DOH Mimaropa begins oral health caravan in Marinduque

MOGPOG, Marinduque – Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) began its initial tour this year of its Direct Oral Health Treatment Services (DOHTS) Caravan in Mogpog, Marinduque during the celebration of the National Oral Health Month on February 28, 2018. The activity aims to support the implementation of oral health programs at the local level and to resolve the many dental conditions affecting vulnerable populations in the region from ages 0-6 children, pregnant women and the elderly, including the disadvantaged and marginalized groups of Indigenous…

MSC ROTC Unit staged as RAATI 2018 grand slam champion in Mimaropa

BOAC, Marinduque – Marinduque State College (MSC) emerged as the regional champion in RAATI 2018 with an average score of 98.06 percent. The Regional Annual Administrative and Tactical Inspection (RAATI) Team headed by LTC Eduardo Ayala Pipit, INF PA (RET) assisted by MSC Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) Unit Commandant Maj. Ronaldo Fidelino (QMS) PA and National Service Training Program (NSTP) Director Mario Mascareñas facilitated the cadets evaluation of events on tactical inspection. The RAATI Team was welcomed by the MSC Community headed by Dr. Merian Catajay-Mani with the traditional…

No. 6 most wanted person sa bayan ng Torrijos, arestado

TORRIJOS, Marinduque – Nasakote ng mga pulis ang No. 6 most wanted person ng bayan ng Torrijos sa kasong paglabag sa Child Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act sa Sitio Gulod, barangay Bignay, Valenzuela City. Ang suspek ay kinilala na si Leonito Rementilla Colopano, may-asawa, construction worker at tubong barangay Maranlig, Torrijos, Marinduque. #MakeADifference: Kabayan, help us to stay up, help us to buy a video camera Ayon kay Police Inspector Mikhail Gennadi Valeroso, Officer in Charge ng Torrijos Municipal Police Station, dakong alas-10:00 ng gabi noong Marso 2, 2018 nang arestohin…

Anti-big-scale mining coalition seeks mining law repeal

Anti-big-scale mining group Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) is urging the government to replace Republic Act 7942 or the Philippine Mining Act of 1995 with a law that is “pro-Filipino and pro-environment”. ATM claimed the present law has paved the way for plunder of the country’s mineral wealth, as well as mining-related environmental destruction. These are on top of adverse health impacts, displacement of people, and human rights abuses across the country, according to ATM national coordinator Jaybee Gerganera. “Our country didn’t benefit from RA 7942,” he said Monday (March 5)…

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…