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Camp Evangelista Hospital’s Chief among CSC’s recognized outstanding public servants

Lt. Col. Jonna D. Dalaguit, Commanding Officer of the Camp Edilberto Evangelista Hospital (CESH), 4th Infantry Division – Philippine Army, Armed Forces of the Philippines was recognized as an awardee in the 2017 Search for Outstanding Government Workers under the CSC Pagasa Award.

Lt. Col. Dalaguit was recognized for her various programs for the health and welfare of combat troops. Her CALL to Health Expert (Call, and Live Longer) program allows soldiers in the battle field to have 24/7 direct access to medical experts on injuries suffered during combat operations. Another program, the Casualty Management and Evacuation Training (CMET) which is now a combat medic specialty course, trains medical personnel in the AFP with necessary knowledge, skills and attitude to treat casualties.

 The awardee has also contributed the program on the creation of Mobile Medical Training Team (MMTT) which brings medical experts closers to the areas of soldiers’ actual operations. Finally, she has strengthened the ties with medical specialists from both public and private hospitals, and activated the non-functional CESH operating room to decrease the number of referrals of casualties to other health facilities.

Lt. Col. Dalaguit is set to receive her award conferred by President Rodrigo R. Duterte on September 20, 2017 at the Malacañan Palace, Manila.

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September 12, 2017