MIAGAO, Iloilo – The Healthy Hearts Project will be continued even without the World Health Organization.
This was the commitment of Mayor Richard Garin to the WHO that piloted their Healthy Hearts Project in Miagao.
“We will continue the Healthy Hearts Projects because above all the project is beneficial to the Miagaowanons. Dya man ang inyo Mayor with the support of Congresswoman Janette L. Garin and DSWD Regional Director Carmelo Nochete. They will support us on initiatives like this for the Miagaowanons,” he said as he expressed his gratitude to the WHO for choosing Miagao as their pilot site.
The WHO will end its project implementation of the Health Hearts Project in December. It may be noted that Miagao is one of the pilot sites of the project.
To date it has 2,795 enrolled Miagaowanon patients who were direct beneficiaries of the hypertension initiatives of the WHO through the Rural Health Unit of Miagao.