AN ORDINANCE GRANTING FREE MEDICINES TO REGISTERED BARANGAY HEALTH WORKERS IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF MARIBOJOC, BOHOL.
Authored by: Kag. Ma. Nenita R. Chiu
Co-Authored by: Kag. Dioscoro P. Leopardas
WHEREAS, the Barangay Health Workers have been voluntarily rendering health services to the barangays, giving assistance to the midwives and nurses in catering the health needs of the pregnant mothers, young children and nursing mothers;
WHEREAS, these Barangay Health workers are receiving minimal honorarium from the Barangay Government, which are not compensating to the services they render to our constituents;
WHEREAS, in the part of the Municipal Government, the Barangay Health Workers are not given any incentive or any form of benefits, as a sort of recognition to their voluntary services;
WHEREAS, it is the earnest request of the Barangay Health Workers to avail themselves with free medicines from the Municipal Government in times of sickness;
WHEREFORE, be it ordained, that:
SECTION 1: Barangay Health Workers in this municipality be given a special benefit to avail free medicines from the Municipal Government in times of sickness.
SECTION 2: Only accredited Barangay Health Workers by the office of the Municipal Health Officer are entitled to this benefit.
SECTION 3: Barangay Health Workers could avail free medicines only after consultation and physical examination has been conducted by the Municipal Health Officer.
SECTION 4: The number of medicines duly prescribed by the Municipal Health Officer shall only be granted to them.
SECTION 5: This benefit shall only apply to Barangay Health Worker concerned and never to any of her / his dependents.
SECTION 6: This Ordinance shall take effect upon approval
Approved: September 04, 1995
Let copies be furnished, the association of Health Workers of Maribojoc, Bohol.
PHILIP R. MEDEQUISO
ALBERTO E. ARANGOSO
ATTY. JOSE E. VELOSO
Date signed: ________________