La Carlota Welcomes NOCHP Info Campaign Team

The provincial government of Negros Occidental thru the Negros Occidental Comprehensive Health Program (NOCHP) Division conducted an Information Dissemination on NOCHP last July 27 at the Social Hall, 3/F of the Main City Hall.

NOCHP is a health program of the province which seeks to provide comprehensive healthcare to Negrosanons. It intends to provide P5,000 worth of annual medical assistance for medication, laboratories, x-ray or radiologic examinations and supplies prescribed from Outpatient Department, Emergency Room/Observation Area and available at participating hospitals, which includes Don Salvador Benedicto Memorial Hospital (DSBMH).

Qualifications to be a member of NOCPH include permanent residency in a barangay under the jurisdiction of Negros Occidental for at least six (6) months, annual per capita income not higher than the provincial poverty threshold, head of the family regardless of age, single parents with qualified dependents, persons with physical disability, senior citizens and members of Indigenous People (IP).

The activity was spearheaded by NOCPH representatives: Amalia Billote, Division Head; Andrea Marie Boherom, Admin Officer; Arnella Bancaya, Operations Head; and Aisa Faye Gatpatan, Internal Auditor.

In attendance were City Mayor Rex R. Jalando-on, ABC President Annabelle Bermudo, City Health Office (CHO) representatives Dr. Rommel Sabig and Nurse Aifer Kristian Sumbang, and City Social Welfare and Development (CSWDO) representative Ms. May Ann Montero.

The NOCHP coordinators assigned at DSBMH are Rals Sembrano and Jude Bantiles.

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