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…

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…