11 DOH-MIMAROPA Medtech Scholars Completes Education

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Eleven out of the twelve Medical Technologist Scholars of the Department of Health – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) have successfully completed the Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology (BS Med Tech) under the “Second Course Medical Technology Scholarship Program 2014-2017” of the region.

“The objective of the program is to resolve the shortage of health human resource among government hospitals in the provinces of MIMAROPA and immediately fill-up the needed manpower,” Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo stated.

“Med techs are vital in the operation of a health facility because of their support in the identification of the right...

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DSWD intensifies SocTech Advocacy on ‘War on Drugs’

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Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA, in cooperation with Local Government Unit of Abra De Ilog, Occidental Mindoro, intensified the ‘anti-drug’ advocacy campaign of the government by organizing a three-day Strategic Planning for the Implementation of Completed Social Technology Project on Family Drug Abuse Prevention Program (FDAPP) last April 25 to 27, 2017.

Strategic Planning aims to: 1) Better understand the context of the drug addiction problem in Abra De Ilog; 2) Cultivate a deeper understanding of FDAPP and develop a logical Framework for the municipality; and 3) Identify project implementation activities and clarify roles and responsibilities of...

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MIMAROPA centenarians get 100k from DSWD

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DSWD MIMAROPA conducts validation of 100-year-old senior citizens who will qualify the centenarian gift. Released PhotoDSWD MIMAROPA conducts validation of 100-year-old senior citizens who will qualify the centenarian gift. Released Photo

Thirty-six centenarians in MIMAROPA region already received Php100, 000.00 each from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) since April 2017.

DSWD record shows that four centenarians have received in Occidental Mindoro; 14 in Oriental Mindoro; six in Marinduque; three in Romblon; and nine in Palawan.

Under Republic Act 10868 or the Centenarians Acts of 2016, all Filipinos who live to 100 years, otherwise known as a centenarian, will receive a Letter of Felicitation from the President and a centenarian gift of P100,000 whether living in the Philippines or not.

To date, The Department has released a total of...

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DOH-MIMAROPA records 100 HIV positive cases in Palawan

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 DOH-MIMAROPA Dr. Emerose F. Moreno provides HIV lecture to the staff of one of the night clubs in Puerto Princesa City during a surprise visit as part of the HIV prevention and control program of the health department.DOH-MIMAROPA Dr. Emerose F. Moreno provides HIV lecture to the staff of one of the night clubs in Puerto Princesa City during a surprise visit as part of the HIV prevention and control program of the health department.

Department of Health – MIMAROPA (Oriental/Occidental Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo today revealed that there are about 100 HIV cases identified in Palawan since the establishment of the Ospital ng Palawan (ONP) - Red Top Center from May 11, 2015 up to the present.

Fifty percent of the cases were from 25-40 years old; forty percent were from 15-24 years old; and 10 percent were 41 years old and above. “These patients are all enrolled and already undergoing treatment and management at the center. The rise in the number of cases does not necessarily mean that...

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