Calamian drug surrenderees receives screening and assessment from DOH

The Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) Special Medical Action Response Teams (S.M.A.R.T.) together with the local health officials of the Calamian Group of Islands have started its screening and assessment of drug surrenderees on November 18, 2016. The Calamian group of islands in the province includes the islands of Busuanga, Coron, Culion, Calauit, Malcapuya, Banana, Pass and Calumbuyan. According to Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo, health workers of Busuanga, Coron and Culion have already undergone the drug screening and assessment training provided by the…

Prov’l Veterinary Office, pinaigting ang Rabies Awareness Campaign sa bayan ng Torrijos

TORRIJOS, Marinduque – Sa patuloy na pagpapaigting ng Provincial Veterinary Office (PVet) ng Rabies Awareness Campaign, namahagi ang mga beterinaryo ng lalawigan ng Marinduque ng mga campaign materials ukol sa Anti-Rabies Act (RA 9482) and Its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) Book sa lahat ng kapitan ng barangay sa bayan ng Torrijos. Hangad ng RA 9482 na ipaalala sa mga pet owners kung ano ang kanilang mga responsibilidad sa pagkupkop sa kanilang mga hayop na inaalagaan. Binigyang diin din ng PVet Office sa pangunguna ni Dr. JM Victoria sa mga…

Agrea’s founder Cherrie Atilano, receives top awards

Cherrie Atilano, the president and founding farmer of AGREA was awarded as one of The Outstanding Women in the Nations Service (TOWNS) on November 10, 2016 at Dusit Thani Manila, Makati City. The next day, November 11, Cherrie was named ‘Earth Mover 2016’ during Rappler’s Annual Move Awards at the Ayala Museum. Cherrie De Erit Atilano is a magna cum laude of the Visayas State University – Agriculture Program. She graduated in 2007 and was one of the Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines a few years ago. Cherrie was…

DOH-Mimaropa deploys Smart Teams to assist in drug screening

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) has deployed Special Medical Action Response Teams (S.M.A.R.T.) in the five provinces to provide support in the on-going assessment of drug surrenderees. “The teams will be collaborating with local officials of the Philippine National Police, health workers and local government officials in various municipalities and will assist in the assessment and screening process of drug surrenderees,” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated. “During the screening/assessment process, a drug surrenderee will undergo a brief initial drug screening and when indicated…