DOH-Abra zeroes in on vaccination of pets to avoid rabies

There are three confirmed cases of rabies in Abra from 1,625 animal bite cases recorded in 2018.   This was presented during the consultation meeting on infectious diseases conducted by DOH-Abra on February 28, 2019, at Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management  Conference Room, Calaba, Bangued. Health personnel from different municipalities participated to improve the accomplishment… Read more »

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DOH-CAR in collaboration with Provincial Health Office increased awareness on HIV-AIDS

Darwin Baboon, HIV counselor from DOH-CAR presented the HIV situation in Abra and Cordillera during the provincial consultative meeting on infectious diseases on February 28, 2019, participated by health personnel, nurses and doctors from different municipalities. There are recorded 56 HIV cases in Abra out of 474 cases entire Cordillera from 1984-2019. He said most… Read more »

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LGUs are improving through the CMCI

DTI-CAR encouraged the local government units of Abra to continually improve their competitiveness through the Cities and Municipalities Competitive Index (CMCI) workshop on February 27-28, 2019, at DTI Office, Bangued. DTI-CAR CMCI point person Andrea Tactay, helped the LGUs in data recording and gathering for the CMCI survey to improve their ranking. She urged the… Read more »

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Abra Dental Chapter campaigns vs. illegal practitioners

Today (February 27, 2019), the Abra Dental Chapter (ADC) lectured students from the Abra State Institute of Sciences and Technology (ASIST) Bangued Campus on oral health awareness. This is the last batch of students visited by the campaign. The students were taught proper brushing, dental procedures, braces installation, and the campaign against illegal practitioners of… Read more »

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Improving life with bamboo

Carlo T. Balneg of Bumagcat, Tayum, has been producing quality bamboo-based products since 2004. His business, Carlo’s Bamboocrafts, Furniture and Furnishings (CBFF) has sold P72,000 worth of bamboo products in the Kannawidan Trade Fair in Vigan City on January 28-February 10, 2019. Balneg said they are producing 35 reclining chairs and 300 placemats weekly. These… Read more »

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BIR-Abra conducts Tax Compliance Verification Drive to improve tax collection

The Revenue District Office of Abra conducted the Tax Compliance Verification Drive to 150 business operators in Manabo on February 12-13, 2019. Revenue District Officer of Abra Frumencio Belisario said most of the violations were:  failure to post the BIR Certificate of Registration and Ask for Receipt sticker and non-issuance of receipt. Penalties are paid… Read more »

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“Ensure your best to bring home the victory for all of us” – Gov. Joy Bernos

Earlier today (February 22, 2019), the Abra Stallions were sent off to Apayao for the 2019 Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (CARAA) Meet. The delegation is composed of 703 athletes, coaches, chaperones, and officiating officials. The CARAA Meet will take place in Luna, Apayao, from February 26 to March 4, 2019. During the send-off program,… Read more »

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PGA, PDRRMC tie up with stakeholders for the Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill

At 2pm today, the Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos through the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) with other stakeholders in the province conducted the Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill for the first quarter of 2019 at Peñarrubia Integrated School. Personnel of the Abra Police Provincial Office, 24th Infantry “Wildcat”… Read more »

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PGA, government agencies, NGO work together for leprosy patients

The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Governor Joy Bernos through the Provincial Health Office conducts Hansenites gathering at the PHO Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (PDRRM) Operation Center, Bangued. Abra Medical Society, Philippine Red Cross-Abra Chapter, and Provincial DOH of Abra joined this activity to boost the confidence of the leprosy patients to… Read more »

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Ubra ni Kosa: Flower decorations out of plastic bottles sold at Dapil Festival Trade Fair 2019

Abra Provincial Jail (APJ) inmates were able to exhibit their handmade products made out of plastic bottles for the first time through the Dapil Festival Trade Fair 2019 at Capitol compound. “Ubra ni Kosa” features the plastic flower decorations ranging from P80 to P1,000 depending on sizes and designs. APJ Warden Julie Anne N. Bello… Read more »

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