ILOCOS SUR GOVERNMENT SIGNS COVENANT TO IMPLEMENT UHC

ILOCOS SUR GOVERNMENT SIGNS COVENANT TO IMPLEMENT UHC

VIGAN, Ilocos Sur-Department of Health (DOH) — Ilocos Region Regional Director Paula Paz M. Sydiongco, Ilocos Sur Governor Ryan Luis Singson, Philhealth Regional Vice President Dennis B. Andre and Provincial Health Officer II Trina Tabboga-Talaga today signed the Memorandum of Understanding for the Universal Health Care (UHC) Integration program in the province.

Under the program, technical and financial support will be provided by the DOH once it is operationalized and fully implemented in all local health systems.

Philhealth, on the other hand, will ensure that all eligible residents of the province will automatically be included in the National Health Insurance Program.

Regional Director Paula Paz M. Sydiongco assured that all provinces in the Ilocos Region will commit to the UHC program this year. (ai/mtvn)

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