University of Philippines Manila

The country's leader in transforming the lives of the people through excellent health care, education and research, accessible to all.

As the National University Hospital, we are committed to delivering globally- competitive, cost-effective, compassionate and accessible health care to the Filipinos, to provide a world-class education to health professionals, and to generate relevant research that will impact on health policies.

Service - Having the commitment to place customer satisfaction at the core of our organization's business.

Professionalism - Adherence to courtesy, honesty, and responsibility in the discharge of one's duty.

Integrity - Having moral discernment, it is doing the right thing at alltimes and in all circumstances.

Compassion - The motivation to relieve the suffering of others.

Excellence - When we demand more from ourselves than our clients do.

The country's leader in transforming the lives of the people through excellent health care, education and research, accessible to all.

For general concerns:
Operator: +63 2 8554 8400 | 6 AM to 10 PM (Manila time, +0800 UTC))

For general concerns:
UP-PGH Transfer Contact Center | 6 AM to 10 PM (Manila time, +0800 UTC)
+63 932 339 0827 (Viber, Telegram and Sun/Smart)
+63 966 549 2755 (Globe)
+63 2 8524 9966 (Direct Line)
+63 2 8554 8400 local 2538/ 2539

PGH opened its doors to the public on September 1, 1910, under the administration of Hon. Dean C. Worcester as Secretary of the Interior and Dr. Victor G. Heiser as Director of Health. However, it was not until September 10, 1910, that PGH was formally inaugurated.

PGH was placed under the first Filipino administration of Dr. Felipe Calderon, also UPCM Dean

By virtue of the Department of Public Instruction Order No. 1, PGH was supervised and controlled by the Department of Public Instruction thru the Commissioner of Health and Welfare.

President Manuel Quezon transferred PGH from the Department of Public Instruction to the Office of the President ot the Philippines. President Quezon entrusted the general administration as well as the technical supervision and control of the hospital to the UPCM Dean and concurrent PGH Director, Dr. Antonio Sison.

President Ramon Magsaysay separated PGH from the UPCM administratively

The following years witnessed the establishment of difterent units and clinics attesting to the physical and organizational growth of the hospital that enabled it to provide a wide range of health care services to patients and training for health students and health workers.

The new Outpatient Department and the 8-story Central Block Building opened, respectively.

The PGH Outpatient Department was given the Salamin ng Bayan award. It was adjudged as one of the outstanding government offices based on compliance with specitic provisions of RA 6/13 also known as the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees.

PGH was cited as a Gold Trusted brand by the Reader's Digest Asia and was conferred the prestigious Presidential Lingkod Bayan Award by the Civil Service Commission.

PGH was audited by the Anglo-Japanese-American (AJA) Registrars, Inc. and was subsequently granted the much- coveted ISO 9001:2008 certificate for having complied with internationally-accepted quality management system standards.

PGH was given the Pro-active Programs Achievement Award in the two categories - Quality and Productivity Category and Family Welfare and Community Relations Programs Category by the Department of Trade and Industry-Center for Industrial Competitiveness in its annual Search for Model Companies. This award was given to companies that contribute to the national effort in the promotion of industrial peace and harmony, improved productivity, and competitiveness.