The local government unit of Gerona, through its Rural Health Unit ( RHU), headed by Municipal Health officers, Dr.Abner T. Lagade, Dr. Juliet O. Cabunoc, and Rural Health Physician, Dr. Eric Adaoag aims to promote the package of health services a pregnant woman must receive to improve birth outcome.

To encourage healthy pregnancy among the mothers, health officers provided prenatal consultations, immunization, free maternal ultrasounds, free laboratory buntis package, vitamins and minerals supplements, counseling and health teaching about proper breast feeding, good nutrition and family planning.

Our local chief executive, Mayor Eloy C. Eclar gave away maternity kit (alcohol, toilet tissue, feminine napkin, adult diaper,bath soap),baby mosquito net, cash prizes and snacks to all participants.

Also, our special visitors, Family Medicine Physicians gave a cash and food for the raffle.