This training is a capacity-building program for Local Chief Executives and Municipal Health Officers on Health Leadership and Governance, with bridging leadership as the platform for transforming health systems and improving health outcomes. This is a component of the Health Leadership and Governance Program (HCGP) of the Department of Health (DOH). It is conducted in collaboration with the Zuellig Family Foundation and other academic partners in various regions of the country. In Region 8, the School of Health Sciences is the identified academic partner that provides the training. This partnership began in 2013.