92 Marinduqueno completes wellness program

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) has successfully revitalized and improved the health habits of 92 individuals who have undergone the “Wellness Program” in Marinduque from September 2015 to September 2017. “We are pleased to report that the health of the individuals who have undergone the wellness program have considerably improved and 50% are now independent from maintenance medicines and those with chronic diseases like asthma and diabetes have also develop healthy body and strong resistance from other illness,” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated…

Palawan health personnel undergoes sanitation training

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) started the training on Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) for sanitary inspectors of Palawan. “We want all sanitary inspectors and health personnel at the local level to be properly equipped and trained on the organization, management, education, enforcement, consultation, and emergency response for the prevention of environmental health hazards in the community” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated. “The promotion of public health and protection of the community as well as the environment is vital in order to prevent another…

DOH Mimaropa, MSC signs MOA on raw food preparation and training

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) and Marinduque State College (MSC) on October 3, 2017, signed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) making the state college the Center of Raw Food Plant-based Preparation and Training in the region. “We selected MSC since it the only institution of higher education in MIMAROPA that offers courses related to food technology,” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated during the MOA signing held at the Marinduque State College in Boac, Marinduque. “We have agreed to work together in partnership to…

DOH starts rehabilitation project in Marcopper affected areas in Marinduque

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) started its post disaster program for the rehabilitation of Mine-out Areas in Marinduque through the establishment of Carbon Neutral Garden and Oxygen Park among Marcopper affected municipalities in the Province of Marinduque. “We have to act now! Because an immediate response to any disaster is vital in maximizing the number of people, property and resources that could be saved,” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated during the opening of the Beema Bamboo Nursery at the Marinduque State College (MSC)…

Marinduque trains water searchers, rescuers

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) in partnership with the Philippine Coast Guard – Batangas District completed the 10th Batch of Water Search and Rescue Training for water personnel of Marinduque on September 23, 2017 held in barangay Laylay municipality of Boac. “This time, we have included uniformed personnel, emergency staff and representatives from the local government units because they also act as maritime personnel during sea rescue in times of typhoons and hurricanes,” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated. “These emergency frontliners need to…