DOH-Mimaropa bestows cash rewards to Regional BHW Federations

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) yesterday awarded cash prices to best performing Barangay Health Workers Federation during the Regional Monitoring and Evaluation for Equity and Effectiveness (ME3) Summit and Recognition Rites for High Performing Local Health Implementer and Local Barangay Health Worker (BHW) Federation based on Local Government (LGU) Scorecard for Health 2015 Performance held at the Century Park Hotel, Manila. “These recognitions are given to LGUs who have achieved the highest scores in the LGU health critical indicators such as fully immunized children,…

DOH-Mimaropa rolls-out Vegan Caravan to Barangay Nutrition Scholars

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) in partnership with OLOF Raw Vegan and Plant Based Home Dining started its initial tour in the province of Oriental Mindoro and successfully trained 36 Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) in a three-day culinary workshop on the technology of raw vegan and preparation of cooked plant-based food that will be included in the nutrition and feeding program that will be implemented regionwide this year. “We need to go back to basic and consider what is healthy, natural and beneficial for…

RD Janairo vows more benefits and significant reforms for Mimaropa BHW’s

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo vows more support and benefits including the immediate implementation of significant reforms for the 13,000 strong Barangay Health Workers (BHWs) of the region during the First MIMAROPA BHW Regional Congress with the theme “Barangay Health Worker Kabalikat Tungo sa Kalusugan ng Lahat” attended by 200 municipal presidents and representatives held at the Citystate Tower Hotel in Ermita, Manila on April 18-19, 2017. “It is about time to give our BHWs what is due to…

DOH-Mimaropa and Project Red Ribbon conducts mass HIV screening in Puerto Galera

Department of Health (DOH) – Mimaropa (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) in partnership with Project Red Ribbon Care Management Foundation, Inc. has conducted a 5-day HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome) screening among residents and awareness education for tourists of Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro from April 12-16, 2017. “This year we are focusing on the screening of local residents and encouraging them to take a voluntary screening to be able to know their HIV status and at the same time be given better access to services such as counselling and treatment,” Regional Director…

Occidental Mindoro inmates receives second round of Health Services from DOH-Mimaropa

Department of Health (DOH) – Mimaropa (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) together with Pilipinas Shell Foundation, Inc. and the Occidental Mindoro Provincial Health Office provided a two-day health screening for 320 penal inmates at the Pasugui Sub-Station of the Sablayan Prison and Penal Farm in Occidental Mindoro on April 5-6, 2017 with the theme: Integrated Infectious Disease Systematic Screening on Vulnerable Population.” “This is to show that all population including prison inmates are included and covered by health services under President Duterte’s Health Agenda, “All for Health Towards Health for…