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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DOT pushes ‘Bring Home A Friend’ campaign

Aside from focusing on prominent tourist destinations, the Department of Tourism (DOT) on Tuesday pushed for personalized “Bring Home a Friend” program per province. In a statement, DOT Secretary Wanda Teo urged locals in every region to take part in the initiative and endorse what is unique in their respective provinces to attract foreign friends to the Philippines. From the rustic feel of one’s ancestral house down to the heirloom recipe of their grandparents, Teo said Filipinos should put forward the staples one looks forward to when going home to…

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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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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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Barko bumangga sa isla sa Romblon, 33 sugatan

Aabot sa 33 katao ang sugatan matapos na sumalpok sa isang isla sa Calatrava, Romblon ang barkong M/V Maria Matilde ng Montenegro Shipping Lines, Inc. pasado alas-5:00 ngayong umaga, September 26. Patungo ang barko sa Romblon Port galing Odiongan Port para ihatid ang ilang pasahero na sakay nito galing Batangas. Ayon kay Cajidiocan SB Member Marvin Ramos na isa sa mga pasahero ng barko, nagising umano siya dahil akala n’ya ay may malakas na sumabog ‘yon pala ay bumangga ang kanyang sinasakyang barko. Noong una akala niya sa maliit na…

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DOH Mimaropa announces new hotline numbers for air ambulance

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo today announced new hotlines that will serve as the permanent numbers for the air ambulance. “We are announcing the new official hotlines that will serve 24/7 where people needing medical emergency may request, inquire on how to avail of the free services of the air ambulance, especially those in remote areas,” Dr. Janairo stated. “The hotlines will be operational 24/7 and a standby staff will promptly answer calls/texts of anyone in need of an…

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