DOH declares Sarangani Filariasis-free

01 Sep 2016
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ALABEL, Sarangani (September 1, 2016) - Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon hands over the plaque of recognition to Dr. Leda M. Hernandez, chief of Infectious Diseases for Elimination Division including Neglected Tropical Diseases of Department of Health. Dr. Hernandez was the keynote speaker during the declaration of Sarangani as Filariasis-free Wednesday, August 31, at the Capitol gym. The DOH said Sarangani has achieved the elimination of filariasis as a public health problem under the disease free zone initiative. (Jake T. Narte / SARANGANI INFORMATION OFFICE)

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