Health orientations held for Zampen LGUs PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 02 May 2015 15:56

The Department of Health-9 under Regional Director Nimfa B. Torrizo  conducted  a series of  health orientations  for the  different local government units of Zamboanga Peninsula on April 29-30,2015 at the Guillermo Hotel in Pagadian City.

Councilor Vincent Paul “VP” Elago, chairman of the City Council’s Committee on Health and Sanitation, who attended the orientation, said that the DOH-9-sponsored orientations aimed to inform local government units in the region on the importance of R. A  7883 otherwise known as the “Barangay Health  Workers Benefits and Incentives  Act of  1995.”

Different Association Barangay Councils (ABC) presidents from the region attended the orientations.

“It is very important that the ABC presidents in the region to attend the orientations because they are serving the people and they are in the forefront of barangays in the Zamboanga Peninsula,” Elago emphasized.

Here in Zamboanga City the ABC President is Councilor Gerry “ Totng” Perez.

Elagolauded DOH-9  for giving importance the role of barangay health workers. — Allen Abastillas