Catbalogan continues to rake awards in public health

Catbalogan City continues to rake awards and recognitions in public health

It was not without sheer passion, commitment and dedication that Catbalogan City Health Office received awards and recognition during the Awarding of Health Achievers in Oriental Hotel, Palo, Leyte today December 7, 2018.

Among the awards received were on attaining a target of 85% and above on Deworming, Mass Drug Administration of 75% and above on Schistosomiasis, and Philippine Package of Essential Non-Communicable Diseases (PhilPen) Special Award.

Dr. Gerarda Tizon personally received the awards together with her staffs from the City Health Office and she attributed much to the staunch leadership and support that the administration of Mayor Stephany Uy-Tan has given through out the years.

“Ini ngatanan dire namon makakabu-tan kun dire tungod hit hul-os ngan makusog nga suporta hit liderato ni Mayor Step ha aton mga programa panlawas” she emphasized.

She further offered the awards to the hardworking public health professionals and barangay health workers and volunteers for the unwavering passion and commitment in achieving these accomplishments.

“Siyempre dire magiginposible ini tanan kun dire tungod han aton mga kaurusa ha serbisyo panlawas. An aton pagkaurusa nagbunga hini nga mga pagkilala”

With all the challenges in implementing public health programs, the City Health Office will continue to work harder and is always committed to step forward stronger, together with the various sectors of our society in order to achieve better health services in Catbalogan.

Awarding of Regional Health Achievers is an annual event by the Department of Health to give recognition to those public health structures whose performance in various indicators has excelled thereby contributing in achieving the goals of the department.

(Photos by Freida Marie Piczon, Article by Roldz Larios)
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