On September 22, 2020, the Non-Communicable Disease Cluster, through the initiative of Mr. Zandro C. Casado, PTRP, conducted the Orientation on the Philippine Registry for Persons with Disability through WebEx meeting. The activity aims to strengthen the registry system that will serve as a tool and mechanism to collect information on the reporting system of different types of disabilities as mandated by the Republic Act 11228, a requirement and automatically covered under the National Health Insurance Program (NHIP) of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth).
Participants on this activity are the NCD coordinators and Social Welfare Officers of the different municipalities under Region XII. 58 participants attended the said meeting wherein they were oriented on the nature of PRPWD our partners from Knowledge Management and Information Technology Service (KMITS) taught them the use of registry system.
Overall, the activity provided the venue for participants to understand the importance of the registry and how to input clients’ information in the online system.