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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PSA-Abra appealed to Abreños to give accurate data during surveys

Chief Statistics Specialist Felixberto B. Perdido shared the Philippine Statistics Authority’s (PSA) mandate on April 1, 2019, to his fellow public servants in the implementation of the civil registry law, conduct of censuses, and surveys as bases in planning, policy formulation, and decision making. PSA is conducting the April 2019 Labor Force Survey, Consumer Expectation… Read more »

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Philippine Postal Corporation offers their services to the Abreños

Among the services of the Philippine Postal Corporation are mailing services, logistics and warehousing, postal payments, postal ID, postal station, and retail services. Cluster Head Postmaster Ramon Anin said that despite the limited employees of Philippine Postal Corporation-Abra, they are doing their best to render their services. He also assured the best in the delivery… 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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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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Rice-corn blend a healthier choice

The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos in collaboration with the Office of the Provincial Agriculture (OPAg) promotes the rice and white flint corn combo as a healthier choice because it is a low glycemic index food that is good for diabetic people. Rice-corn blend is one way to decrease the dependence… Read more »

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