City Health Office - Profile

I. Mandate:

Deliver the basic health services which are promotive, preventive, curative, and to a certain extent, rehabilitative in nature; develop plans and programs involving activities applicable to the city in accordance with plans and programs, evaluate progress of various activities under the implementation against standards, objectives and schedules; compile, tabulate, analyze, and maintain health statistics for health activities in the city; prepare budget of this office; exercise administrative direction, supervision, and control over the rural health units in the city.

II. Vision:

"A healthy citizenry in an environment-friendly populace"

III. Mission:

To safeguard the health of the people by providing basic health services which are adequate and accessible to individuals and families in the community by means acceptable to them, through their participation and at a cost that they can afford.


IV. Service Pledge:

1. To reduce the morbidity and mortality due to communicable and noncommunicable diseases;
2. To improve the health status of the constituents by delivering basic health services which are promotive, preventive, curative, and rehabilitative in nature;
3. To strengthen linkages between government agencies and nongovernment organizations;
4. To intensify community participation in the promotion of health programs; and
5. To provide 100% of the population with potable drinking water and provide 100% of the households with sanitary toilet.