DOH Walk for Life in MIMAROPA Kicks Off in Calapan City

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Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) together with the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation today led a 500 strong senior citizen as they join the simultaneous nationwide “Walk for Life for the Elderly” in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro.

This year’s theme is “Pagmamahal at Respeto ng Nakababata, Nakapagpapaligaya sa mga Nakatatanda.”. The event is celebrated yearly every first Sunday of October in the observance of the “Linggo ng Katandaang Filipino” or Elderly Filipino Week. Under the law, all centenarians will be honored and be given P100,000 as Centenarian Gift.

“This event aims to encourage the practice of healthy...

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Danilo Intong, bagong Regional Director ng Department of Tourism MIMAROPA

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Itinalaga bilang ni Secretary Wanda C Teo bagong Regional Director ng Department of Tourism MIMAROPA si Danilo Intong, tubong Misamis Occidental.

Pinalitan ni Intong si Atty. Minerva Morada.

Si Intong ay dating nag trabaho bilang consultatn ng ABS-CBN Bantay Kalikasan at isa rin sa mga tumulong kay Gina Lopez noon para mapaunlad ang turismo sa Isla ng Sibuyan Island.

Si RD Danilo Intong ang kauna-unahang Regional Director ng DOT-MIMAROPA sa administrasyong Duterte.

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DSWD promotes a Gender-Inclusive Workplace

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The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has recently released a memo on Fostering a Gender-Inclusive Workplace.

Undersecretary for Institutional Development Group (IDG) Mae Fe Ancheta-Templa released the memo addressed to all executive and management committee members and all regional directors and attached agencies of the DSWD instructing them to be conscious of gender rights and issues and ensure that these are observed and respected in the workplace. She acted upon the decision of the DSWD Executive Committee to promote the policy in the department.

“In view of providing a gender-inclusive workplace, please be reminded that DSWD personnel have...

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Listahanan reveals profile of solo parent in MIMAROPA

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According to the 2015 Listahanan database, there are 69,646 or 2.7 percent of the 2,573,992 total assessed individuals claimed as solo parents which comprises of 19,722 (28.3%) males and 49,924 (71.7%) females in MIMAROPA region.

Listahanan recorded 22,604 or 1.9% solo parents identified as poor.

Republic Act No. 8972 also known as the Solo Parents’ Welfare Act of 2000 defines solo parent as were left solo or alone with the responsibility of parenthood or any other person who solely provides parental care and support to a child or children.

There are 6,057 poor solo parents in Oriental Mindoro; 3,478 poor...

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