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Taguig Honored by DOH for Exemplary Health Initiatives

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In a recent ceremony organized by the Department of Health (DOH) Metro Manila Center for Health Development (DOH-MMCHD) at Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria, Ortigas, the City of Taguig emerged as a shining beacon of health initiatives and was recognized for its exemplary performance in the Healthy Setting Recognition Program.

The city achieved remarkable success, securing two prestigious awards during the event. Taguig was honored as the "Champions of Health Promotion In The Community" for its outstanding execution of the DOH Community Health Promotion Playbooks 2023. Additionally, the city received the "Playbook Champion Award for Immunization" in acknowledgment of its exceptional implementation of the DOH Community Health Promotion Playbooks focusing on Immunization.

These accolades underscore Taguig's unwavering commitment to delivering high-quality, accessible, and free health programs and services to its residents. The city's dedication to health promotion and disease prevention stands as a testament to its continuous efforts to enhance public health within its boundaries.


Dr. Norena Osano, City Health Officer, along with Dr. Cecille Montales, Executive Assistant for Health, Dr. Sherry Ann Juta-Bergado, Universal Healthcare Program Manager, and Dr. Abdul Jalil T. Sanday, Health Education Promotion Office Medical Coordinator, proudly accepted these prestigious awards on behalf of Taguig City.

This recognition follows Taguig City's earlier acknowledgment by the DOH Center for Health Development on October 20. The city was lauded for its exceptional performance during the Local Health System Recognition: 2022 LGU Health Scorecard Implementation event held at Cocoon Hotel in Quezon City, marking yet another testament to the city's dedication to advancing healthcare services and wellness initiatives for its constituents.

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