2 Inmates in Mindoro positive of HIV, says DOH

Written by Paul Jaysent Fos | Romblon News
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Oriental Mindoro Provincial Jail (OMPJ) Provincial Warden (Ret) Major Romeo U. Delmo, in an interview on August 23, 2017, disclosed that two inmates were tested positive with HIV, one from Puerto Galera and one from Calapan City.

The two inmates discovered that they have an HIV after the DOH MIMAROPA conducted a mass screening activity to inamtes of prisons in Romblon and Oriental Mindoro started last August 22 until Aug 31.

"I am very thankful for DOH-MIMAROPA Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo for having done this mass screening because we were able to identify inmates with HIV and TB. Upon...

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DOLE, RTWPB approve new minimum wage rates in Mimaropa region

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More than two years after the issuance of the last minimum wage adjustment under Wage Order No. IV-B-07 and after several consultations/public hearings conducted in the five provinces of the region, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Mimaropa through the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) recently approved the new wage order prescribing new minimum wage rates in the entire region.

Under the new wage order, wage increases shall be made in tranches. Upon effectivity of Wage Order No. RB-MIMAROPA-08 or 15 days after its publication in a newspaper of general circulation, a P5 increase shall be implemented...

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DOH-MIMAROPA Conducts Strict Food Safety Training for Sanitary Inspectors

Written by Lyle Formilleza | Romblon News
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DOH-MIMAROPA and FoodSHAP Staff, together with the various Sanitary Inspectors of the region poses after taking a rigorous examination during the FIT program held on August 15-17, 2017 at Luxent Hotel in Timog, Quezon City.DOH-MIMAROPA and FoodSHAP Staff, together with the various Sanitary Inspectors of the region poses after taking a rigorous examination during the FIT program held on August 15-17, 2017 at Luxent Hotel in Timog, Quezon City.

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) yesterday completed a three-day strict Food Inspector Training (FIT) Program for 40 Sanitary Inspectors (SI) of various municipalities from the five provinces of the region which was held from August 15-17, 2017 at the Luxent Hotel in Timog, Quezon City.

The “Basic Food Safety for Food Handlers” and “Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) Principles and Practice for Catering” is the first part of a 2 set of the FIT program, the 2nd part is a 3-day “Food Safety Compliance Officer Training”.

“This training was strictly conducted with the...

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DOST awards best technopreneurs in MIMAROPA

Written by Paul Jaysent Fos | Romblon News
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Pinarangalan ng Department of Science and Technology MIMAROPA Region (DOST-MIMAROPA) ang Shapes Bakeshop sa Odiongan sa Romblon bilang 2017 Best Technopreneur para sa core category sa ginanap na awarding ceremony nitong August 17 sa Virginia Centurione Bracelli School, Odiongan, Romblon.

Ang Shapes Bakeshop na pagmamay-ari ni Kim Fernandez ay pagawaan ng mga masasarap na tinapay na kilala sa Tablas Island, Romblon katulad ng ugoy-ugoy at ang tipin.

Ayon kay Kim, isang registered nurse, nagsimula ang kanilang business bilang ACF Bakeshop na pinapatakbo ng kanyang mga magulang. Nagdesisyon umano siyang umuwi from abroad at iwan ang trabaho para magtayo ng business sa Odiongan...

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