This concern was tackled in the recent special meeting of Provincial Health Promotion Board chaired by former Board Member Dr. Godofredo Galicia, Jr. Galicia said the provincial government under Gov. Joet Garcia is now going full blast in preparing for the implementation of Universal Health Care Law. The governor recently led the launching of Bataan Healthy School Settings– Healthy Paaralan para sa Malusog at Matatag na KaBataan in several schools.
The meeting was attended by Dr. Tony Leachon, provincial health care consultant, and Dr. Heng-Nung Koong, of Tobacco Free Generation Foundation. They shared their health tips for everyone to avoid non-communicable diseases– heart disease, hypertension, diabetes and cancer.