“Tulungan nyo ako na sabihan ang ating mga kababayan, inyong pamilya, at mga miyembo nyo na magregister sa Konsulta Package“, the governor told members of the Dinalupihan civil society organizations during consultation held at municipal town hall.
Mayor Tong Santos was also present in the activity on Monday, the opening day of the Bisita Bayan program of the provincial government in the municipality.
The Konsulta Package aims to address the need of every Filipino to have accessible health care and as part of their effort in the implementation of Universal Health Care Law. The governor said that there are 13 laboratory and diagnostics examinations which can be availed for free, such as complete blood count with platelet count, urinalysis, fecalysis, sputum microscopy, fecal occult blood, pap smear, lipid profile, fasting blood sugar, oral glucose tolerance test, electrocardiogram, creatinine and HbA1c.
Garcia added 21 drugs and medicines are covered by the package, under the following categories: anti-microbial, fluid and electrolytes, anti-asthma, anti-pyretics, anti-diabetic, anti-dyslipidemia, anti-hypertensives, anti-thrombotics and anti-histamine.
The governor also discussed to CSO members the importance of Community-Based Monitoring System and Educhild parenting program.