PGA supports DOH-PHO team up for 2019 Caravan Health Plus

The Department of Health (DOH) and the Provincial Health Office (PHO) joined forces for the 2019 Caravan Health Plus to celebrate the World Tuberculosis Day in the province on March 20, 2019. In 2018, the caravan was held in the municipalities of Manabo and Peñarrubia. This year, the third caravan was held in Bucay and… Read more »

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Newly constructed Fire Station of Sallapadan formally opened

The newly constructed fire station of the municipality of Sallapadan was formally opened by Mayor Nenita Cardenas with Gov. Joy Bernos, Municipal Fire Marshall Marlou Domingo, Provincial Fire Marshal Alex Testado, Regional Director Ma. Sofia Mendoza, and Fire Director Leonard Bañago on March 20, 2019.   According to Provincial Fire Marshal Alex Testado, it was… Read more »

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Mushroom production ilunglungalong ti DA ken PGA babaen iti OPAg

Kas alternatibo a pagbiagan para kadagiti mannalon, ti Mushroom Production training seminar ket isaysayangkat ti Department of Agriculture-CAR Institutional Development Unit ken ti gobierno probinsial nga idadauloan ni Gov. Joy Bernos babaen iti Office of the Provincial Agriculture (OPAg). Daytoy ket nakipartisiparan dagiti 25 a kameng ti farmers association iti San Quintin ken Tayum. Inlawlawag… Read more »

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BFAR-Abra continues to distribute fingerlings for fisherfolks

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) continues to distribute fingerlings for fisherfolks in the province. AquaTech I Ma. Rhoda Fe Andres said they have already distributed 66,000 tilapia fingerlings and 300 bags of feeds to the 56 fisherfolks in the province under the Pond Culture Techno Demo Project and Input Assistance. The distribution… Read more »

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The fruit of unity among Cordilleran OFWs in UAE

Provincial Health Officer Maria Cristina V. Cabrera expressed her gratitude to the Cordillerans UAE for donating 11 wheelchairs to the Abra Provincial Hospital (APH) and Villaviciosa and Bucay hospitals. She also thanked Governor Joy V. Bernos for her support. “Our utmost appreciation goes to all of your members for this generous donation. May this be… Read more »

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Women empowerment through livelihood

Gabriela Women’s Association of Pamutik, Pidigan sold P52,104 worth of chichacorn products during the Abra Padaya trade fair on March 1-9, 2019. The association’s livelihood project contributed to the development of their communities since their products are coming from the cornfields of their municipality. The corn grains are processed at their processing center at Pamutik,… Read more »

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PHO-RHUs continues to immunize children in the province to prevent outbreak

According to National Immunization Program Coordinator Ma. Lourdes Briosos, the Provincial Health Office through the Rural Health Workers are on their feet for the Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine mass immunization. Health workers are also on the selective immunization of anti-measles vaccinees. Briosos said that those who have not yet received the second dosage of anti-measles will… Read more »

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Abra Padaya 2019: A hub for Abra’s products

Abra Padaya 2019 trade fair ran from March 1 until March 9, 2019, as part of the Abrenian Kawayan Festival 2019 to highlight the province’s homegrown products from 108 small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The 64 SMEs had a total cash sale of P5.5 million and P3.3 million booked order from basketry, novelty items, bamboo… Read more »

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BFP-Abra intensifies fire safety awareness this Fire Prevention Month

In observance of the National Fire Prevention Month, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)-Abra focuses on fire safety awareness in homes in line with this year’s theme: “Ligtas na Pilipinas Ating Kamtin, Bawat Pamilya ay Sanayin, Kaalaman sa Sunog ay Palawakin.” Among the activities of the BFP will be visiting barangays particularly homes and residences… Read more »

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