New DOH-13 director assumes post

CHANGING OF THE GUARD. Dr. Cesar C. Cassion (right) assumes as the new director of the Department of Health in Caraga Region Wednesday (March 17, 2021). He replaces Dr. Jose R. Llacuna Jr. (left), who will assume as DOH-10 director. (Photo courtesy of DOH-13)

BUTUAN CITY: The Department of Health in Caraga Region (DOH-13) has a new director in the person of Dr. Cesar C. Cassion, replacing Dr. Jose R. Llacuna, Jr.

A native of this city, Cassion assumed his post on Wednesday in a turnover ceremony at the DOH-13 office here.

Llacuna has been assigned as DOH director for Region 10.

“Dir. Llacuna has served the people of Caraga Region for more than five years,” DOH-13 said in a Facebook post on Wednesday.

DOH-13 said Llacuna’s “legacy will continue to live on, as Cassion starts his new assignment in Caraga Region.”

Cassion’s last assignment in DOH-Region 3, where he served as director since 2018. He also once served as assistant regional director of DOH-13 from 2009 t0 2018. 

(Alexander Lopez/PNA/SRNY/RSP)

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