Facilitated by the DOH Central Office and the Zuellig Family Foundation (ZFF), an online signing ceremony of the Supplemental Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Northern Luzon Centers for Health Development (CHDs) and ZFF was held on June 29, 2022.

The said MoU signing, which aims to strengthen the leadership and governance capacities of public health leaders and stakeholders in support of the national agenda and Universal Health Care (UHC), featured the Regional Directors of the CHDs of the Ilocos, Cagayan, and Cordillera regions, Dr. Paula Paz Sydiongco, Dr. Grace Santiago, and Dr. Rio Magpantay, respectively.

The regional health leaders will be trained under the Leadership Development Program to Accelerate UHC.

Also virtually present during the ceremony were DOH Usec Myrna Cabotaje, DOH Usec Abdullah Dumama, ZFF Executive Director Austere Panadero, among others.