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, government agencies, NGO work together for leprosy patients

The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Governor Joy Bernos through the Provincial Health Office conducts Hansenites gathering at the PHO Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (PDRRM) Operation Center, Bangued. Abra Medical Society, Philippine Red Cross-Abra Chapter, and Provincial DOH of Abra joined this activity to boost the confidence of the leprosy patients to… 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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Abra Dental Chapter: Driven for excellence in Philippine Dentistry

The Abra Dental Chapter celebrated a momentous event at the Capitol Social Hall today, January 16, 2019.With the Philippine Dental Association, the chapter conducted their first installation rites and first Scientific Seminar. Abra Dental Chapter is a new organization in the province previously affiliated with the Ilocos Sur Dental Chapter four years ago. It is… Read more »

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Governor Joy Bernos creates Provincial Task Force on Dengue and Other Vector Borne Diseases

  In prevention of the widespread of dengue virus in the province, Governor Maria Jocelyn Bernos signed Executive Order No.008 series of 2018 to address the increasing number of victims of the disease. Based on the official record of the Provincial Health Office, there has been a drastic increase in the number of dengue cases… Read more »

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