NIP meeting 2017With the objective of scaling up Program Implementation in 2017.  The Department of Health, Regional Office XII National Immunization Program conducted the Year- Start Meeting and Planning Workshop last January 30 – February 3, 2017 at The Ritz Hotel at Garden Oases, Davao City. The said activity was spearheaded by Nedaisa N. Ni┼łal, RN, MPH, Regional Coordinator of the said program. In attendance were the Provincial DOH Officers, Development Management Officers and Provincial, City, and Municipal Health Officers, Public Health Nurses and Midwives from different municipalities region wide.  Department of Education XII nurses were also present.

Some of the highlights of the activity were the presentation of program updates and annual accomplishment on major immunization activities by province/city, awarding of plaque of recognition for the best performing areas during the conduct of the 2016 School Based Immunization (SBI) and series of planning workshop to accelerate immunization coverage including the 2017 School Based Immunization and catch up immunization campaign.

With this activity, the group was able to come up with plans and agreements that aims to address the challenges in NIP such as the low coverage per antigen versus the 95% target, and the delayed submission of reports.

Below is the list of Local Government Unit Awardees :


Award Recipient Accomplishment
Best Performing RHU for Cotabato Province RHU Antipas Grade 1 – 96. 5%, Grade 7 – 98.1%
Best Performing RHU for Sarangani Province RHU Malapatan Grade 1 – 99. 64%, Grade 7 – 99.65%
Best Performing RHU for Sultan Kudarat Province RHU Bagumbayan Grade 1 – 99.94%
Best Performing Province Sarangani PHO Grade 1 – 94%, Grade 7 – 91%
Best Performing District DepEd XII – Sarangani District Grade 1 – 94%, Grade 7 – 91%
Best Performing RHU for Grade 1 RHU T’boli 100%
Best Performing RHU for Grade 7 RHU Tantangan 100%
Best Performing RHU for Grade 7 RHU Lambayong 100%
Best Performing RHU for Grade 7 RHU Senator Ninoy Aquino 100%
Plaque of Appreciation Dept. of Education XII