, Pulmonology, Ophthalmology, Eye/Nose and Throat (ENT), Neurology & Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Anesthesia, Dermatology and Family Medicine
    4. Dental care services
    5. Radiological services
    6. Emergency care
    7. Free starter doses of prescribed medicines

PREVENTIVE HEALTH PROGRAMS

    1. Disease Awareness Campaign
    2. Anti- Smoking
    3. Anti-Drug Abuse:
    4. a. Mandatory Drug Test for Freshmen
    5. b. Random Drug Test for 10% of the Thomasian Community members
    6. Anti-Dengue (aligned with the 4S DOH campaign)
    7. Immunization Program
    8. Food Safety Program (under the Crisis Management Team)

PROMOTIVE HEALTH PROGRAMS

“USTeps to Neocentennial Wellness,” the physical wellness program of the University launched in February 2008

Wellness Day Program for academic units and departments (upon request):

1.Wellness Fair

– Body Mass Index Determination
– Nutrition Counseling
– Health Risk Assessment

2. Wellness Mini- Convention

We conduct Wellness Talks on the following Current Health Issues:

– Smoking
– Drug abuse
– Alcoholism
– Sexually Transmitted Infections
– Dengue
– Diet and Exercise

3. Physical Fitness Sessions- in cooperation with IPEA

THE HEALTH SERVICE PROJECTS

FREE Wellness Screening for the Thomasian Community:

    1. Complete Blood Count
    2. Urinalysis
    3. Fasting Blood Sugar
    4. Cholesterol
    5. Osteoporosis
    6. Triglycerides
    7. ECG

Administrator

Ma. Salve C. Olalia, M.D., Director

Contact Information

UST Health Service
España, Manila, Philippines

Contact Numbers:      406 1611 loc 8211
Telefax :       731 4311