Gov. Edgar Chatto receives a plaque of appreciation from Association of Hospital Administrators (AHA) president Dr. Lito Saquilayan.
Saguilayan commended Chatto’s leadership citing the different health programs and initiatives he implemented in the province.
The governor in his keynote message during their opening program cited the local governance role in the delivery of health service in the midst of the challenge of global warming and climate change.
Chatto spoke about the purok power program which was originally a primary health service strategy used to monitor and gather health data vis-a-vis natural and man made phenomena such as global warming and climate change.
He also shared Bohol’s district hospital improvement program as well as the systems and methods used in public awareness on health and health risks and how local government is mandated to work in cooperation with health care delivery facilities.
Health, Chatto also stressed has been one the pillars of Bohol’s HEAT IT Development Agenda.
The AHA is in Bohol for their mid year convention themed “Hospitals in the midst of global warming”. AHA is composed of medical directors, administrative officers, chief nurses, and chiefs of clinics of most DOH hospitals and treatment rehabilitation centers.