DOH-Mimaropa Leads Launch of Center for Drug Resistant TB in Marinduque

USAID Logo and Marinduque Seal BOAC, Marinduque – The province’s first Programmatic Management of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (TB) Satellite Treatment Center (PMDRT-STC) was recently launched at the Boac Rural Health Unit. The treatment center was funded by the USAid in coordination with the Philippine Business for Social Progress and in partnership with the Department of Health- MIMAROPA. With the launching of the center, persons with drug-resistent TB will have a better chance of improving their conditions. One of reasons of the drug resistance is the failure of patients to complete their…

Let New Blood Flow in the Heart of the Country, Marinduque

Marinduque: Heart of the Philippines My wife, Rhina, celebrated her birthday yesterday. As a romantic husband, I planned of surprising her by either bringing her back to her hometown in Marinduque or fetching her parents. But to my dismay, I could not materialize my plan – there have been no airline services in Marinduque since May 2013 while land travel is just next to impossible with her parents too old for long travel and our busy schedule. The first time I visited Marinduque was in 2006. Since then, I have…

Small Island of Marinduque Holds Ms. Philippines Earth 2015

Ms. Philippines-Earth 2015 Candidates with Maniwaya Barangay OfficialsPhoto by Seller Nolos BOAC, Marinduque – May 19 was a big day for Marinduque. The first ever pre-pageant of Ms. Philippines Earth 2015 was held at the Boac Convention Center, Capitol Compound. The following are winners for the Ms. Philippines Earth 2015 winners: Ms. Liga ng mga Baranggay Ms. Muntinlupa – Danica Ebrada, Ms. Marinduque Provincial Police Office – Ms. Baguio Sofia Loren Deliu, Ms. Marikit-Na Beach Resort, Ms. Rico’s Inn, Ms. Dream Favor Travel and Tours – Ms.Bulacan Stephanie Gerona and…

Marinduque Shrine Pushed as Pilgrimage Site

Diocesan Shrine of Mahal na Birhen ng Biglang Awa in Boac, Marinduque Marinduque Rep. Regina Ongsiako-Reyes has filed a bill seeking to declare the Diocesan Shrine of Mahal na Birhen ng Biglang Awa (Our Lady of Prompt Succor) in Boac, Marinduque as a pilgrimage site and tourist destination. Ongsiako-Reyes said that with the proposed declaration, she hopes that the number of tourists and pilgrims participating in the feast of Our Lady of Prompt Succor on November 11 every year will significantly increase.“This bill will greatly help boost the tourism industry…

Byahe ng mga Barko sa Marinduque Ngayong Semana Santa

MV Virgen Penafrancia, Star Horse Lines Boac, Marinduque – Ayon kay Philippine Coastguard Commander (PCG), Balanacan Station PO1 Emilio Quimora, ang mga biyahe ng Star Horse Shipping Co., mula Talao-Talao Port papuntang Balancan Port, Mogpog ay ang sumusunod: Umaga: 11:00 | 2:30 | 5:30 | 7:30 | 9:00 | 10:30 Hapon: 1:30 | 3:30 | 5:00 Gabi: 6:30 | 9:30 | 11:30 Wala pang inilalabas ang nasabing kumpanya kung ito ay may biyahe sa Biyernes Santo subalit karaniwan na walang byahe sa araw na nabanggit ang mga barko sa pagbibigay…