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Divisions and Functions

OFFICE OF THE CITY HEALTH OFFICER

The City Health Officer formulates an integrated health program for the city and directs the implementation and enforcement of health laws, ordinances and such rules and regulations pertaining to environmental sanitation and control of communicable disease and exercise general administrative supervision overall health personnel.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES

 

Provides administrative support and services requirements of the office; performs all aspects of administrative work as required.

TECHNICAL STAFF

Medical Staff
Attends to the medical and basic needs of the population of 98 barangays in the city as well as treatment of patients.

 

Dental Unit
Provides dental services to all the population of the 98 barangays in the city.

 

NURSING SERVICES

 

Responsible for the operation of the health centers; conducts family development counseling, nutrition campaign, performs simple clinical procedures and follow-up cases treatment of patients and conducts health education classes/sessions.

MIDWIFERY SERVICES

 

Takes charge of activities of the Health Centers in the absence of nurses. Conducts pre-natal, post-natal and family planning clinics in the different health centers. Assist Medical Officers in the Implementation of the Primary Health Education.

SANITATION SERVICES

 

Responsible for the enforcement of sanitary laws and regulations. Conducts inspection of food establishment, grocery mart and eateries to check compliance of hygiene and sanitation rules. Conducts environmental sanitation work such as determination of whether water supply is fit for consumption, proper disposal of waste and checks Malaria causes through house visitation.

CLINICAL LABORATORY AND ALLIED SERVICES

 

Performs laboratory work such as water analysis, hematology, serology and blood typing, stool and urine examination. Grams staining, microscopic and bacteriological examination, pregnancy test, sperm and amoebiasis and malaria examination. Assist in other medical health projects in the different communities.

NUTRITION DIVISION

 

Directs the implementation of all activities and programs of the City Nutrition Council; coordinates with barangay leaders on basic nutrition project of the community, supervises the barangay nutrition work; and prepares and submits reports on the nutrition activities and accomplishments.

C. M. PARAGAS MEMORIAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

 

 

Provide general hospital services and medical assistance to far flung barangays in the east coast as well as emergencies from the neighboring towns of Zamboanga del Sur.