Patrick de Leon, the deputy for administration at AFPMC, will serve as acting commander, the Armed Forces of the Philippines public affairs said in a statement.
Mejia was assigned as acting commander of the AFPMC in an acting capacity in August last year and officially assumed the position in December.
The turnover, held at the AFPMC
Auditorium on Tuesday, was presided by no less than AFP Chief of Staff Gen.
Duterte's visit to the AFPMC
was the second military hospital he visited in two weeks.
Harold Cabunoc said the decision to let the four undergo quarantine at the AFPMC was based on Department of Health (DOH) guidelines.
Meanwhile, another peacekeeper who had arrived earlier and was being held under quarantine on Caballo Island was also brought to the AFPMC after complaining of chest pains.
He was temporarily replaced by Colonel Benedicto Jovellanos, the deputy chief of the AFPMC
Hemongala said that he once attempted to take his own life when he was confined at AFPMC
but thought otherwise when a captain pulled him back from the second floor window and told him to think about his family.
The agreement was also attended by AFP Chief General Emmanuel Bautista, AFPMC Commanding General Brigadier General Normanda Sta.
In this program, both AFPMC and MMC Foundation will share technical resources and open their facilities to conferences, workshops, training sessions, coaching and mentoring sessions by the MMC Foundation for AFPMC for free.
MANILA -- Twenty-four battle casualties from the military were promoted to the next permanent higher rank by Armed Forces Chief General Jessie Dellosa at the AFP Medical Center (AFPMC), the military's public information office said Tuesday.
Dellosa was on his gift-giving and hospital visit with AFPMC Commander Brigadier General Normando Sta.