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…

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…

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…

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…

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,”…