3rd district intensified NOCHP

Published in the Visayan Daily Star newspaper on July 15, 2017

The Third District of Negros Occidental continues to intensify its campaign to reach more families to enroll in the Negros Occidental Comprehensive Health Program or NOCHP to avail of free medical services in times of need, a press release from the Office of Rep. Alfredo Benitez said yesterday.

Rep. Alfredo Abelardo Benitez and Mayor Neil Lizares with the NOCHP beneficiaries of Talisay City*

Benitez continues to mobilize his District Office and satellite offices in the cities of Victorias, Silay, Talisay and municipalities of Murcia and EB Magalona to reach far-flung upland and coastal communities, educating families of the benefits of the program, the press release said.

With a total of 59,080 families enrolled in NOCHP to date, the Third District keeps its lead in the implementation of the program in the whole province.

Recently, the NOCHP team led by Governor Alfredo Marañon, Benitez, and Mayor Neil Lizares distributed 1,960 NOCHP cards to qualified members; and another 1,641 beneficiaries in Murcia received their cards from the group together with Mayor Andrew Montelibano and ViceMayor Gerardo Rojas.

Enrollment for senior citizens is also a priority in the Third District.

Benitez has urged mayors in his district to continue fully supporting NOCHP enrollment to reach a target of 75,000 beneficiaries.

The Third District NOCHP enrollment has the following record update: EB Magalona – 8,059; Murcia – 10,895; Silay – 18,018; Talisay – 9,546 and Victorias – 12,562, the press release added*