Sorsogon signs deal with physicians on family health


SORSOGON CITY – Governor Chiz Escudero, representing the Provincial Government of Sorsogon, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Philippine Academy of Family Physicians (PAFP) earlier during the PAFP Annual Convention at the PICC.

The MOU is about the Family Medicine Residency Program in Sorsogon under the Universal Health Care Law (UHC).

Under the MOU, the PAFP will assist the provincial government in establishing a family medicine residency training program while the latter will provide the necessary infrastructure for its implementation.

In his speech, Escudero shared the ongoing experience of Sorsogon in its UHC implementation and recognized the importance of PAFP as health care frontliners.

Present during the signing are PAFP President Policarpio Joves Jr and Sanofi General Manager and Country Chair Amal Makhloufi Benchouk. [Bicol Today]


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