PSTO Albay RxBox Turnover August 5 2022

PSTO Albay awards RxBox telehealth devices to 15 LGU beneficiaries

The Department of Science and Technology V, through the Provincial Science and Technology Office - Albay, awarded RxBox Telehealth Device to LGU Tiwi, Malinao, Tabaco City, Malilipot, Bacacay, Sto. Domingo, Legazpi City, Daraga, Camalig, Guinobatan, Ligao City, Jovellar, Oas, Libon and Polangui.

Each LGU beneficiary sent representatives from their Rural Health Unit and City Health Unit that undergone training on August 5, 2022 at Hotel St. Ellis, Legazpi City, to ensure proper utilization of the device. The training was spearheaded by PSTD Josie Albao of PSTO-Masbate, which is the Regional RxBox Coordinator, together with Catherine Mae Bolaño and Michael Pablo of DOST V.

Representatives from Provincial DOH Albay and DOH V were also present in the said event. The turnover ceremony was led by PSTD Domingo Peña Jr. and Mr. Jesus Enrico Moises B. Salazar, Provincial Administrator of Albay.

The distribution of RxBox Telehealth Device is part of the implementation of the project “Rollout of 1000 RxBox Telehealth Devices to Selected Public Health Facilities” which aims to contribute to better access to life-saving health services in isolated and disadvantaged communities nationwide.

First published on August 5, 2022. Source