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Mandates and Function

 

ORIGINAL MANDATE (1936) – COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 161

Establishment  of  Three (3) Leper Colonies (Manila, Cagayan Valley, and Ilocos Region)

Mandate:

To provide a place for segregation and treatment for Leprosy Patients

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EXPANDED LEGAL MANDATE (2005) –

DOH ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER 2005-0013

Revision of the Roles and Responsibilities of the Eight (8) Sanitaria Hospitals

Expanded Legal Mandates:

- Training of health workers regarding leprosy control program

- Integration of MDT services fully with general health care services
- Serve as referral center for leprosy
- Conduct community dialogues about leprosy with NLCP- In and out-patient services for the general population
- Available Medical, Surgical, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Family Medicine & Pediatrics Department

 

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ADDITIONAL MANDATE (2007) – REPUBLIC ACT 9420:

An act converting Two Hundred (200) Beds of the 2000-Bed Dr. Jose N. Rodriguez Memorial Hospital and Sanitarium for Tertiary General Health Care, appropriating funds therefore and for other purposes

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IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATION OF

R.A. NO. 9420 (2008) – DOH ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER 2008-0032

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