Coinciding with the thrust of Serbisyong Suarez para sa Kalusugan, Lingap Kalusugan sa Barangay – more commonly known as Serbisyong Suarez Health Coupons – were distributed to the 45 barangays that make up Tagkawayan, Quezon last December 5, 2012.
The Lingap Kalusugan para sa Barangay Health Coupons can be used until the end of the current year to pay for hospital bills and medication. It is also Quezon Province’s entry for the Galing Pook Award 2012 – the highest distinction given by the Office of the President to a barangay, municipality, city, or province for the innovative programs they implement focusing on the welfare of the citizenry.
A total worth of Php 450,000.00 health coupons from the Provincial Government were given to the barangay captains of Tagkawayan for distribution to those in need of financial help in order to attain medical attention. To show her support for Quezon Governor David “Jayjay” C. Suarez, former 3rd District Congresswoman Aleta C. Suarez attended the event and gave a speech for the barangay captains, as well as to join them in celebrating the holidays.
According to Madame Aleta, the support and cooperation of municipal leaders play a big part in the success of projects the Provincial Government make available for its people.
The Provincial Government also gave new office uniforms for the barangay officials of Tagkawayan, and appliances to be raffled away during their Christmas celebration.
The distribution of the health coupons was held with the municipality’s Barangay Captain’s Christmas Party.(QUEZON PIO)