Preservation, promotion or restoration of the health of Ligaoeños through the delivery of health services, including dental nutrition and sanitation programs, in accordance with the DOH standards & guidelines; and to formulate & develop policies to further strengthen the delivery services
Health for all Ligaoeños
Partnership with the people to ensure equity, quality, and access to Healthcare
Health sector Policy Services; Hospital Services; Health Promotion Services
The City Health Unit also established the Tuberculosis-Directly Observed Treatment Short Course and public-private mix DOTS Program in order to combat Tuberculosis. Presently, 1,104 registered TB patients were cured, while 3,979 pneumonia cases were treated. Social Hygiene Clinic was also established to address STI cases in the city. At present, 163 cases of STI were examined, counseled and treated with free medicines provided by the LGU.
Another flagship program of the City Health Office is its mass blood donation, also dubbed as Citizen’s Lifeline Service. The program mainly addresses the problem on availability and adequate supply of safe blood. To date, there are 3,313 units of 500 cc blood collected from 663 donors every year. From the main purpose of collecting blood, the program had also established community involvement and volunteerism among citizens with its promotion and encouragement of donating blood.
There are 55 Barangay Health Centers stationed throughout the City intended to serve the remotest and farthest barangay in the City.
BARANGAY HEALTH STATIONS
Aside from the services given by the City Health Center and City Public Infirmary, Ligao City hosts the 25-bed Josefina Belmonte Duran Memorial District Hospital located in Barangay Tuburan.
There are also three private hospitals in the City– the Dr. Sofronio Garcia Memorial Hospital, Perpetual Help Medical Hospital, and Zone Medical and Intervention Hospital Inc.
STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE FOR PATIENT CARE
- 7th SALUD BIKOLNON AWARDS 2016
- Grand winner Senior Citizen Friendliest Municipality/City
- Top Performing Local Government Unit in the Implementation of Oplan Tsekap 2016
- Orally Fit Community (Local Government Unit Category
- Best Implementer of National TB Control Program(Municipality/City Category)
- Best Achiever for Belly Good Health (LGU Category)