- Published: 29 September 2014
Asec. Enrique Tayag of the Department of Health was very pleased for the support of the Bataan General Hospital staff headed by the Medical Center Chief, Dr. Glory V. Baltazar to the nation-wide LIGTAS TIGDAS as they joined the City of Balanga in a Flag Ceremony highlighting the said program. The Asst. Secretary, who acknowledged the performance of the province of Bataan and Balanga City being on the top five highest performer, challenged the city to push for number one. As part of the program monitoring Dr. Tayag proceeded to Bataan General Hospital.
Similarly, Mayor Joet Garcia expressed his appreciation to the BGH group. He reiterated his commitment to the program by giving an instruction and motivation to the Health management and staff to meet the target of 95%.
Relatively, Bataan General as one of the Ligtas Tigdas posts has given free measles and or polio vaccines to 149 children ages 0 to 59 months.
Other than vaccination, the following are among the information provided to the mothers:
"Ang layunin ng malawakang pagpapabakuna ngayong Setyembre ay upang mabigyan ng dagdag proteksyon ang inyong mga anak laban sa Tigdas at Polio"
"Lahat ng mga bakunang ipinamimigay ng DOH ay gaantisadong ligtas at dumaan sa mahigpit na quality control ng WHO"