By Alma Cruz Miclat
Did you know the Philippine Heart Center reserves pride of place for the fine arts in its building for medical arts? Its art gallery has been hosting monthly exhibits since 1999, thanks to its chair, Rogelio Caringal, an architect by profession.
IT’S NOT EVERY DAY THAT A PHILIPPINE HOSPITAL TREATS ROYALTY, but that’s what happened when Iso Nanhken Iriarte and his wife Nahnken Hei, leaders of the kingdom of Pohnpei of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) went to the Philippine Heart Center. Iso’s wife needed to have some diagnostic procedures done on her heart and they chose to go to the Philippine Heart Center.