LINGAP SA MASA. Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Judy M. Taguiwalo [third from right] leads the signing of the Memorandum of Agreement in the implementation of Libreng Gamot Para Sa Masa Program during the DSWD 66th Anniversary Program in Davao City. Other signing officials are [from left] Davao Medical Center (DRMC) Chief Bryan O. Dalid, DSWD Protective Services Bureau Director Ma. Alicia S. Bonoan, DSWD Regional Director Mercedita P. Jabagat, Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) Chief Leopoldo J. Vega, and SPMC Chief Administrative Officer Ricardo SD. Justol.

DSWD regions NCR, 3, 6, 7 and 11 will undertake the Php 1 billion medicine assistance program. DSWD Davao Region has been allotted Php 150 million to carry out the program in partnership with SPMC and DMC. (DSWD)