JPSCC works for secured, safe 2019 elections

  “There should be no failure of elections and everybody should be safe”, CAR Election Director Maria Juana S. Valenza said during the Joint Provincial Security Control Center (JPSCC) conference earlier today at Camp Juan Villamor, Calaba, Bangued. JPSCC is composed of election officers, police personnel, municipal police officers, and Armed Forces of Philippines personnel.… Read more »

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NCIP-Abra preserves and promotes IP health beliefs and practices

  The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP-Abra) held a consultation dialogue and data collection with the elders, barangay health workers, rural health unit, barangay officials, and barangay and municipal Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representatives (IPMRs) of Licuan-Baay for the documentation and promotion of indigenous peoples traditional health beliefs and practices of Binongan tribe on April… Read more »

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DepEd Abra moving toward quality education

  For school year 2018-2019, DepEd-Abra said that its performance indicator increased through the efforts of the field personnel, teachers, and school heads delivering quality education every Abreño needs. The aligned programs for the school year were implemented in accordance to the DepEd Mantra. Senior Education Program Specialist Jan Nowel Peña said that DepEd personnel… Read more »

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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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