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Municipal Health Office

Municipal Health Office

Dr. Nenita S. Hrnandez
Municipal Health Officer

Sitio Dupax Barangay Suklayin
Baler, Aurora

The Municipal Health Office of Baler, is a Philhealth Accredited Rural Health Unit, located at Sitio Dupax Barangay Suklayin Baler, Aurora. The newly constructed main Health Center of Baler was named after the donor of a 4,000 square meters lot, thus the DR. ANDRES ARAGON ANGARA HEALTH CENTER where it is currently located. The said health center is the newest and biggest building health center in Aurora Province. The blessing and grand opening was held on October 26, 2012. This facility renders the basic health services, and implements the different health programs of the department of health for the prevention and control of diseases. It also serves as first aid facility to the populace. The Barangay Health Stations are strategically located to the different Barangays to address the immediate needs of the residents.

I. FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT:

Development of self-reliant, healthy individual, facilities and communities through partnership with the people by provision of available , accessible, affordable, adequate , acceptable, sustainable and spiritually guided health care services.

II. VISION
We envision Baler as a well-developed municipality, inhabited by people who are physically, mentally, spiritually healthy, economically productive, dynamic and peaceful.

III. MISSION

To deliver quality health services, promote health consciousness and enhance sanitation to prevent and control diseases.

IV. OBJECTIVES:

To prevent and control the spread of communicable diseases.
To prevent and control the occurrence of non-communicable diseases.
To promote health and nutrition through health education and provision of drugs and micronutrient supplies.
To promote environmental sanitation and eliminate open defecation.
To upgrade health facilities and train RHU Staff.

PROGRAMS IMPLEMENTED

• Maternal and Child Health Care Program
Antenatal care, Deliveries, Postpartum care, Expanded Program of Immunization, Breastfeeding , UFC-Under Five Clinic .
• Nutrition Program
Operation Timbang( OPT)VAD – Vitamin A. Deficiency, IDA – Iron Deficiency, IDD – Iodine Deficiency Disease, Deworming, Garantisadong Pambata(GP)

• Family Planning Program
• Natural Tuberculosis Program
• Control of Diarrheal Diseases
• Control of Acute Respiratory Diseases
• Cardiovascular Disease Control program
• Diabetes Control Program
• Malaria Control Program
• Renal Disease Control Program(REDCOP)
• Dengue Control Program
• STD/ AIDS Control Program
• Environmental Sanitation
• Dental Services
• Health Education Program
• Laboratory Services
• and others

DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE

 INDICATORS                            NO

Barangays                                        13

Barangay Health Stations           9

Physician                                           1

Dentist                                                1

Nurse/PHN                                      1

Midwives                                          9

Med Tech                                          1

Dental Aide                                      1

Sanitary Inspector                       1

RNheals/RHMPP                          9

Active BHWs                              135

 

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