MABALACAT CITY – The city’s “Alagang Nanay Preventive Healthcare” program was launched in Barangay Dau here, where around 360 beneficiaries underwent the process of biometrics, blood extraction, and received their MCG Cares card.
Pampanga First District Board Member Krizzanel “Win-Win” Garbo, who is currently the chairperson of the committee on health in Sangguniang Panlalawigan, led the launch.
The former 3-termer city councilor announced that the program is a comprehensive wellness care initiative that provides medical consultation, basic laboratory services, and free medicines to constituents who are in need.
The Alagang Nanay program is part of the efforts of the Office of Special Adviser of Flagship Programs for Health (OSAFPH) headed by Dr. Jose Antonio Rivera to ensure that healthcare services are accessible to everyone, especially those in underserved areas.
The MCG Cares card is a valuable tool in providing healthcare services to the Mabalaquenians, containing important information about their medical history, which can be used by healthcare professionals to provide effective treatment.
The card also allows beneficiaries to avail themselves of free medicines and other healthcare services, and combines the benefit of having a vaccination status card.
Board Member Garbo expressed her gratitude to the OSAFPH for its efforts in bringing the Alagang Nanay program to Barangay Dau. She added that the program is a significant step towards achieving the goal of providing quality healthcare services to her kabalens in Pampanga.
The Alagang Nanay program is just one of the many initiatives being undertaken by the Pampanga government to improve the healthcare system in the province. Board Member Garbo and her team are committed to ensuring that every resident of Pampanga has access to quality healthcare services, regardless of their economic status or location.