LGU, academe partner with international research center to boost Or. Mindoro calamansi industry

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on LGU, academe partner with international research center to boost Or. Mindoro calamansi industry 

MANILA, Feb. 2 — The local government of Victoria, Oriental Mindoro and Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology (MinSCAT) on Tuesday inked a partnership with the Philippine government-hosted Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) to revitalize the town’s calamansi industry.

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State of the Indigenous Peoples’ Address 2015

August 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on State of the Indigenous Peoples’ Address 2015 

150811151349Datu Roldan Babelon (2nd from left), an indigenous peoples’ leader from Carmen, North Cotabato, delivers his State of the Indigenous Peoples’ Address 2015 during the celebration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples held at the University Hotel, University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City on Tuesday (Aug. 11, 2015). Also in photo are (from left) Atty. Jennifer Corpuz, coordinator of the Human Rights Program of Tebtebba (Indigenous Peoples International Center for Policy Research and Education Network); Remia Castor, member of the Bangon Katawhan from Jalaur, Iloilo; Angelina B. Ortiz, from Tagum del Norte and coordinator of the Indigenous Education Program of Silingang Dapit sa Sidlakan (SILDAP); Jenevie Cornelio, a Teduray community leader from South Upi, Maguindanao; and Conchita Bigong, an Alangan Mangyan from Paitan, Naujan, Oriental Mindoro. (PNA photos by Marvie A. Lloren)
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DOH-MIMAROPA now testing students, pregnant women, TB patients, inmates for HIV

May 15, 2015 by · Comments Off on DOH-MIMAROPA now testing students, pregnant women, TB patients, inmates for HIV 

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, May 15 — The mobile testing teams of the Department of Health-MIMAROPA and provincial health offices of the region on Thursday started voluntarily human immunodeficiency (HIV) testing among college students, pregnant women, TB patients in TB-DOTS (Tuberculosis-Directly Observed Treatment, Short-Course) facilities and inmates at the Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm (IPPF) in this city.

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Health workers in Southern Palawan and Marinduque to receive android tablets from DOH-MIMAROPA

March 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Health workers in Southern Palawan and Marinduque to receive android tablets from DOH-MIMAROPA 

By Leilani S. Junio

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Palawan, March 11 (PNA) — More than 130 android tablets will be initially distributed by the Department of Health (DOH)-MIMAROPA Region to the health workers in Southern Palawan and Marinduque provinces as an enhancement of the health delivery system in those areas.

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(Update as of 10:25 p.m.) Areas with class suspension Dec. 9

December 9, 2014 by · Comments Off on (Update as of 10:25 p.m.) Areas with class suspension Dec. 9 

MANILA, Dec 8 — In light of typhoon "Ruby", certain areas have announced suspension of classes Tuesday,December 9.

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MMDA placed on 'red alert' for onslaught of typhoon Ruby

December 8, 2014 by · Comments Off on MMDA placed on 'red alert' for onslaught of typhoon Ruby 

MANILA, Dec. 7 –As Typhoon Ruby is expected to bring rains and winds in Metro Manila on Monday as it tracks Oriental Mindoro, Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino on Sunday placed the agency on "red alert" status.

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Oriental Mindoro Governor implements forced evacuation

December 7, 2014 by · Comments Off on Oriental Mindoro Governor implements forced evacuation 

CALAPAN CITY, Oriental Mindoro, Dec. 7 — Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso Umali Jr. has met with the mayors of 14 municipalities of the province including the mayor of this city and instructed them to implement forced evacuation against those who will defy his order to leave their houses particularly those living in coastal and low-lying areas.

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DOH-MIMAROPA starts nourishment program for Mangyans in Oriental Mindoro

November 25, 2014 by · Comments Off on DOH-MIMAROPA starts nourishment program for Mangyans in Oriental Mindoro 

BACO, Oriental Mindoro Nov. 25 — The Department of Health (DOH) in Region 4-B (MIMAROPA) started Tuesday a nourishment program for more than 200 Mangyans in Barangay Luntuyang, this municipality.

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People living in Yolanda-devastated areas also need reproductive health services –DOH

November 10, 2014 by · Comments Off on People living in Yolanda-devastated areas also need reproductive health services –DOH 

MANILA, Nov. 9 — The Department of Health (DOH) has vowed to take the active lead in providing responsible parenthood and reproductive health services to people living in Yolanda-devastated communities side by side with all the government agencies’ efforts to rehabilitate and rebuild the affected areas.

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Health authorities conduct Misting and Disinfection Operation in Ports and Vessels

October 31, 2014 by · Comments Off on Health authorities conduct Misting and Disinfection Operation in Ports and Vessels 

141030174943Dr. Eduardo C. Janairo (left), MD, MPH, Regional Director of Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan (DOH-MIMAROPA); and Calapan Mayor Arnan Panaligan (2nd left), watch as health workers spray the inside and outside of the sea vessel docked at the port of Calapan to prevent mosquito borne diseases during the misting and disinfection operation in ports and vessels on Thursday (October 30, 2014). Also in photo from left Dr. Normando Legaspi, Provincial Health Officer ll (PHO) Oriental Mindoro; Romeo Infantado, Consultant for Health; and Edilberto Ilano, Municipal Councilor of Calapan. (PNA photo by Roland Nablo)

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