Muntinlupa City wins DOH Gawad Jose Rizal Award anew for 4th consecutive year

Muntinlupa City wins DOH Gawad Jose Rizal Award anew for 4th consecutive year

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Muntinlupa Mayor Jaime Fresnedi (4th from right) presents Gawad Jose Rizal Award and Gawad Bayanihan Award during the local government’s flag raising ceremony last February 17. This year is the fourth time that Muntinlupa earned the Jose Rizal Award from DOH, the highest citation conferred to any organization for its blood donation programs. Shown in the photo: (L-R) Coun. Cornelio Martinez, Coun. Valentino Niefes, CHO consultant Dra. Magdalena Meana, CHO chief Dra. Teresa Tuliao, CHO exec Dr. Juancho Bunyi, Coun. Louie Arciaga, Coun. Marissa Rongavilla. (source – Muntinlupa PIO)

For the fourth straight year, the City Government of Muntinlupa received the Gawad Jose Rizal Award from the Department of Health (DOH) through the Philippine Blood Center in recognition of the city’s outstanding blood donation program.

The City Government received the prestigious award for blood donation programs during the Dugong Bayani 2019: “Dugong Alay, Ligtas Na Buhay” Awarding Ceremony at Century Park Hotel Manila last February 14.

The award is the highest recognition given by DOH to an organization that conducted mobile blood donation activities and donated more than 2,000 blood units. Every year, DOH recognizes organizations with significant amount of blood unit collections donated to the Philippine Blood Center.

Muntinlupa City was also given the Gawad Bayanihan Award for having the highest blood unit collection among Local Government Units in Metro Manila in 2019.

Receiving the award were Coun. Allan Camilon, CHO chief Dra. Teresa Tuliao, CHO execs Dra. Magdalena Meana, Dr. Juancho Bunyi, and other local officials.

Mayor Jaime Fresnedi thanked all city residents who have participated in various mobile blood donations for their unwavering support to the city’s blood donation programs.

The mayor vowed to continue the local government’s initiative in blood donation services. Fresnedi actively participates in local mobile blood donation schedules and is a Blood Galloner for 2015-2016.


This is an Official Press Release from the City Government of Muntinlupa