Do positive impacts last over time? . . . Health Workers, Municipal and Barangay officials gathered for a 2-day Sustainability Planning Workshop on November 19-20, 2018 at Sarnimian Inland Resort, Rosario, Agusan del Sur. Health workers and goverment officials discussed and shared challenges and opportunities related to the Health Project.

Agusan Health Project Phase 3 is one of JPIC-IDC’s project in Agusan del Sur and its objective is to improve the health services in the Municipality of Bunawan, Agusan del Sur with an official project title “RIGHT TO HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE FOR MARGINALIZED POPULATION GROUPS IN BUNAWAN MUNICIPALITY, AGUSAN DEL SUR, PHILIPPINES” and is being implemented from 2016 to 2018.

As the project is about to end, we try to identify and assess the significant achievements of the project and the efforts in providing health care. The purpose of the activity is the assessment of the impact of the project with key stakeholders and put mechanisms that will ensure sustainability of the project.

Throughout the 2-day activity, health workers, government officials, and community leaders took part in various workshops: drawing out project gains, analyzing impacts, defining coordination mechanisms to sustain partnership, developing common action plan for sustaining engagement, and drafting sustainable structure for collective action.

About 75 people attended the two-day workshop and facilitated by Managing Alternatives Group, Inc. (MAGI).

© Jeffrey Sabado – Project Coordinator