Gov. Joy Bernos boosts health, provides yearly financial assistance to Barangay Nutrition Scholars

Governor Maria Jocelyn V. Bernos provides financial assistance yearly to the 265 Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) in Abra. The beneficiaries are from Bangued (70), Boliney (8), Bucloc (6), Daguioman (4), Lacub (5), Lagangilang (26), Lagayan (12), La Paz (20), Licuan-Baay (4), Luba (9), Manabo (10), Sallapadan (10), San Isidro (9), San Juan (20), Tayum (22),… Read more »

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PHO urges mayors to support the anti-dengue campaign

Provincial Health Officer Maria Cristina V. Cabrera calls on the mayors to enforce dengue prevention and control during the consultative meeting on dengue at the Provincial Capitol on July 8, 2019. She said there is an increasing number of dengue cases in the province and mayors should intensify anti-dengue measures to prevent an outbreak in… Read more »

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PGA, DOST, TESDA develop processed dried fruits in La Paz

The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos, LGU-La Paz, DOST, and TESDA-Abra provide enhancement training on tropical fruit processing, and operation and maintenance of fruit dryer equipment on June 25-26, 2019, at Poblacion, La Paz. This is an initial project of the provincial government for its “Food for the Table” livelihood program.… Read more »

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Gov. Bernos to MPOC: Maintain peace and order; absentee mayors to face charges

Gov. Joy Bernos urged the Local Chief Executives (LCE) to be more active in maintaining peace and order in their municipalities through their participation in Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) meeting. She said a peaceful and secured province will boost its tourism and economic development. Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Abra Provincial… Read more »

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DA, Gov. Bernos boost Abra farming with solar power

Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol says he will come back to Abra to work with Gov. Joy Bernos in bringing more agricultural program and projects. He said this during his visit to inspect and turnover the Solar-Powered Irrigation System Projects (SPIS) in Bagalay, Tayum and Malabbaga, La Paz, on May 23, 2019. “Water… Read more »

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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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DA-CAR provides Solar Powered Irrigation System to farmers in Abra

The Department of Agriculture (DA)-CAR in coordination with the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist conducts the Training Seminar on Operation and Maintenance of Solar Powered Irrigation System for Bangon Nagbalitangan Farmers’ Association at Bangbangcag, Bucay on May 9-10, 2019. This association is one of the recipients of DA’s Rice Banner Program. The seminar provided the… Read more »

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DSWD with TESDA-Abra trains Runo Weavers of Liguis

The Social Welfare and Development (SWAD)-Abra in partnership with Technical Education and Skills Development Authority-Abra provided a training course on Reed Crafts Making in Liguis, La Paz, on May 7-10, 2019, to help the Liguis Runo Weavers SLP Association produce quality products. With 30 members, the Liguis Runo Weavers SLP Association have availed of the… 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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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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