Trained community health workers under the project “Integrated Community-based Livelihood Project for Typhoon Yolanda Survivors in Medellin and Daanbantayan, Cebu” are currently conducting a series of health education activities in their communities.
The project is a wholistic project on social development implemented by the Cebu-Bohol Relief and Rehabilitation Center (CRRC) which provides livelihood projects and social services to the residents in the barangays. The VPHCS partners with the CRRC in the health component of the project.
The health education activities covered the following topics, namely: (1) nutrition in Barangay Gibitngil on November 23, (2) control of hypertension in Barangay Daanlungsod on December 8, (3) tuberculosis in Barangay Maharuhay on December 9, and (4) immunization in Barangay Kawit on December 17.
A total of 250 residents attended the activities.