The Davao Regional Medical Center advocates a 100% smoke-free environment. As part of the advocacy and campaign to a healthier lifestyle, the DRMC Smoking Cessation Clinic provides a free service to help the DRMC employees and walk-in clienteles to stop smoking to improve their health.

The DRMC Smoking Cessation Clinic is located at the 2nd floor of the OPD building, beside Conference Room A.

Clinic Schedule:

  • Monday-Friday (except holidays), 8am-5pm

Quit line Number: 0922-6808893 (sun)

Services Offered:

  1. Recruitment of clients (hospital employees, referral from other clinical departments, walk-in clients)
  2. One on one or group behavioral counselling
  3. Telephone support
  4. Stress management
  5. Medical intervention (pharmacologic)
  6. Healthy lifestyle promotion
  7. IEC distribution

Smoking Cessation Program Coordinators:

  1. Dr. Marjorie Pelegrino – Over-all Program Manager
  2. Dr. Kristine C. Israel-Zantua – SCP Medical Coordinator
  3. Ms. Agnes Catoera, RN – HEPO III
  4. Ms. Alyne Mercado, RN – SCP Nurse Coordinator

Smoking Cessation Clinic Providers:

  1. Dr. Kristine C. Israel-Zantua
  2. Dr. Suzette H. Solis
  3. Dr. Cindy B. Beldua
  4. Dr. Milfe A. Ababa

Smoking Cessation Program Task Force:

  1. Chairman:                 Dr. Chrysteler Q. Clet
  2. Co-chairman:            Mr. Fructuso Vicada, Jr., RN
  3. Members:                   Ms. Zenaida B. Bañez

Ms. Leah A. Alonzo

Ms. Christine M. Malagapo

Ms. Darlene Joy P. Caligdong

Mr. Fritz Jason A. Angeles

Mr. Harvey S. Patayan

Mr. Marvin M. Veloso

Prepared by:

Kristine C. Israel-Zantua, MD, DFM

SCP Medical Coordinator