Catbalogan wins at Health Regional Awards

Catbalogan City Health Office won the Manuel L. Quezon Award of Excellence and Philippine Package of Essential Non-Communicable Disease Program (PHILPEN) Award during the Recognition of Regional Health Achievers on December 8, 2017 at Patio Victoria Resort, San Jose, Tacloban City.

Catbalogan City is the only LGU in thr Province of Samar who bagged the Manuel L. Quezon Award of Excellence for the National TB Program.

PHILPEN is an award given to LGU who has excellence in Non-Communicable Disease Program.

“Malipayon ngan nagpapasalamat kita hini nga award. Usa ini nga pagpakita nga ha pagkaurusa, damo it aton makakabuta. Damo nga salamat kan Mayor Step hit iya paghatag hin duon hit Serbisyo Panlawas” Dra. Tizon exclaimed.

Mayor Step immediately sent her congratulations to the entire City Health Office upon knowing the good news.

Recognition of Regional Health Achievers is annual award given by the Department of Health Region VIII to Local Government Units with excellent implementation of various health programs.

(Photos by Dr. Amalia M. Tirazona; Article by Roldan John Larios)

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