Office of the Provincial Health Officer

Duties and Functions

This office is responsible for the promotion and protection of the health of the people of the province and the maintenance of sanitary condition therein. This tasks is being carried out in the Health Units composing of Municipal Health Physician, Public Health Nurses, Midwives and Sanitary Inspectors. Their activities include Morbidity Clinic, Pre-natal Clinic, Well-baby Clinic, TB Control Project, Nutrition Activities Environmental Sanitation Program, Immunization Campaign and Rural Health Practice Program.

The Administrative Services Plan supervises and coordinates all administrative function in the office and does related works; undertakes the preparation of plantilla and other related matters; performs clerical services and trains office personnel; prepares certified public records, leave and other personnel actions; prepares appointment of regular and emergency employees. It also supervises the procurement of medicines, supplies, materials and equipments including custody and issuances thereof; Insuring items received are properly stored in assigned locations in accordance with established storage techniques and procedures; Undertakes clerical services, records and files correspondence, and follows-up official papers; prepares statistical displays such as graphs, charts and data information needed in the office and responsible for preparing audio-visual materials for various health program.

This office is responsible for the implementation of health programs for the municipalities and effective administration of the rural health units and inter-agency relations. It is also responsible for using aspects of the community health programs, providing delivery of the first level and giving direct care to normal child bearing women during pregnancy and giving immunization to children. It prepares birth and death certificates and is responsible for monitoring the cleanliness and orderliness of clinics. It plans, assigns, carries out and directs a program for environmental sanitation consistent with existing laws, rules, regulations and policies; It performs laboratory examinations such as sputum, urinalysis, stool, malaria smear and others as maybe required; It collects laboratory specimen and prepares solutions for laboratory examinations; records and files laboratory reports. It is responsible for the implementation and supervision of nutrition programs; handles the training of health personnel and others in the implementation of operation; It supervises supplementary feeding centers and mother craft feeding; Coordinates with other agencies working on nutrition program.



Dr. Nonie John L. Dalisay
Medical Specialist II | OIC – Provincial Health Office – Public Health / Technical Services

Provincial Health Office


General Emilio Aguinaldo Memorial Hospital
Tel. No. (046) 419-0123 / 419-0124

Korea-Philippines Friendship Hospital
Tel. No. (046) 419-1714

Dr. Nelson C. Soriano
Cavite Collaboration Center for Public Health