COA IX Holds October 2019 Convocation



With updates on vaccine preventable diseases as its main theme, COA ROIX held its monthly convocation last October 7, 2019 at the COA IX Training Center, Cabatangan, Zamboanga City, attended by 136 City-based personnel.  Jonathan Cardenas, SUCS ATL opened the program with a short message.  

Guest Speaker Dr. Dennis Antonio A. Dacayanan RMT, MD Medical Officer IV of the Department of Health IX (DOH IX) shared reminders regarding proper information about the importance of immunization vaccines and symptoms of the dreaded diseases. He reiterated that it is safe to avail of the common immunization vaccines. COAns were also reminded of the common safeguard practices to prevent contracting the dreaded Dengue virus, the prevalent symptoms of Dengue and what to do as soon as dengue is suspected to be contracted.

ARD Daphne Grace P. Bellen and RSA Annabella C. Uy presented the certificate of Appreciation to the Guest Speaker followed with the honoring and giving of tokens to October Birthday Celebrators. During the Director’s Time, RD Visitacion Q. Mendoza kept COA IX personnel posted on 2019 Year End activities. RSA Uy officially ended the event with a short message.  Meanwhile, COA9 Band serenaded  the crowd with Taylor Swift songs during  lunch break.