NSC – Northern Luzon (NL)

Downloads for NSC-CL

NSC-NL Administrative Mechanics for NBS Health Facilities

Meet the NSC-NL Staff

Newborn Screening Center – Northern Luzon (NSC-NL) is the sixth DOH-accredited NSC in the Philippines established at Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital and Medical Center, Batac City, Ilocos Norte. The unit has been offering NBS services in Ilocos Region and Cagayan Valley since May 2017 and has recently received its Go Live status for Expanded Newborn Screening on January 28, 2019.


NSC-NL is headed by Dr. Maria Paz Virginia K. Otayza, with Dr. Modesty A. Leaño as the Laboratory Manager, Dr. Karla Modesta C. Albano as the Follow-Up Head, and Anthony James F. Almazan, RN, MAN as the Program Manager.

First Line
  • Wilson V. Mangrubang, RN
  • Ritchelle O. Lorenzo, CPA
  • Anthony James F. Almazan, RN, MAN
  • Dr. Ma. Paz Virginia K. Otayza
  • Dr. Modesty A. Leano
  • Dr. Karla Modesta C. Albano
  • Ranie Mark N. Soco, RMT
  • Richard A. Huyaban, Ed.D
Second Line
  • Lenie Joy B. Guira
  • Mary Jane A. Palacay
  • Dyan Gay L. Tamayo, RN
  • Shaila Marie G. Obien
  • Janice A. Maneja, RMT
  • Mitchell R. Ver, RMT
  • Shane Marie R. Piamonte, RMT
  • John Alvin C. Bareng, RMT
  • John Kristoffer B. Sacro, RN
  • Maria Charity S. Domingo, RN
  • Dhonnea Marie Sheyryll L. Talaro, RMT
  • Harry M. Diego, RMT
  • Melanie Y. Ibea
  • Benazir L. Ibarra
Third  Line
  • Raymart G. Peralta
  • Kristel Joy P. Apostol, CPA
  • Cherry Noriel S. Dudang, RMT
  • Robelen L. Fontanilla
  • Josephine C. Viloria, RMT
Contact NSC-NL

      For Regions I & II

  • Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital and Medical Center 4F/5F MMMHMC Laboratory Bldg., Brgy 6 San Julian, Batac City, Ilocos Norte
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Contact Numbers: (077) 677 3161