DOH Mimaropa ‘Save My Smile Project’ serves 890 children patients

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) in partnership with the local government units of the region recently completed the school-based preventive oral health program known as “Save My Smile (SMS) Project” serving 890 pre-school and school children. “This project was launched to support the delivery of basic oral health care at the local government unit (LGU) level and to provide immediate solution to various dental conditions affecting the high-risk groups of children from 0 to 6 years old,” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated. “Preventive…

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4Ps beneficiaries sa bayan ng Santa Cruz, tumanggap ng P14-M cash grant

Nagtipun-tipon ang mga benepisyaryo ng Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) sa Multipurpose Hall, bayan ng Santa Cruz, Marinduque kamakailan. Ito ay matapos magpalabas ng mahigit P14 milyon na conditional cash grant ang Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) para sa 55 barangay ng nasabing bayan. Sa tulong ng Marinduque Social Action Multipurpose Cooperative (MASAMCO) na nagsisilbing isa sa mga kabahagi ng Landbank of the Philippines (LBP), kabuuang P14,218,300.00 ang ipinamahagi sa panahon ng payout; P9,031,800.00 mula sa unang payout ng taong 2017 (Pebrero-Marso) at P5,186,500.00 mula sa ikalawang payout…

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DOH Mimaropa pushes for more solar powered rural health stations in the region

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo today stated that 29 more Solar Home System (SHS) will be installed in all identified rural health facilities in the region requiring alternative source of energy that will supply electricity 24/7. “We will be installing these in health facilities that are located in island barangays, mountain communities and remote areas of the provinces that has limited source of electricity, those that are powered by generators and those that has no means of reliable energy…

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DOH Mimaropa completes metal-poisoning training for 45 Marinduque health workers

The Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) recently completed the three-day “Training for the Identification and Referral of Patients with Metal Poisoning (HMP) for 45 Barangay Health Workers (BHWs) from various municipalities of Marinduque from August 1-3, 2017. “With the support of our trained BHWs we can now perform immediate health risk assessment to residents in areas that are exposed and contaminated with mine tailings and provide the necessary treatment and reduce the risk of contamination and exposure from heavy metal poisoning. This is the…

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