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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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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PGA joins DOH in observing National Dental Health Month

In celebration of the National Dental Health Month, the Provincial Government of Abra (PGA) headed by Gov. Joy Bernos through the Provincial Health Office (PHO) Dental Department with the Abra Dental Chapter organized activities for the National Dental Health Month in the province. Among PHO Dental Department’s goals are to encourage people to be more… Read more »

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PGA, PHO-DOH launched the Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine in the Province

During the first-Monday flag raising ceremony (February 4, 2019) at the Provincial Capitol Grounds, with the support of Governor Joy Bernos, the Provincial Health Office (PHO) headed by Dr. Maria Cristina V. Cabrera with the Department of Health (DOH) headed by Dr. Alex Bayubay launched the Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine in the province. Oplan Culex is… Read more »

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Barangay Nutrition Scholars combat malnutrition in Abra

  In celebration of the 44th Nutrition Month, Provincial Health Office-Abra in coordination with the Department of Health holds Barangay Nutrition Scholar (BNS) Congress 2018 at the Abra Sports Complex on July 19, 2018. The objective of the BNS Congress is to inform the scholars on their roles and functions in their respective barangays in… Read more »

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Provincial Nutrition Committee conducts activities for the 44th Nutrition Month Celebration

  In celebration of the 44th Nutrition Month, the Provincial Health Office through Nutritionist and Dietician Glenda B. Benedito informed will conduct various activities in the province to help promote good nutrition for Abreños. A seed distribution will be conducted in five municipalities with high number of undernourished children particularly Bucay, Peñarrubia, San Isidro, Lagayan,… Read more »

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DOH-Abra continues health programs and activities for Abreños

Dr. Alex M. Bayubay of Provincial DOHO-Abra discussed briefly the health programs and activities of their department during the 1st Monday flag ceremony at the Capitol grounds. The health activities include the intensified advocacy campaign on dengue prevention and awareness program  and the rabies control program. Dr. Alex Bayubay also informed the health officers and… Read more »

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