Eversley Childs Sanitarium operates under the mandates of:

DEPARTMENT ORDER                                                                                                     February 17, 1994

No. 72 s. 1994


Department Order No. 72 s. 1994 Redirects the Roles and Responsibilities of the 8 Sanitaria and the Department of Health Regional Field Office. It shall:

  • Be responsible for training of health workers in Leprosy Control
  • Serve as Information, Collection of the field reports for the Leprosry Control Program
  • Serve as Center for Information for the Leprosy Control Program
  • Provide Technical supervision and monitoring and leadership to the field units of the National Leprosy Control Program Implementation
  • Provide for Emergency and Out-patient treatment / care for the general population in its immediate catchment area. It shall upgrade its Emergency Room to enable them to perform minor surgery and expand the coverage of their Out-patient service, to non-leprosy cases. They shall provide for the necessary drugs and supplies in the OPD and Emergency cases.


ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER                                                                                             May 30, 2005

No. 2005-2013


Administrative Order No. 2005-0013 Revised Roles and Responsibilities of the Eight Sanitaria Hospitals. It shall.

  • Expand the legal mandate of the (8) Sanitaria Nationwide.
  • Maintain a leprosy unit and coordinate with their respective Centers for Health Development and the National Center for Disease Prevention and Control – Infectious Disease.
  • Responsible for the training of health workers in their respective catchment areas regarding updates, trainings, re-training on leprosy control program.
  • Integrate Multi-Drug Therapy services fully with the existing general health care services.
  • Serve as the referral center for the management of complications, patient and family counselling and community education.
  • Conduct community dialogues about leprosy with the National Leprosy Control Program
  • Provide for emergency, out-patient and in-patient treatment / care for the general population in its immediate catchment area. Each Sanitarium shall upgrade its emergency room, shall provide for out-patient department and convert existing buildings as wards to accommodate in-patients for general services care.
  • Make available initially the following five major Service Departments namely: Medical, Surgical, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Family Medicine, and Pediatrics.