NEWS | 2018/09/26 | LKRO
Kidapawan City, September 26, 2018 – Our Local Chief Executive, here together with the City Health Officer were awarded by Zuellig Family Foundation as one of the “Outstanding Bridging Leader in Public Health.”
Mayor Joseph Evangelista and Dr. Jocelyn Encienzo formally received the plaque and certificates during the 10th Health Leadership and Governance Symposium in Metro Manila, September 25, 2018 (Tuesday).
Before this, the city government underwent a thorough assessment with representatives from ZZF probing the performance of Health programs and initiatives.
As well as the passage and implementation of local legislations particularly on Health and Sanitation, Anti-smoking, control and eradication of Sexually transmitted Diseases; equal employment privileges to Person with Disability (PWDs); food and drink regulation in school premises; and giving incentive and protection to barangay health workers.
According to Mayor Evangelista, the award pushes him to be more motivated in pursuing accessible and reliable health initiatives to all sectors.
Zuellig Family Foundation is an International Organization which oversees and recognizes health efforts of different agencies. (CiO)