Last 2017, HFI launched its Wellness Heroes project that aims to improve barangay health worker (BHW) and cluster leader service delivery in ALAGA KA areas.The project involves training of BHWs in different health-related topics. The Wellness Heroes project was made possible by the donors of the campaign with the same title.
Inalad Barangay Health Workers Training
HFI conducted the training of 10 barangay health workers last 06-24 August 2018 August, 2018 at Inalad Barangay Health Station in Motiong Samar. The training included topics on Acupressure, Vital Signs, and Healthy Lifestyle. HFI has partnered with the barangay local government unit of Inalad, Motiong, Samar.
HFI organized a graduation program to formally recognize the completion of the training days of
the BHWs for each module. It was held on 24 August 2018 at the Inalad Barangay Health Station.
Ten BHWs, two HFI staff, barangay officials and invited guests namely Kap. Reynaldo Abalos, Punong Barangay, and Dra. Katerina Abiertas, Municipal Health Office attended the event.
Other ALAGA KA Areas
Aside from Inalad, ALAGA KA areas in Looc, Balete, Batangas; Malabanan, Balete, Batangas; Barake, Aborlan, Palawan; Brgy. 5 Poblacion, Capul, Northern Samar; and Landan, Polomolok, South Cotabato also received training from HFI.