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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DOH Mimaropa pushes for a medical assistance program bureau

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated that he will push the creation of a bureau for the DOH- Medical Assistance Program (MAP) during his opening message at the 2017 Re-Orientation on DOH-MAP for Luzon Cluster compose of MAP coordinators from the regions of MIMAROPA, CALABARZON (Cavite-Laguna-Batangas-Quezon), Bicol, Ilocos, Cagayan Valley, and the National Capital Region (NCR) held in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan on November 30, 2017. “There is already a need to establish a Public Assistance Bureau that will…

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BHW’s deserves better allowances and benefits -RD Janairo

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo wants Barangay Health Workers (BHWs) to be placed in the mainstream of the health system in order for the health department to achieved its goal of providing everyone in the community the health service they deserved. “We have been speaking of their unselfish acts and providing them recognitions but the BHWs deserve more that words and commemoratives. They need more support in exchange of their noble and selfless regular undertakings in the local community,”…

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92 Marinduqueno completes wellness program

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) has successfully revitalized and improved the health habits of 92 individuals who have undergone the “Wellness Program” in Marinduque from September 2015 to September 2017. “We are pleased to report that the health of the individuals who have undergone the wellness program have considerably improved and 50% are now independent from maintenance medicines and those with chronic diseases like asthma and diabetes have also develop healthy body and strong resistance from other illness,” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated…

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Palawan health personnel undergoes sanitation training

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) started the training on Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) for sanitary inspectors of Palawan. “We want all sanitary inspectors and health personnel at the local level to be properly equipped and trained on the organization, management, education, enforcement, consultation, and emergency response for the prevention of environmental health hazards in the community” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated. “The promotion of public health and protection of the community as well as the environment is vital in order to prevent another…

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DOH Mimaropa, MSC signs MOA on raw food preparation and training

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) and Marinduque State College (MSC) on October 3, 2017, signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) making the state college the Center of Raw Food Plant-based Preparation and Training in the region. “We selected MSC since it the only institution of higher education in MIMAROPA that offers courses related to food technology,” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated during the MOA signing held at the Marinduque State College in Boac, Marinduque. “We have agreed to work together in partnership to…

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DOH starts rehabilitation project in Marcopper affected areas in Marinduque

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) started its post disaster program for the rehabilitation of Mine-out Areas in Marinduque through the establishment of Carbon Neutral Garden and Oxygen Park among Marcopper affected municipalities in the Province of Marinduque. “We have to act now! Because an immediate response to any disaster is vital in maximizing the number of people, property and resources that could be saved,” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated during the opening of the Beema Bamboo Nursery at the Marinduque State College (MSC)…

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