about the department
DR. ESPERANZA ANITA N. ESCAÑO-ARIAS, MD, MPH
OIC, City Health Department Head
Consistent with the provisions of the 1987 Philippine Constitution which authorized the state to provide comprehensive and accessible health care program; and Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991, directed the devolution of health care service delivery to the local government units (LGUs), hence the Quezon City Health Department serves as the frontline for public health which focuses on issues related to the holistic health and well-being of the citizenry. It shall protect the safety and health outcomes of QC communities through education, policy making and research for disease or injury prevention.
Health for all, Health in the hands of the people
To provide quality and comprehensive health care services to an empowered community
“Kaming mga Health Workers sa Quezon City ay nangangakong maglingkod na.”
QCHD Citizen's Charter 2020