City receives Regional Sandugo Award from DOH

Catbalogan City through City Mayor Coefredo “Tekwa” Uy was among the recent recipients of the Regional Sandugo Award from the Department of Health (DOH) during its Health Achievers 2012 Awarding Ceremony last December 17, 2012 at The Oriental Resort & Hotel, Palo, Leyte.

The Sandugo Award is the highest award given to local officials supporting the voluntary blood donation program. This award is given to Local Government Executives for their active involvement to maintain an adequate safe blood supply in the country. The Sandugo Awards for Local Government Executives in an initiative of the Department of Health to recognize Local Government Executives who give their full support ti the National Voluntary Blood Services Program (NVBSP).

Said Award was received by City Councilor & Sangguniang Panlungsod Committee Chair on Health Hon. Stephany Uy-Tan along with City Health Officer Dr. Gerarda Tizon.

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