MENU
DESCRIPTION:
 
 
VISION
 
 
MISSION
 
 
OBJECTIVES
  • Prevent the occurrence of food and waterborne outbreaks through strategic placement of water purification solutions and tablets at the provincial level so that the area coordinators could respond in time if the situation warrants
  • Provide Intravenous Fluid solutions, venosets and IV cannula for adult and pediatric patients in diarrheal outbreaks to complement the stocks of RESU-HEMS
  • Place first line and second line antimicrobial and anti-parasitic medicines such as albendazole and praziquantel for outbreak mitigation as well as emergency stocks
  • Increase public awareness in preventable food-borne illnesses such as capillaria, which is centered on unsafe cultural practices like eating raw aquatic products;
  • Provide training to local government unit (LGU) laboratory and allied medical personnel on the Accurate laboratory diagnosis of common parasites and proper culture techniques in the isolation of bacterial food pathogens; and
  • Provide guidance to field medical personnel with regard to the correct treatment protocols vis-à-vis various parasitic, bacterial, and viral pathogens involved in food and waterborne diseases
 
PROGRAM COMPONENTS
 
 
TARGET POPULATION/CLIENT
The Food and Waterborne Disease Control Program targets individuals, families, and communities residing in affected areas nationwide. For parasitic infections, endemic areas are more common.
 
 
 
PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS/STATUS
 
 
CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES
 
 
STATISTICS
 
        Number of  Capillaria Cases
 
2007-2015
New Cases
Relapse
Death
ZD Norte
326
137
59
 
2016
New Cases
Relapse
Death
ZD Norte
2
76
15
 
        Number of  Paragonimus Cases
 
2015
New Cases
Relapse
Death
ZD Norte
4
0
0
Zsibugay
4
0
0
 
2016
New Cases
Relapse
Death
ZD Norte
16
0
0
 
2017
New Cases
Relapse
Death
ZD Sur
17
0
0
 
 
PROGRAM MANAGER CONTACT INFORMATION