DILG, COMELEC, and PNP tapped barangay assemblies to promote peace and transparency

  The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Commission on Elections (COMELEC), and Philippine National Police-Abra joined the simultaneous barangay assemblies with the theme “Barangay Natin, Sama-Samang Paunlarin”. This is to promote transparency and accountability of public officials at the barangay level. DILG-Abra Provincial Director Millicent Cariño said barangay assemblies were simultaneously held on… Read more »

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PHO continues immunization to prevent measles

  The Provincial Health Office through the Rural Health Units continues to immunize children in the province ages 6 months and above. As of today (April 5, 2019), there are already 2,414 children in the province who are given anti-measles vaccines under the Project Baby Come Back to Bakuna. For 6-8 month-old there are already… Read more »

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PSA-Abra uses CAPI in Labor Force Survey

  The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)-Abra provides Labor Force Survey training seminar to eight statistical researchers on April 3-5, 2019, at PSA Office, Bangued. Statistical researchers are being trained to use the Computer-Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI) tablet for more efficient data gathering for the Labor Force Survey compared to traditional paper-based surveys. According to Chief… Read more »

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PSMEDC keeps an eye on SME development

  The Provincial Small and Medium Enterprise Development Council (PSMEDC) chaired by Gov. Joy Bernos focused on the improvement of the priority industries in Abra such as bamboo, coffee, cacao, processed fruits and nuts, wearables, and homestyle products during their quarterly meeting at the Negosyo Center Conference Room, DTI-Abra, Bangued on March 28, 2019. The… Read more »

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PHO and RHUs join forces to combat Tuberculosis in the province

  According to Provincial National Tuberculosis Program Coordinator Virginia Lalin, there are already four drug resistant cases of tuberculosis in the province for the first quarter of 2019. For 2018, the three retreatment cases were from Bangued, Lagayan, and Pidigan while the 2019 cases are from Manabo, Lacub, La Paz, and Tayum. Tuberculosis is an… Read more »

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PGA, LGUs support DOLE-SPES 2019

  The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-Abra supports the implementation of the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) 2019. Lagangilang, Luba, Malibcong, Dolores, Bangued, Sallapadan, San Juan, and Abra Mountain Development Educational Center in Bucloc were co-implementers of SPES… Read more »

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PGA, PESO-Abra provide assistance to job seekers

  The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos through the Provincial Employment Services Office (PESO) encourages new graduates to apply for the 650 job vacancies submitted at the office. PESO-Abra Officer Constancia Trongco said they are continuously accepting job applications to cater to the job vacancies from national government agencies and private… Read more »

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7 rebel returnees get financial assistance to start new lives

Seven former rebels from Dolores, Lacub, Tubo, and Sallapadan surrendered and availed the benefits of the Enhanced Comprehensive Local Integration Program (E-CLIP). Each rebel returnee received checks ranging from P15,000 to P480,000 which totals to P1,035,000 as immediate and livelihood assistance. Governor Joy V. Bernos and 702nd Brigade Commander Henry A. Robinson Jr. handed over… Read more »

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