DSWD records 642 cases of child labor in Marinduque

BOAC, Marinduque – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) has recorded 9,521 poor working children aged 5-17 years old regionwide according to the 2015 Listahanan household assessment. In Oriental Mindoro, 2,304 working children belong to poor households were identified; 2,393 in Occidental Mindoro; 642 in Marinduque; 747 in Romblon; and 3,435 in Palawan. From the number identified, 15.9 % (1,519) are farmers; 12.5% (1,186) are fisherfolks; and 0.98% (93) are forestry workers. In Mimaropa, the top three municipalities with high cases of working…

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Curfew sa mga kabataan, ipatutupad sa Calapan City

Upang maiwasan na maging biktima o masangkot sa iba’t-ibang krimen ang mga kabataang Calapeño, minarapat ni Calapan City Mayor Arnan C. Panaligan na ipatupad ang curfew on minors City Ordinance no. 4-03 o mas kilala sa tawag na Child Welfare Code of the City of Calapan. Ang curfew ay ang takdang oras o hudyat ng pagbabawal sa mga kabataan na magpakalat-kalat sa lansangan at paalalang oras na nang pag-uwi sa kani-kanilang mga tahanan. Ang mga kabataang mahuhuling lalabag sa ordinansang ito ay agad mapupunta sa pangangalaga ng CSWD at kinakailangang…

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DSWD completes validation of ‘Listahanan’ in Mimaropa

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has completed the field validation of Listahanan-identified poor households for the Unconditional Cash Transfer (UCT) in the provinces of Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan. From 93,436 household targets, 92,205 households or 98 percent were validated and verified region-wide. The UCT household validation spearheaded by DSWD-Listahanan started on the second week of March and was officially completed last week of April 2018. A total of 22,981 households has been validated in Oriental Mindoro; 17,594 in Occidental Mindoro; 6,319 in Marinduque; 7,777 in Romblon;…

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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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Legarda celebrates Women’s Month in Mindoro, leads opening of Regional Athletics Meet

Senator Loren Legarda joined the women of Occidental Mindoro for the celebration of Women’s Month and led the opening of the 2018 MIMAROPA Regional Athletics Association (RAA) Meet on Monday, March 12, 2018. During the Women’s Month celebration in San Jose, Legarda stressed the important role of women in homes and in the society as a whole as she shared the laws that have been enacted to protect the rights and welfare of women including the Anti-Violence Against Women and Children Act, Magna Carta of Women, Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act,…

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Mensahe ni Sen. Legarda sa Pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Kababaihan

Narito ang mensahe ni Senador Loren Legarda sa Pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Kababaihan na isinagawa sa San Jose, Occidental Mindoro nitong Marso 12, 2018. “Ako po ay lubos na nagpapasalamat sa inyong pag-imbita sa akin upang makiisa sa importanteng pagdiriwang ito ng Buwan ng Kababaihan. Ang papel na ginagampanan ng mga babae sa ating lipunan ay patuloy na nagbabago. Maraming kababaihan ngayon ang nabibigyan na ng pagkakataong makapag-aral at nagiging bahagi ng workforce, kung minsan pa ay gumagawa ng trabahong dati’y laan lang para sa mga lalaki. Ngunit sabi nga…

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