Mayor Isko Moreno is not the only public official in Manila City that leaving his office to personally serve the people.
Manila City Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna-Pangan used her profession to lead a medical and dental mission at Barangay 51, Tondo.
In the photos posted by the Manila Public Information Office, it showed the Vice Mayor talking to the residents who asked for medical health.
Lacuna who’s the daughter of former Manila Vice Mayor Danny Lacuna is known for leading medical missions.
She’s a former Public Health Center Physician under the Manila Health Department from 1995-2004.
Lacuna was called “door-to-door doctora” for being hands-on when it comes on medical missions along Manila.
She’s a political ally of Moreno and partner during the last Mayoral race in Manila.
Medical missions are part of Mayor Isko Moreno’s plan to improve the health of the Manilenyos.
As part of his plan to improve healthcare in Manila, he vowed to give more funding to the public hospitals, he’s also planning to build a huge medical center facing the Manila Bay.
Moreno also warned the health workers to quit if they cannot smile in front of their patients.
“Makikisuyo naman. Frontline kayo ng gobyerno in delivering services, in this case, health services. Kung hindi na kayo masaya sa trabaho ‘nyo dahil kayo’y masungit na kinakaharap yung mga may sakit, kaya kayo’y nagsusungit dahil pagod na kayo, kaya kayo’y nagsusungit dahil ‘di na kayo masaya sa ginagawa ‘nyo, pwede naman kayong magpaalam,” Moreno said.
“Totoong nakakapagod, jusko nakakapagod…pero pinasok natin ito. This is public service eh. Ano ba naman ang kaunting ngiti?” he also said.