One of the most prestigious awards of the Department of Health (DOH) Bicol Center for Health and Development dubbed as Salud Bikolnon Awards returns after 2 years of postponement due to pandemic.
The DOH Bicol CHD held its 11th Serbisyong Salud Bikolnon (SSB) Awards and Araw ng Pasasalamat yesterday, January 13 at the Marison Hotel Legazpi City.
The SSB Awards aims to gather local health implementers to recognize and appreciate their exemplary practices towards the nation’s realization of the Universal Health Care.
The highest award given was the “Green Achiever Award Provincial Level” which was awarded to the Provincial Government of Albay, municipalities of Bulan and Barcelona in Sorsogon, Dimasalang in Masbate, and Malinao in Albay, and to the cities of Ligao and Legazpi.
The SSB also recognized various LGUs, health facilities, media partners, some Faith-Based Organizations (FBOs) and other stakeholders for each of their specific health program accomplishments. They were awarded plaque of appreciation to recognize their outstanding effort amid Covid-19 pandemic.
The 11th (SSB) Awards and Araw ng Pasasalamat hopes to encourage LGUs and other health partners to continuously implement health programs and improve the delivery of accessible, equitable, and quality health services.
This year’s awards was anchored on the theme “Pagkaburunyog para sa Salud nin Kagabsan.”
Below are the Program and Major Awards given during the 11th Salud Bikolnon Awards.
INFECTIOUS DISEASE PROGRAMS:
Best Advocate for HIV Prevention – Mr. Richard Balde Hayag
Top Performing Bacteriologically Confirmed Treatment Enrolment in the Facility Level (Race to End TB Awards) – Bicol Regional General Hospital and Geriatric Medical Center
Top Performing Bacteriologically Confirmed Treatment Enrolment in the Municipal Level (Race to End TB Awards) – LGU San Vicente, Camarines Norte
Top Performing Facility for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Treatment Success (Race to End TB Awards) – Baras PMDT STC
Top Performing LGU for Population Testing Rate (Race to End TB Awards) – LGU Albay
Top Performing LGU for TB Preventive Treatment (Race to End TB Awards) – LGU Manito, Albay
Top Performing Province for Deworming (Mass Drug Administration) – LGU Albay
Municipal-Wide Certified Zero Open Defecation (ZOD) Status – LGU Sta. Magdalena, Sorsogon and LGU Gubat, Sorsogon
FAMILY HEALTH PROGRAMS:
Adolescent Friendly Health Facility Award – RHU San Fernando, Camarines Sur
Recognition of 5 Best Performing Facilities for MR-Td and CBD
- Rural Health Unit of Manito, Albay
- Rural Health Unit of Camalig, Albay
- Rural Health Unit of San Miguel, Catanduanes
- Rural Health Unit of Palanas, Masbate
- Rural Health Unit of Daraga, Albay
Recognition of 5 Best Performing Facilities for PinasLakas
- Rural Health Unit of Baras, Catanduanes
- Rural Health Unit of Barcelona, Sorsogon
- Rural Health Unit of Cabusao, Camarines Sur
- Rural Health Unit of Bulusan, Sorsogon
- Rural Health Unit of San Vicente, Camarines Norte
Municipal Level – RHU Panganiban, Catanduanes
City Level – CHO Sorsogon
Provincial Level – Provincial Health Office of Catanduanes
Chikiting Ligtas Award
Municipal Level – Tiwi Municipal Health Office
City Level – Legazpi City Health Office
Provincial Level – Albay Provincial Health Office
BIDA Solusyon Plus Special Award – City Government of Legazpi
Best Media Health Advocate (Broadcast) – PBN Broadcasting Network, Inc.
Best Media Health Advocate (Print) -Connielyn Destura Calipay
NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL CLUSTER PROGRAMS
Citation for Best Institutionalized and Established Mental Health Services – Don Susano Rodriguez Memorial Hospital
Citation for Best Mental Health Program Implementation on Community Based Rehabilitation Program – City Health Office of Tabaco
Citation for Best in Established and Functional Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral (SBIRT) for Persons Who Use Drugs – City Health Office of Sorsogon
Best Mental Health Program Implementation – Juan Alberto Memorial District Hospital from Province of Catanduanes and Provincial Health Office of Camarines Norte
Best Program Implementation on Healthy Lifestyle – City Government of Ligao
Best Program Implementation on the National Voluntary Blood Services Program
- The Municipality of Magarao, Camarines Sur
- The Municipality of Cabusao, Camarines Sur
- The Municipality of Canaman, Camarines Sur
- The Municipality of Manito, Albay
- The Municipality of Bombon, Camarines Sur
REGULATIONS, LICENSING, AND ENFORCEMENT DIVISION
Most Compliant Facilities
Hospital – The Rosary of Virgin Mary Hospital, Inc.
Infirmary – De Castro Hospital Foundation, Inc.
Clinical Laboratory – Masbate City Polyclinic and Diagnostic Laboratory
Birthing Home – JMNT Birthing Home
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT AND HEALTH DEVELOPMENT CLUSTER
DOH Data Collect Reporting Compliance Award (Hospital, Infirmary and TTMF)
- Bicol Regional Hospital and Medical Center
- Labo District Hospital
- Leon D. Hernandez Memorial Hospital, Inc.
- Sorsogon Medical Mission Group Hospital and Health Services
- Bulan Medicare Hospital
- Provincial Health Office Sorsogo
Doctor to the Barrio – Dr. Michele Tamayao
Nurse Deployment Program
- Mr. Ric Anthony Calais of Albay
- Mr. Ervin Lugena of Sorsogon
- Mr. Francis Molina of Catanduanes
- Ms. Marielle Valladores of Masbate
Rural Health Midwife Placement Program – Ms. Laylani Bonaobra
Nurse Deployment Program – Ms. Marifres Ravago
Rural Health Midwife Placement Program
- Ms. Christine Laudit
Doctor to the Barrio Program – Dr. Gisela Joyce Claveron
GREEN ACHIEVER AWARDS
- Municipality of Bulan, Sorsogon
- Municipality of Dimasalang, Masbate
- Municipality of Barcelona, Sorsogon
- Municipality of Malinao, Albay
Green Achiever Award City Category
- City of Ligao, Albay
- City of Legazpi, Albay
Green Achiever Award Province Category
- Province of Albay