More LGUs, agencies support bloodletting activities in the province

The Provincial Health Office and Philippine Red Cross-Abra Chapter conducted a bloodletting activity at the Abra Electric Cooperative on May 21, 20019, to ensure its supply especially during emergencies. Donors underwent recruitment sessions to prepare and teach the importance of donating blood–which is saving lives! Provincial Blood Program coordinator Lilibeth Martin said bloodletting activities were… Read more »

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PGA joins DOH in World Malaria Day observance

The Provincial Government of Abra is one with the Department of Health in the observance of the World Malaria Day by information dissemination through radio interviews. This year’s theme is “Zero Malaria Starts With Me.” Provincial Malaria Coordinator Lilibeth Martin said that it is very good to remember that the province of Abra is malaria-free… 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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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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