The University of the Philippines 3rd Gawad Pangulo Award for Excellence in Public Service has been given to UP initiatives and projects that exemplify “dangal” (honor) and “husay” (excellence)! This year, Partners In Leprosy Action (PILA) is one of the five projects/initiatives deemed worthy by the esteemed UP Padayon Selection Committee.
Awarding Ceremonies were held in UP Diliman on February 28, 2019. Present during the awarding were Dr. Belen Lardizabal Dofitas (Project Leader), Raquel de Villa-Reyes (Philippine Leprosy Mission), Dr Manuel Jorge (past Chairman, Dept of Medicine-PGH), Dr. Eileen Cubillan (Chief, Section of Dermatology, Dept. of Medicine-Philippine General Hospital), Dr Carmencita Padilla (Chancellor, UP Manila), and UP President Danilo Concepcion.
Thank you to UP Padayon Office for this honor!
Source: Jo. Florendo B. Lontoc, “Programs on livelihood, health, children, and culture get public service award” The University of the Philippines. Retrieved: 18 March 2019.