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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DOH Mimaropa conducts disinfection to prevent outbreak of chicken pox in OMPJ

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo recently ordered the immediate disinfection and sanitation of the Oriental Mindoro Provincial Jail (OMPJ) due to the outbreak of chicken pox among inmates and prevent the increasing number of skin diseases. “The risk of infection is very high because of the over-crowded cells where inmates are being detained that is why a regular disinfection and sanitation is a must especially now that we have rising cases of chicken pox,” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo…

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Residents of Cuyo Archipelago receives health packages from DOH Mimaropa

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo recently visited the three far-flung municipalities of Cuyo, Agutaya and Magsaysay in Palawan, including nearby island barangays to provide health services to residents, monitor on-going DOH projects and assess existing health facilities requiring renovation and improvement. “Health services in these areas are critical because of their remote location that is why medical services, medicines and health facilities must be equipped and improved to handle health care”, Director Janairo stated during his visit to the…

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DOH Mimaropa air ambulance resumes flight

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo today announced that the air ambulance has resumed its regular flight and has been serving emergency patients in remote and far-flung areas in Palawan since August 15, 2017. “The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) has already issued the Airworthiness Certification meaning the aircraft is now in a condition allowing for safe operation. All the needed parts were replaced and the aircrafts were duly inspected and 100% fit to fly,” Dr. Janairo stated.…

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OMPJ warden discloses 2 HIV positive inmates in provincial jail

Oriental Mindoro Provincial Jail Provincial (OMPJ) Warden Major Romeo U. Delmo, in an interview on August 23, 2017, disclosed that two inmates were tested positive with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), one from Puerto Galera and one from Calapan City (identity withheld). It will be recalled that from August 22 to August 31, 2017 the Department of Health (DOH-Mimaropa) launched a two-week provincewide mass screening for inmates in various jails and prisons in Oriental Mindoro and Romblon. Read also: DOH Mimaropa conducts provincewide mass screening for inmates “I am very thankful for DOH-MIMAROPA…

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