PhilHealth is now very much ahead – Garin

February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on PhilHealth is now very much ahead – Garin 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Feb. 20 (PNA) — The Department of Health (DOH) said that Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) is very much more ahead now than before in terms of delivery of coverage of illnesses and in terms of impact .

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Monthly pensions of indigent senior citizens will soon be delivered door-to-door –DSWD

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Monthly pensions of indigent senior citizens will soon be delivered door-to-door –DSWD 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Feb. 15 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Monday it will soon adopt on a nationwide scale the door-to-door delivery of the monthly pensions of indigent senior citizens.

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Adoption Consciousness Photo Exhibit

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Adoption Consciousness Photo Exhibit 

160215172129Director Pacita D. Sarino (left) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-Protective Services Bureau leads the ribbon cutting of the photo exhibit during the Launching of the 2016 Adoption Consciousness Celebration at the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Auditorium, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City on Monday (Feb. 15, 2016). Others in photo are (from left) Officer-in-Charge-Assistant Bureau Director Rosalie D. Dagulo of DSWD-Protective Services Bureau and Melissa Moran of Adoptive Family from Kaisang Buhay Foundation. (PNA photo by Johnny D. Guevarra)
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2016 Adoption Consciousness Celebration

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on 2016 Adoption Consciousness Celebration 

160215162902Director Pacita D. Sarino (at rostrum) of of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-Protective Services Bureau delivers her message during the Launching of the 2016 Adoption Consciousness Celebration at the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Auditorium, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City on Monday (Feb. 15, 2016). Others in photo are (seated, from left) Officer-in-Charge-Assistant Bureau Director Rosalie D. Dagulo of DSWD-Protective Services Bureau; Adoptee from Norfil Foundation Inc. Bea Marie Palace; and Adoptive Family from Kaisahang Buhay Foundation Carissa and Melissa Moran. (PNA photo by Johnny D. Guevarra)
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Food processing technology seminar in Cuyo, Palawan.

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Food processing technology seminar in Cuyo, Palawan. 

160128180741Workshoppers separate “lumpia” wrappers during a food processing technology seminar in Cuyo, Palawan. The hands-on training is a program implemented by the Municipality of Cuyo, the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (both from Mimaropa field offices) for typhoon “Yolanda” survivors. The beneficiaries — 120 residents from 17 barangays — got starter kits that included cooking wares and food ingredients after the training. (PNA photo courtesy of DSWD-Mimaropa)
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DSWD deploys personnel for Int’l Eucharistic Congress

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on DSWD deploys personnel for Int’l Eucharistic Congress 

MANILA, Jan. 22 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Friday said its field office in Region VII will deploy personnel to help respond in emergency situations during the weeklong celebration of the 51st International Eucharistic Congress (IEC) from January 24 to 31 in Cebu.

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Medicine, relief goods distribution in Tondo, Manila

January 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on Medicine, relief goods distribution in Tondo, Manila 

160102140103Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)personnel and Barangay officials on Saturday distribute medicine and other relief goods to victims of a fire that hit Barangay 155 Dagupan extension Tondo on the first day of 2016. The fire destroyed at least 1,000 houses. (PNA photos by Avito C.Dalan)
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(Yearender) Utilization of PhilHealth benefits by poor members on uptrend

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Yearender) Utilization of PhilHealth benefits by poor members on uptrend 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Dec. 25 (PNA) — The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) has noted a big increase in the utilization of benefits among PhilHealth members included in the National Household Targetting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) — a data bank and information management system that identifies who and where the poor are in the country.

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DSWD to validate list of poor households in Cordilleras

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on DSWD to validate list of poor households in Cordilleras 

BAGUIO CITY, Dec. 16 — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Cordillera Regional Office through its “Listahanan”, the National Household Targeting System for Poverty (NHTS-PR), will validate data gathered on the just concluded household assessment.

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Php20-M evacuation center in Oton, Iloilo now completed

December 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Php20-M evacuation center in Oton, Iloilo now completed 

ILOILO CITY, Dec. 16 – The construction of the Php20 million evacuation center in Oton, Iloilo is now completed.

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