Outgoing Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan has ordered the formation of a team that will lead the implementation of the Universal Health Care (UHC) Act in the Summer Capital.
Baguio City was chosen as one of the pilot areas for the UHC Act implementation.
Domogan said the city government must “must undergo necessary reforms in its health system.”
“Our aim is to successfully implement the Universal Health Care Act in the city,” he said.
Domogan also said that in order for the implementation UHC Act to be successful, the city government must align with “the direction and assistance of the DOH toward better health outcomes, responsive health system and financial risk protection.”