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  • Hazel H.
  • 5 years ago

The Provincial Government of Bataan (PGB), through the Provincial Health Office (PHO) formally launched today, July 18 the 1Bataan Seal of Healthy Barangay at Lou-Is Restaurant, Balanga City.

Aimed at improving the life expectancy of every Bataeño, the 1Bataan Seal for Healthy Barangay is an incentive based program wherein 50,000 pesos will be awarded every month to every barangay who can comply to the following criteria: 0% cases in dengue, animal bite, maternal and infant deaths, non communicable diseases, drug cases and lower mortality count.
Also included in the criteria are: 100% efficiency in immunization/vaccination, voluntary blood donation, and compliance to the 1Million Trees for 1Bataan (1M41B) Challenge which encourages every person in the barangay to plant at least 10 trees.

In attendance are mayors, vice mayors, councilors, barangay officials, health workers, media men and other stakeholders from all over the province who actively took part in the open forum and commitment signing.

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