AIMED to provide free medical check-up the included the CT-Scans and MRIs to GAB-licensed boxers and fighters in the country, the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) recently released the names of their partner-hospitals in Western Visayas.
These hospitals include the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Regional Hospital for Bacolod City and Western Visayas Medical Hospital for Iloilo.
This is the result of the discussion taken between GAB and the Department of Health following the previous incidents that concerning hundred pro-boxers and fighters submitting alleged fake medical records to the commission.
GAB Chairman Abraham Kahlil Mitra reiterated that it’s the agency’s mandate to ensure the safety of the pro-boxers by minimizing or eliminating the risks of suffering serious injuries and even deaths.
In order to avail these free medical services, a boxer should get an endorsement from any GAB offices.*