Survey on Cities' Response Against Tuberculosis


By League of Cities of the Philippines
January 10, 2014


Reference No. (2013-01-03)

MEMORANDUM

FOR : THE HONORABLE CITY MAYORS

FROM : Vonier E. Delos Reyes
OIC-Executive Director

SUBJECT: SURVEY ON CITIES' RESPONSE AGAINST TUBERCULOSIS

DATE : January 10, 2014


 

We respectfully request for your cooperation in identifying the problem areas of our cities in combating tuberculosis, which is to date still one of the major causes of deaths in the Philippines,  by completing the survey on cities’ response against tuberculosis and condition of health facilities in cities.

This is in line with the new project secured by LCP through the assistance of USAID and the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) to provide technical assistance  for cities to implement the National TB Control Program or the 2010-2016 Philippine Plan of Action to Control Tuberculosis (PhilPACT). The PhilPACT calls for the localization of TB control program, and highlights the role of local government units (LGUs) as the main drivers in combating TB, in accordance with the Local Government Code.

In the first part of the survey, we want to know about your city’s specific response and condition in the implementation of TB program, such as the number of TB-DOTS existing in your city, and availability of some health infrastructure. The second section solicits information on how to effectively implement the program in cities as regards marketing and advocacy.

The survey form can be answered by your City Health Officer/National Tuberculosis Coordinator and Advocacy/Information Officer. You may download the form at www.lcp.org.ph under Documents and send the accomplished survey form through facsimile # (02) 470-7210, attention, Policy Unit or send it via-email at league.cities.philippines@gmail.com. Alternatively, you may click the link also found in the website to fill out the survey form on-line. For any inquiries, please contact Yvette Yap, Deputy Executive Director for Policy, Programs and Projects at 02-470-6843 or 584-3466.

Kindly accomplish the survey on  or before January 31, 2014.  Thank you very much for taking the time to complete this survey and for your continued support.

Support to the Boy Scout of the Philippines
May 3, 2018
The Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP), created under Commonwealth Act No. 111 as amended by Presidential Decree No. 460 and Republic Act No. 7278, is an organization that recognizes the vital role of the Filipino youth in nation-building.
Earth Hour 2018 Switch-Off Event
March 9, 2018
Uniting millions around the world for climate action, Earth Hour is a testament to our collective power to make real and significant change. It is most successful global campaign of World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). Earth Hour 2017 was participated by 187 countries and inspired more than 18 million Filipinos to switch off their lights for the planet.
 MEMO
Updates on the Executive Session with DBM Secretary Benjamin Diokno on 1 March 2018
March 2, 2018
Yesterday, 01 March 2018, LCP had a fruitful dialogue with DBM Secretary Ben Diokno with regard to Local Budget Circular No. 116 which sets the guidelines on the utilization of the P2.5 billion pesos assistance to cities for the public spaces program.
7th Eco Forum 2017: Making Cities More Livable 2nd Series
April 11, 2017
The Bridging Leaders for Sustainable Development (BLSD) and BLSD-Governance and Leadership Institute (BLSD-GLI) in partnership with other stakeholders is inviting LCP member cities to participate in its upcoming 7th Eco Forum 2017 on May 25-27, 2017 at Boracay Eco Village Resort and Convention Center, Boracay, Malay, Aklan.
 FEATURE CITY