DOST Secretary to visit Romblon this Monday

Written by Paul Jaysent Fos | Romblon News
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Bibisita sa mga isla ng Tablas at Romblon si Engineer Fortunato de la Peña, Secretary ng Department of Science and Technology upang dumalo sa ilang programa ng Regional Celebration ng National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) sa rehiyon ng MIMAROPA na iho-host ng bayan ng Odiongan ngayong August 14.

Ilan sa mga aktibidad ni De La Peña ay ang pakikipagpulong sa ilang costumer ng Department of Science and Technology Romblon at ila ring scholars ng ahensya sa Romblon State University.

Inaasahang dadalo rin siya sa Regional Invention Contest and Exhibits (RICE) na gaganapin sa Virginia Centurione Bracelli School.

Sa Romblon, Romblon; ilang pagawaan...

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DOH-MIMAROPA's 'Save My Smile Project' serves 890 children

Written by Lyle Formilleza | Romblon News
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DOH-MIMAROPA Senior Health Program Officer, Dra Maria Gracia Gabriel, conducts oral examination to school children of Tapuyan Elementary School in Gasan, Marinduque during the "Save My Smile Project" held on August 2, 2017.DOH-MIMAROPA Senior Health Program Officer, Dra Maria Gracia Gabriel, conducts oral examination to school children of Tapuyan Elementary School in Gasan, Marinduque during the "Save My Smile Project" held on August 2, 2017.

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) in partnership with the local government units of the region recently completed the school-based preventive oral health program known as “Save My Smile (SMS) Project” serving 890 pre-school and school children.

“This project was launched to support the delivery of basic oral health care at the local government unit (LGU) level and to provide immediate solution to various dental conditions affecting the high-risk groups of children from 0 to 6 years old,” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated.

“Preventive services that provide oral health protection from the occurrence of dental...

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DOH-MIMAROPA Pushes for more Solar Powered Rural Health Stations

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One of the 14 newly SHS installed at Torrijos Rural Health Unit in Sta. Cruz, MarinduqueOne of the 14 newly SHS installed at Torrijos Rural Health Unit in Sta. Cruz, Marinduque

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo today stated that 29 more Solar Home System (SHS) will be installed in all identified rural health facilities in the region requiring alternative source of energy that will supply electricity 24/7.

“We will be installing these in health facilities that are located in island barangays, mountain communities and remote areas of the provinces that has limited source of electricity, those that are powered by generators and those that has no means of reliable energy at all,” Dr. Janairo explained.

“Having medical emergency in the...

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Proposed declaration of Palawan as ‘Ecological Tourism Capital’ backed

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A resolution that throws support to House Bill 4273, which seeks Palawan’s declaration as “Ecological Tourism Capital of the Philippines,” was filed Tuesday morning by a provincial board member at the Sangguniang Panlalawigan.

Board Member Albert Rama, author of the resolution, said it is only appropriate that Palawan is inducted the title as it is unique among other provinces in the country.

“We are home to 87 cultural groups and races; we have over 200 kinds of birds; over 600 species of butterflies, what else? We have a very good forest cover compared to other provinces, good cover of mangrove...

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