New first aid kits were shared with all the different offices of LGU-Tacurong while 10 folding beds were given to the City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (CDRRMC) during the flag raising ceremony on November 2, 2015 held in front of the Tacurong City Hall.

City Mayor Lina O. Montilla, together with the City Health Officer, Dr. Giovanni D. Deles, personally handed over the items to the different heads of offices.

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The said medical kits and supplies were part of the P500 thousand worth of prizes won by the City Government of Tacurong during the Champions for Health Governance Awards held last May 29, 2015 in Greenhills, San Juan. The city was among the only 5 winners of the said award among the 60 LGU entries from all over the country.

The first aid kits will also be given to all the barangays in the city while the rest will add to the existing supplies of the City Health Services Office.

Aside from the P500 thousand worth of medical supplies, the city also received P100 thousand in cash.(Yen Robles, LGU-Tacurong)

Learn more about the CHG award here.