DOH-MIMAROPA Educates drug surrenderees to manage their own adiction

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Dr. Bernardino A. Vicente, Medical Center Chief II, of the DOH-National Center for Mental Health emphasizes the importance of abstinence from illegal substance during the two-day Drug Abuse Treatment Seminar Workshop for Drug Surrenderees and their Families held in Odiongan Romblon.Dr. Bernardino A. Vicente, Medical Center Chief II, of the DOH-National Center for Mental Health emphasizes the importance of abstinence from illegal substance during the two-day Drug Abuse Treatment Seminar Workshop for Drug Surrenderees and their Families held in Odiongan Romblon.

The Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) together with the National Center for Mental Health officials conducted a two-day “Drug Abuse Treatment Seminar Workshop for drug surrenderees and their families on November 30-December 1, 2016 in Odiongan, Romblon.

“This is a pilot program of the health department designed to enable a drug surrenderee and his/her family to handle the craving for drug and prevent relapse,” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo explained during the two-day workshop held in Odiongan, Romblon.

“It is a stop gap measure intended to provide immediate health services to drug surrenderees while...

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Increase in malaria cases seen in IP communities in Palawan

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DOH-MIMAROPA, Movement Against Malaria, Shell Foundation Phils and local health officials conducted blood smear testing in Sitio Cabangan, Barangay Imulnod in Booke's Point, Palawan to combat the increasing number of malaria cases in the municipality.DOH-MIMAROPA, Movement Against Malaria, Shell Foundation Phils and local health officials conducted blood smear testing in Sitio Cabangan, Barangay Imulnod in Booke's Point, Palawan to combat the increasing number of malaria cases in the municipality.

The Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) today together with the Palawan Provincial Health Office and the local health officials of Brooke’s Point, Palawan conducted its anti-malaria activities among indigenous communities at Sitio Cabangaan, Barangay Imulnod, Brooke’s Point, Palawan due to the recent increase of malaria cases in the municipality as it celebrates Malaria Awareness Day on November 29, 2016.

“Malaria must be diagnosed and treated promptly to keep the illness from progressing and prevent further spread of infection in the community. The regional office continues its massive malaria prevention and control such as the...

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Miyembro ng Philippine Army, patay matapos masksak sa kainan sa Occidental Mindoro

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Patay ang isang sundala ng Philippine Army matapos na pagsaksakin habang kumakain sa isang kainan sa San Jose, Occidental Mindoro, maghahating-gabi kagabi, November 21.

Kinilala ang biktima na si CPL Abundio Villamante Aljas, 44-taong gulang, miyembro ng Philippine Army 76 Infantry Battalion, at residente ng Bagong Silang, Barangay San Roque, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro.

Ayon sa imbestigasyon ng San Jose Municipal Police Station, kumakain umano ang biktima sa restaurant ng kanyang kaibigan ng magkaroon ng misunderstanding ito sa mga suspek na sina Ruel Enano Ilidan, 26-years old, Security Guard at residente ng Barangay La Curva ng parehong bayan; John Rey Dimapilis Manahan; Rinmar Ilidan...

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Calamian Drug Surrenderess receives screening aid assessment from DOH

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Drug screening and assessment teams composed of DOH-MIMAROPA staff and municipal health officers from Busuanga, Coron and Culion evaluates volunteer drug surenderees during the start of the drug screening and drug assessment program held in Coron, Palawan on November 18, 2016. Drug screening and assessment teams composed of DOH-MIMAROPA staff and municipal health officers from Busuanga, Coron and Culion evaluates volunteer drug surenderees during the start of the drug screening and drug assessment program held in Coron, Palawan on November 18, 2016.

The Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) Special Medical Action Response Teams (S.M.A.R.T.) together with the local health officials of the Calamian Group of Islands have started its screening and assessment of drug surrenderees on November 18, 2016.

The Calamian Group of islands in the province includes the islands of Busuanga, Coron,Culion, Calauit, Malcapuya, Banana, Pass and Calumbuyan.

According to Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo, health workers of Busuanga, Coron and Culion have already undergone the drug screening and assessment training provided by the regional office. “They are now trained to handle the screening and...

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