DOH turns-over ambulances to Oriental Mindoro

Department of Health Regional Directors Eduardo C. Janairo of Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) and Mario S. Baquilod Mimaropa (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) recently turned-over six ambulances to the province of Oriental Mindoro. “These ambulances will provide universal access to basic and advanced life support services to those living in rural areas. One of the objectives also is to reduce maternal, infant, and child mortality by providing transport to those in need of emergency medical attention 24/7,” Director Janairo stated. “The regional office will ensure that these units…

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DOH-Mimaropa establishes new dorm for indigent patients

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo revealed that a new dormitory for Medical Assistance Indigent Patients (MAIP) will be opened on April which is located beside the regional office at the Quirino Memorial Medical Center Compound in Project 4, Quezon City. “All MAIP patients of MIMAROPA, especially those without relatives to settled with temporarily in Metro Manila are welcome to stay in the facility while waiting for their scheduled treatment”, Dr. Janairo stated. “This will be their temporary abode that…

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DOH Mimaropa identifies 9 dengvaxia recipients in Palawan

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) identified nine more Dengvaxia Vaccine Individuals (DVIs) through its Dengvaxia Task Force from the province of Palawan. “All identified DVIs in the region were verified and are now being monitored for any incidence or occurrence of signs and symptoms that may or may not pertain to the injection of Dengvaxia vaccine,” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated. “They are closely being monitored and are being supported in all of their health-seeking needs 24/7,” he emphasized. As of March 23,…

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DOH Mimaropa begins oral health caravan in Marinduque

MOGPOG, Marinduque – Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) began its initial tour this year of its Direct Oral Health Treatment Services (DOHTS) Caravan in Mogpog, Marinduque during the celebration of the National Oral Health Month on February 28, 2018. The activity aims to support the implementation of oral health programs at the local level and to resolve the many dental conditions affecting vulnerable populations in the region from ages 0-6 children, pregnant women and the elderly, including the disadvantaged and marginalized groups of Indigenous…

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Dengvaxia recipients in Mimaropa, fine and healthy

BUENAVISTA, Marinduque – Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) today declared that all of the identified Dengvaxia recipients in the region are well and in good health. “We have assessed and evaluated all of the Dengvaxia vaccinees in the region and they remain to be fit and healthy. Dengue kits were given to help as protection from getting dengue which includes multivitamins, a thermometer, mosquito net, mosquito repellent, soap, manual of information on dengue,” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated. “We will continue to monitor…

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DOH Mimaropa donates portable ultra sound devices to LGU, MHO and NGO

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) yesterday donated 24 portable ultrasound devices accompanied by tablets to local government executives, municipal health officers and non-government organizations as part of its mandate to provide equitable and accessible quality healthcare for all. “The portable ultrasound device, as a basic medical equipment, will provide local health facilities the means to improve the delivery of primary care in their respective areas, especially those under the Geographically Isolated and Disadvantage Areas (GIDA) of the region,” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated…

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DOH, DAP signs MOA for the evaluation of drug rehabilitation programs in Mimaropa

Department of Health (DOH) – Mimaropa (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) and the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the assessment and evaluation of the drug rehabilitation programs conducted in the region. “We need to identify if the five modalities of community-based drug treatment and rehabilitation we have implemented in the five provinces are successful and effective. This will be a formative evaluation and the results are intended to provide analysis and information,” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated during the MOA…

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DOH Mimaropa refutes endorsement of herbal products

Department of Health (DOH) – Mimaropa (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo today warned the public that the regional office nor any of its officials are not endorsing any herbal medicines and food supplement of whatsoever as has been circulating over the internet. “I am not endorsing nor have I given my approval or any testimonials in support to any herbal and food supplements claiming to have therapeutic and dietary result”, Dr. Janairo stated. “I also advised the public to always check whether the products they…

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