DOH-MIMAROPA conducts TB Testing among malnourished children under OKS Program

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Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) today revealed that 13 children out of 300 were tested positive with tuberculosis (TB) during the tuberculin skin testing conducted in selected municipalities of MIMAROPA Region namely Marinduque, Romblon and Oriental Mindoro during the 2016 Lung Month Celebration.

“We have targeted children who were recipients of the “Oplan Kain Sigla” feeding program of the region to find out what other health reasons have contributed to their malnourishment”, Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated.

“The regional office has already provided the necessary assistance to these children and are now undergoing...

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DOH-MIMAROPA bestows cash rewards to Regional BHW Federation

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MIMAROPA Regional BHW Federation Awardees with their Performance-Based Cash Incentives poses with Asec Eric A. Tayag (left), Ms Anna Birtha Datinguinoo (center) and Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo (right) the during the ME3 Summit and Recognition Ceremonies held at the Century Park Hotel, Manila on May 3, 2017.MIMAROPA Regional BHW Federation Awardees with their Performance-Based Cash Incentives poses with Asec Eric A. Tayag (left), Ms Anna Birtha Datinguinoo (center) and Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo (right) the during the ME3 Summit and Recognition Ceremonies held at the Century Park Hotel, Manila on May 3, 2017.

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) yesterday awarded cash prices to best performing Barangay Health Workers Federation during the Regional Monitoring and Evaluation for Equity and Effectiveness (ME3) Summit and Recognition Rites for High Performing Local Health Implementer and Local Barangay Health Worker (BHW) Federation based on Local Government (LGU) Scorecard for Health 2015 Performance held at the Century Park Hotel, Manila.

“These recognitions are given to LGUs who have achieved the highest scores in the LGU health critical indicators such as fully immunized children, tuberculosis cure rate and facility-based delivery that were all achieved...

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DOH-MIMAROPA continues Wasar Training for Water Personnel in Palawan

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Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) in partnership with the Philippine Coast Guard – Palawan District has conducted the 8th batch of WASAR training with 43 successfully trained water attendants of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan who completed the five-day Water Search and Rescue (WASAR) Training held in various locations in the city from April 24-28, 2017.

The participants included swimmers, surfers and divers. There were 39 males and 3 females and all residents of Puerto Princesa City. Most attendees were from Barangay Bancungan, where Nagtabon Beach is located and a reported case of drowning was...

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DOH-MIMAROPA rolls-out Vegan Caravan to Barangay Nutrition Scholars

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The 36 Barangay Nutrition Scholars of Oriental Mindoro with OLOF Raw Vegan and Plant Based Home Dining Chef Mae Dolonius (center) poses with their food products after the graduation ceremonies held at the Tree of Life Business Center in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro on April 22, 2017.The 36 Barangay Nutrition Scholars of Oriental Mindoro with OLOF Raw Vegan and Plant Based Home Dining Chef Mae Dolonius (center) poses with their food products after the graduation ceremonies held at the Tree of Life Business Center in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro on April 22, 2017.

Department of Health (DOH) – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) in partnership with OLOF Raw Vegan and Plant Based Home Dining started its initial tour in the province of Oriental Mindoro and successfully trained 36 Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) in a three-day culinary workshop on the technology of raw vegan and preparation of cooked plant-based food that will be included in the nutrition and feeding program that will be implemented regionwide this year.

“We need to go back to basic and consider what is healthy, natural and beneficial for the body. We often neglect food that are essential and...

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