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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74 na naturukan ng Dengvaxia sa Mimaropa, binabantayan ng DOH

Kinilala ng Department of Health (DOH) Mimaropa sa pamamagitan ng binuong Dengvaxia Task Force ang 74 na mag-aaral sa rehiyon na nabakunahan ng Dengvaxia na gawa ng French pharmaceutical na Sanofi Pasteur. Ayon kay Regional Director Eduardo Janairo, ang mga nabakunahan ay pawang mula sa lalawigan ng Marinduque, Occidental at Oriental Mindoro kung saan dalawa rito ay nabigyan ng full medical assistance. Sinabi pa ni Janairo na ang mga nabakunahan ng Dengvaxia ay may edad 9 hanggang 41 anyos at karamihan sa mga ito ay nabakunahan sa mga pribadong klinika…

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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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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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