10 barangays in Caraga receive best BnB awards
by Lovely Laudette Gamba
Butuan City (26 October) -- Ten barangays in the region receives Best Botika ng Barangay (BnB) award during the 1st BNB Convention and Regional Awarding, here, this city, recently.
The awardees were Barangay San Juan and Bonifacio of Surigao City; Barangay Camagong and Culit of Nasipit, Agusan del Norte; Barangay Doņa Telesfora of Tubay, Agusan del Norte; Barangay Sta. Irene and San Jose of Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur; Barangay Panamaon of Loreto, Dinagat Province; Barangay Tubo-Tubo of Cagwait, Surigao del Sur; and Barangay Oteiza of San Agustin, Surigao del Sur.
The awards were given to the respective mayors of each municipality and city.
The award aims to encourage BnB operators by recognizing and providing incentives to the best performing Botika ng Barangay outlets nationwide.
It aims to assess the performance of BnB in terms of their contribution in making drugs available, affordable and accessible at the barangay level.
It is conceptualized to identify strengths and weaknesses in the performance of BnB outlets and to promote and create awareness on the use of Generic drugs and medicines through the BnBs. (PIA-Caraga) [top]