DOH delivers total care for MAP patients in Mimaropa

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo announced that all indigent and poor patients under the Medical Assistance Program (MAP) of the region will be given total care package during the recently concluded “First Regional Medical Assistance Program Workshop” attended by various directors of provincial hospitals, municipal health officers, representatives of legislators and social workers of MIMAROPA held in Baguio City on June 21-23, 2017. “All beneficiaries of MAP will be provided full treatment package, meaning they will not only be…

DOH-Mimaropa temporarily suspends air ambulance flights in Palawan

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo today announced that the regular flights of its air ambulance in Palawan will be temporarily suspended due to preventive maintenance and scheduled check-up. “We have not anticipated the numerous request for passenger transport and upon inspection of the aircrafts, it is found out that several parts need to be replaced immediately in both of the aircrafts. We are now in the process of procuring the items abroad as they not available here in the…

33 successful trainees in the 9th DOH-Mimaropa WASAR Training

Department of Health (DOH) – Mimaropa(Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) in partnership with the Philippine Coast Guard – Palawan District has successfully completed the 9th batch of Water and Search and Rescue (WASAR) Training for water personnel attendants for Puerto Princesa City on June 9, 2017. According to DOH-Mimaropa Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo, there were 33 candidates who qualified and completed the 5-day training which was held in different areas of the city from June 5-9, 2017. “We are hoping to finish our target of 500 lifeguards within this…

DOH-Mimaropa bestows Red Orchid and Best Barangay Sanitation Practices to hospitals and LGU’s

The Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) yesterday presented the awardees of the 2016 Regional Red Orchid Award and the regional entries for the National Search for Barangay with Best Sanitation Practices (NSBBSP) for 2015-2016 held at the Luxent Hotel in Timog Avenue, Quezon City. The recipients of Red Orchid Awards were the municipalities of Alcantara and San Agustin both from the province of Romblon. Winners from the Palawan includes the PhilHealth Provincial Office, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), Culion Sanitarium and General…

11 DOH-Mimaropa scholars, completes MedTech program

Eleven out of the twelve Medical Technologist Scholars of the Department of Health – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) have successfully completed the Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology (BS Med Tech) under the “Second Course Medical Technology Scholarship Program 2014-2017” of the region. “The objective of the program is to resolve the shortage of health human resource among government hospitals in the provinces of MIMAROPA and immediately fill-up the needed manpower,” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated. “Med techs are vital in the operation of a health facility…