Provincial Health Office

Department Head

Dr. Anna Ma. Teresa S. De Guzman

Department Head
Provincial Health Office

Work Experiences

  • Provincial Health Officer II, PHO Pangasinan (2010 to present)
  • Assistant Provincial Health Officer I, PHO Pangasinan (2006-2010)
  • Medical Specialist III, DOH-Region I (1999-2006)
  • DOH Representative, DOH-Regional Health Office-XII (1996-1999)
  • Medical Director, Clinica Salcedo Hospital (1990-1996)

Achievements / Commendations

  • President, Provincial Health Officers Association of the Philippines (PHOAP) (FY 2023-2025)
  • Past District Secretary, Rotary International District 3790
  • Awarded as Best Implementer of Quality Management System on its Public Health Service Certified ISO 9001:2015
  • Prime mover and Top Management representative on the PHO ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System certifications in 2014 and to ISO 9001:2015 as of to date. This led to PHO of Pangasinan being the first and only standalone PHO in the country that is ISO-certified.

Significant Training & Seminars

  • Attended and completed the Leadership& Management Training, “Development Conversations for Leaders” by the Civil Service Institute, Civil Service Commission on July 2022
  • Attendance to the IPC eTURO Webinar “COVID-19 and The ASEAN Community Experiences from Indonesia, Malaysia, and Vietnam”
  • Attendance to the 3rd Learning Interaction on Health
  • Technologies in the ASEAN College of Public Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand on October 2019
  • Attendance to 7th Conference of the Union Asia Pacific Region Philippine International Convention Center, Presenter, “Political will the way forward to End TB: Role ofLGU” The Pangasinan Experience on April 2019
  • Attendance to the Study Tour of the South Africa TB Laboratory System with Sputum Transportation from Peripheral Clinic and Decentralized TB/MDR Management in South Africa in 2019
  • Attended Sterilization Orientation with Borer Company in Switzerland on December 2015
  • Attended Sterilization Training with 3M Asia in Bangkok, Thailand on May 2015
  • Presented Pangasinan Data Quality Check Research Paper in the 2nd Annual Global Health Care Conference in Singapore on July 2013
  • Attended the JICA Managing TB for Intermediate Level Course in Tokyo, Japan on August 2003
  • Attended the WHO Fellowship Study on Tuberculosis in Vietnam on May 2000