Access TB Project
Health
June 21, 2023
ACCESS TB Project turn overs Mobile Van Clinic in Region IV-A

PBSP ACCESS TB and DOH-CHD CALABARZON continue to strengthen the TB control program and ensure that the diagnostic facilities are accessible and equipped with necessary tools to accurately detect TB cases in the region.

Access TB Project
Health
ACCESS TB Project turn overs Mobile Van Clinic in Region IV-A

PBSP ACCESS TB, together with The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria supports the Department of Health – Center for Health Development (DOH-CHD) in finding and treating people living with TB in various cities and municipalities of Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon (CALABARZON).

Through the KonsulTayo mobile van clinic, PBSP ACCESS TB and DOH-CHD CALABARZON continue to strengthen the TB control program and ensure that the diagnostic facilities are accessible and equipped with necessary tools to accurately detect TB cases in the region. The mobile van will also provide free chest x-ray, specimen collection and transportation, Electrocardiogram (ECG), and other primary care services.

Present during the event were Elvin Ivan Y. Uy, PBSP Executive Director; Dr. Ariel I. Valencia, DOH-CHD Regional Director; Dr. Leda M. Hernandez, DOH-CHD Assistant Regional Director; Dr. Evamarie V. Torio, Infectious Disease Unit Head; Dr. Marie Elena G. Castillo-Gonzales, Chief, Local Health Support Division; Racel Carreon, Chief, Management Support Division; Syrus S. Silvestre, PBSP ACCESS TB Strategy and Area Manager, and Randolf Palomique, PBSP ACCESS TB Regional Team Leader.  

This initiative is part of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, through its COVID-19 Response Mechanism (C19RM) program to scale up the country’s ongoing pandemic response, and support major interventions in achieving a better health system in the country.

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