Floor heats up as first competition in rhythmic gymnastics for secondary begins

April 14, 2016 by · Comments Off on Floor heats up as first competition in rhythmic gymnastics for secondary begins 

By Joana Angela Prianes

LEGAZPI CITY, April 13 (PNA) — The first competition for rhythmic gymnastics with the rope and club apparatus in the secondary level began on Wednesday in Hotel St. Ellis here.

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LGUs in NCR observe World AIDs Day at Rajah Sulayman Park in Manila

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on LGUs in NCR observe World AIDs Day at Rajah Sulayman Park in Manila 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) — Various groups from local government units (LGUs) in the National Capital Region, together with college students and non-governmental organizations, gathered on Tuesday at the Rajah Sulayman Park in Malate, Manila to spread awareness and call for more unified action to fight Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) by being brave to get voluntary testing.

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DOH reports over 170% increase in HFMD in the first 6 mos of 2015

July 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH reports over 170% increase in HFMD in the first 6 mos of 2015 

MANILA, July 27 — The Department of Health (DOH) recorded a total of 612 cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) nationwide during the first six months of this year, 175.7 percent higher than the 222 reported during the same period in 2014.

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Mayor Domogan calls for elimination of dengue in Baguio City

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mayor Domogan calls for elimination of dengue in Baguio City 

BAGUIO CITY, July 15 — Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan is reminding residents to stick to the 4 o’clock clean-up habit this typhoon and rainy season to prevent the spread of dengue.

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Pasay City launches anti-illegal drugs campaign

May 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Pasay City launches anti-illegal drugs campaign 

MANILA, May 20 — To curb drug trafficking, manufacturing, selling and its use in Metro Manila, the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) on Wednesday launched an anti-drug abuse program to address the problem.

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DSWD-NCR to provide intensive training for field personnel who will conduct the second family assessment

May 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on DSWD-NCR to provide intensive training for field personnel who will conduct the second family assessment 

MANILA, May 12 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development–National Capital Region (DSWD-NCR) said on Tuesday it will provide intensive training to at least 3,274 field personnel who will conduct the second family assessment project in Metro Manila this year.

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Hiding from the heat of the sun

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Hiding from the heat of the sun 

150421162642Two umbrellas protect a dog and an old woman from the heat of the sun at the intersection of F.B. Harrison and Vito Cruz in Pasay City on Tuesday morning (April 21, 2015). A few hours later, heavy rains fell in the National Capital Region and nearby provinces on Tuesday afternoon. (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)lam/jor

MMDA convenes Metro City Health officers

April 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on MMDA convenes Metro City Health officers 

MANILA, April 13 — The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) on Monday convened the city health officers of the 17 local government units (LGUs) of Metro Manila to lay out the groundwork for the agency’s vision and role in strengthening public health and enjoin active participation in promoting a healthy living environment in Metro Manila.

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Senate passes bill replacing 45-year old Pharmacy Law

March 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Senate passes bill replacing 45-year old Pharmacy Law 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, March 2 (PNA) – Voting 16-0, the Senate on Monday approved on third and final reading a bill replacing a 45-year-old law Republic Act No. 5921 or Pharmacy law.

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Poem on how government poverty alleviation program works

January 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Poem on how government poverty alleviation program works 

150129175442Angelo Caigas, a 2014 exemplary child of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program” (4Ps) in the National Capital Region (NCR), narrates on how the government poverty-alleviation program had helped him and his family through a poem he composed during an intermission number at the 64th DSWD anniversary on Thursday (January 29, 2015) at the DSWD main office in Batasan, Quezon City. (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)LAM/jor

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