The R4d team from Philippines had meetings with key officials across the Nueva Ecija all throughout 2016 and 2017.
The team met with PhilHealth officials in the main office in February and October 2016, with the officials of the PhilHealth regional office in Central Luzon on February 15, 2017, and with the Provincial Health Office and Municipal Health Office/City Health Office of Nueva Ecija on May 18, 2017. The regional vice president for Central Luzon has been very supportive in our operations in Nueva Ecija. Some of the senior officials of the PhilHealth, both in the main office and regional offices, were aware of the project.
In September – December 2017, the UPeceon r4d team also visited the 32 mayors of Nueva Ecija to give each of them an overview of the project objectives and activities, and to solicit their support. On 4 July 2018, the team will present some of the baseline results in a meeting with the mayors and local health officials in Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija province, Philippines.
Following is an excerpt of a letter of certification from a mayor.