Departments

City Health Office


Dra. Eloisa Aquino
City Health Officer
Email: cho@cityofsanfernando.gov.ph

Responsible for formulating program implementation guidelines and rules and regulations in order to assist the LCE in the efficient, effective and economical implementation of health service program geared to implement health-related projects and activities;

Responsible for the formulation of measures in carrying out activities to ensure the delivery of basic services and provision of adequate facilities relative to health services provided under Sec. 17 of the LGC of 1991;

Responsible for the development of plans and strategies and upon aproval thereof by the LCE, implement the same, particularly those which have to do with health programs and projects which the LCE is empowered to implement and which the SP is empowered to provide under the LG Code of 1991;

Responsible for the formulation and implementation of policies, plans and projects to promote the health of the people in the city;

Responsible for advising the LCE and the SP on matters pertaining to health;

Responsible for the execution and enforcement of all laws, ordinances and regulations relating to public health;

Responsible for the recommendation to the SP through the Local Health Board the passage of such ordinances as deem necessary for the preservation of public health;

Responsible for the recommendation of the prosecution of any violation of sanitary laws, ordinances or regulations;

Responsible for directing the sanitary inspection of all business establishment selling food items or providing accommodation such as hotels, motels, lodging houses, pension houses, and the like, in accordance with the Sanitation Code;

Responsible for the conduct of health information campaigns and render health intelligence services;

Responsible for the coordination with other government agencies and non-government organizations involved in the promotion and delivery of health services.

RURAL HEALTH UNITS

Responsible for administering rural health services;

Responsible for providing medical and medico-legal care;

Responsible for providing epidemiological and environmental health services;

Responsible for providing continuing education in matter of public health;

Responsible for giving trainings and attend medical missions;

Responsible for providing field medical services – medical, dental, nursing, laboratory, environmental sanitation and midwifery or barangay health services;

Responsible for monitoring and inspection of water supply sanitation, excreta & sewage disposal, food establishment sanitation, solid-waste mgmt., insect & vermin control, public places sanitation, industrial hygiene, market & slaughterhouse sanitation, health education on sanitation and nuisance abatement;

Responsible for providing Social Hygiene Services (medical & laboratory, health education, records, supply & materials, case finding and contact tracing);

Responsible for providing special program services (population dev’t. program, population support & advocacy, pre-marriage counseling, community organization, population data mgmt., research & evaluation, family planning program, service delivery, monitoring & evaluation and nutrition program).;

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