The Provincial Government of Ilocos Sur being the seat for health and nutrition for the people of the province, Governor Jerry Singson together with Provincial Administrator Marlon Tagorda sat for an Executive Session Bayang Malusog- Leadership Development Program to capacitate them as provincial health leaders in creating effective and responsive province-wide health system. The Provincial DOH Office and the Provincial Health Office assisted their participation.

Zuellig Family Foundation Director for Local Health System Portfolio, Dr. Catherine Chung, ZFF Program Manager, Dr. Jenilyn Ann Dabu, ZFF Deputy Executive Director, Dr. Anthony Rosendo Faraon along with DOH-RO1 Regional Director Dr. Paula Paz Sydiongco facilitated the session.

The program also focused on the application of bridging leadership competencies to address complex health issues related to the implementation of Universal Health Care.

Before the session expired the governor signed the commitment/learning contract in support to the UHC.