by: Florian Faith Jr. P. Bayawa


Caraga region – The over-all regional performance of all seventy-seven (77) local government units (LGUs) in Region 13 (CARAGA) accomplished 100% on the LGU Scorecard on Health Online Data Entry as a sub-system of the Local Governance Performance Management System (LGPMS).


            The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) – Region 13 (CARAGA) was informed and commended on the status of regional performance through an Advisory dated May 24, 2013 from the Bureau of Local Government and Supervision. Together with Region 13 that achieved 100% status on regional performance are Regions II, III, IV-B, and the National Capital Region.


            The LGU Scorecard for Health is a tool to track progress of health reform implementation to measure performance of Local Health Systems. This is integrated to the LGPMS of DILG pursuant to the Memorandum of Agreement signed by the Department of Health (DOH) and DILG as a convergence effort in the generation of performance of local governments. This is one of the scorecards in the Monitoring and Evaluation for Equity and Effectiveness (ME3) of the Department of Health. It is a performance assessment of the combined efforts of stakeholders within the province-wide health system (PWHS), which include the clients and public private providers within the municipalities, cities and provinces in order to highlight LGU performance on health sector services.


            Data from calendar year 2012 were utilized and encoded on the online Health Scorecard. This excludes data from the Province of Dinagat Islands for its questioned constitutionality of being a province was resolved only on September 11, 2012 of G.R. No. 180050 in the case of Navarro vs. Executive Secretary Ermita. (Florian Faith Jr. P. Bayawa)

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