Community Health and Education Division (CHED)

The Community Health and Education Division (CHED) provides a variety of preventive health services to individuals and families in the community. The Division offers the following programs:

  1. Health Education - providing screening, prevention and wellness education, data tracking, and assessment for community planning;

  2. Maternal and Child Health Programs - giving financial, social, nutritional, and medical support to qualified families so as to reduce infant mortality, ensuring healthy births and maintain infant and child health;
  3. Chronic Disease Control Programs - focusing on early detection of and referral to specific chronic diseases;
  4. Communicable Disease Control Programs - offering testing, education, prevention and treatment services to control communicable diseases within the community.

In 2011, the Community Health and Education Division served 37,800 clients in programs throughout the district.