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Calamba City Launches “Dugong Bayani, Pusong Bayani” Health Caravan for Valentine’s Season

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Under the dynamic leadership of Mayor Ross Rizal, the city government is launching the “Dugong Bayani, Pusong Bayani” health caravan.

In Laguna, Calamba City is embarking on a profound initiative this Valentine’s season. Calamba City is renowned as the birthplace of Dr. Jose Rizal. Additionally, it is distinguished as the most populous city in the province of Laguna. This comprehensive endeavour aims to promote a culture of health and wellness among its diverse citizenry.

Empowering Communities through Healthcare Initiatives

Mayor Ross Rizal and his administration committed to fostering participative governance and citizen engagement since assuming office in 2022. The “Dugong Bayani, Pusong Bayani” health caravan exemplifies this dedication by directly bringing essential healthcare services to the doorsteps of Calamba’s barangays. Moreover, the caravan aims to empower communities. It also ensures that every resident can prioritise their health by decentralising access to medical resources.

Driving Economic Recovery and Social Welfare

Calamba City stands not only as a bastion of historical significance but also as a beacon of economic prosperity in the CALABARZON Region. It is also recognised among the Top 20 Wealthiest Cities in the country, according to the 2022 Commission on Audit (COA) Financial Report. With this, the city has weathered the challenges of the pandemic through strategic reforms aimed at revitalising key sectors. Mayor Rizal’s administration has played a pivotal role in this economic recovery, implementing initiatives to boost tourism, commerce, and industry. The “Dugong Bayani, Pusong Bayani” health caravan contributes to this overarching goal by safeguarding the physical well-being of Calamba’s residents, thereby fostering a healthier and more resilient community.

Building a Compassionate Community

Mayor Rizal sees Calamba City for its economic achievements and as a stronghold of compassion and solidarity. The “Dugong Bayani, Pusong Bayani” health caravan exemplifies this vision by fostering collaboration between the local government, the private sector, and community volunteers. Through collective action, these stakeholders work hand in hand to promote heart health and overall well-being, underscoring the city’s commitment to nurturing a culture of care and support.

Sustaining Momentum for Progress

As Calamba City continues its growth and development, initiatives like the health caravan serve as a reminder of the city’s enduring commitment to progress and prosperity for all. By prioritising public health, economic revitalisation, and community welfare, Mayor Rizal’s administration sets a precedent for municipalities nationwide. In the spirit of “Dugong Bayani, Pusong Bayani,” Calamba City embarks on a journey towards a future characterised not only by prosperity but also by compassion, solidarity, and unwavering commitment to the well-being of its citizens.

Strengthening Public-Private Partnerships for Sustainable Impact

The success of the “Dugong Bayani, Pusong Bayani” health caravan hinges on strong partnerships between the public and private sectors. Jeorgiamed Inc., alongside various healthcare companies, has spearheaded this initiative. They demonstrate the power of collaboration in advancing community welfare. The caravan aims to maximise its impact and reach, ensuring no citizen is left behind in pursuing better health outcomes. They can do so by harnessing the expertise and resources of both sectors.

Fostering a Culture of Preventive Healthcare

In addition to providing immediate medical services, the health caravan prioritises education and awareness. It also emphasises the importance of preventive healthcare practices. Informative sessions and interactive workshops empower residents to take proactive steps toward maintaining their well-being. The caravan lays the foundation for long-term resilience and vitality within the community by instilling a culture of health consciousness.

Celebrating the Spirit of Volunteerism and Civic Engagement

At the heart of the “Dugong Bayani, Pusong Bayani” health caravan lies the spirit of volunteerism and civic engagement. From healthcare professionals to community leaders, countless individuals have generously offered their time and expertise to support this noble cause. Their selfless dedication exemplifies the true essence of Bayanihan, uniting people from all walks of life in service of a common goal. That is the health and prosperity of Calamba City.

A Vision for a Healthy and Vibrant Calamba

The “Dugong Bayani, Pusong Bayani” health caravan sets out to traverse Calamba City. It also carries with it the hopes and aspirations of a community united in its pursuit of a better tomorrow. Mayor Ross Rizal’s leadership and the support of dedicated partners and volunteers propels the city towards a future of health, prosperity, and compassion. 

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