DOH-Mimaropa provides training on HMP identification management for Marinduque and Palawan

The Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) today completed the three-day “Training on Identification Management and Referral of Patients with Heavy Metal Poisoning (HMP) for Medical Doctors and Public Health Nurses” particularly from the provinces of Marinduque and Palawan held at the Sulo Riviera Hotel, Quezon City from July 25-27, 2017. “Because of the effects of mine tailings brought about by the 1996 Marcopper incident in Marinduque, the health and well-being of residents have been greatly affected especially those residing near the mining area and…

DOH rehabilitates 90 more drug surrenderees in Mimaropa

The Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) today announced the completion of drug rehabilitation program for 90 drug surrenderees under the Community-Based Drug Rehabilitation, Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Program conducted in the province of Occidental Mindoro. Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated that the Holistic Rehabilitation Approach was used for the rehabilitation program of drug surrenderers using non-traditional but globally tested, research and evidence-based interventions which also includes provision of family planning services for surrenderees and their family. “This is also one way to…

DOH-Mimaropa completes surgical caravan in Marinduque

The Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) in partnership with Rizal Medical Center (RMC) today completed its post-surgical activity evaluation and assessment of 91 patients who have undergone operation at the Dr. Damian Reyes Provincial Hospital in Marinduque from July 10-15, 2017. “This surgical caravan is greatly anticipated aspiration for 20 million Filipinos who are in need of various kinds of surgeries in country. Their medical needs can now be addressed immediately at no cost to our indigent patients,” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated…

DOH-Mimaropa leads groundbreaking of drug rehabilitation and treatment center in Mindoro

The Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) recently led the groundbreaking ceremony of the MIMAROPA Regional Drug Rehabilitation and Treatment Center which will be located at the Municipality of Bansud in Oriental Mindoro attended by the provincial and local government on July 8, 2017. “This 600M facility which can serve more than 500 patients will serve as the prime rehabilitation and recovery center for drug surrenderers of the five provinces of MIMAROPA. It will serve to augment the on-going community-based rehabilitation that are being facilitated…

DOH-Mimaropa rehabilitates 50 more drug surrenderees in Oriental Mindoro

The Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) together with the local government of Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro has successfully rehabilitated 50 more drug surrenderees in the municipality of Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro as they were presented yesterday during their graduation ceremony held at the municipal hall. The drug surrenderees were enrolled in the Advance Intensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Program, a one-month out-patient treatment designed by DOH-MIMAROPA which includes behavioral counseling, medication, evaluation and treatment for occurring mental health issues such as depression and anxiety and yoga exercises. “The…