ORMOC CITY – A volunteer health worker from this city was named 2012 Outstanding Community Health Team (CHT) Member by the Department of Health (DOH), Japan International Cooperative Assistance (JICA), and the City Health Office (CHO) during the 1st CHT Conference in the country on November 29, 2012 held at Pongos Hotel, this city. Nerissa Lumanta of Brgy. San Pablo, this city, was teary-eyed as she delivered her message after receiving her plaque and gifts as most outstanding CHT member in the city. She received her award from DOH Assistant Secretary for Operations-Visayas Cluster Dr. Paulyn Jean Russel -Ubial, DOH-8 Regional Director Dr. Jaime Bernadas, JICA Philippines Section Chief Yukari Saito, and CHO chief Dr. Nelita Navales. In her speech, Lumanta thanked the sponsors for recognizing their efforts as CHT members in ensuring that all pregnant moms are healthy. She had been to different places, she stressed, just to bring government’s service to the door of every household.