TACLOBAN CITY – To give updates on the different Department of Health programs, the DOH Representatives in all municipalities in the region conducted their semi-annual meeting at Asia Stars Hotel on June 17-18, 2014.

DOH-Rep advocates the different programs of the department such as Family Planning, Expanded Program for Organizations, Maternal Care, Child and Nutrition, Leprosy Control Program, Tuberculosis Control Program, among others.

Aside from the updates on the various DOH programs, they presented their accomplishments and discussed gaps and issues on problems encountered in the field between local government unit and the DOH.

DOH-Rep point person Lucia Milagros Abantao said that their role in the municipality is that they serve as the conduit or linkage between the DOH and the LGU. (REINALORE P. GUIMBAOLIBOT)