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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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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Women empowerment through livelihood

Gabriela Women’s Association of Pamutik, Pidigan sold P52,104 worth of chichacorn products during the Abra Padaya trade fair on March 1-9, 2019. The association’s livelihood project contributed to the development of their communities since their products are coming from the cornfields of their municipality. The corn grains are processed at their processing center at Pamutik,… 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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Abra, moving forward to SWM 10-year plan approval

There are 21 out of 27 local government units (LGUs) that have the 10-year Solid Waste Management (SWM) plan approved by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). This waste-management program is pursuant to Republic Act 9003, or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000. DENR-Provincial Ecology Management Officer Joyce Mangsat said the… Read more »

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PMRB-Abra regulates the extraction of sand and gravel in the province

  Sand and gravel operators from Peñarrubia, Tayum, Pidigan, La Paz, Lagangilang, Bangued, Manabo, Dolores, Bucay, and San Juan attended the Public Forum to regulate the extraction of sand and gravel including other quarry activities in Abra on January 28, 2019, at the Provincial Capitol Social Hall, Bangued. The Provincial Government of Abra headed by… Read more »

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DA-CAR trains Abra’s corn producers fight contamination

  Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office holds a Training on Mycotoxin Prevention and Reduction Contamination in Corn Grains and in Processing and Handling Corn Grits for Abrenian corn producers from July 24 to 25, 2018, at Lucky’s Hotel and Restaurant, Bangued. Twenty one farmers from Pidigan, Peñarrubia, Bangued, La Paz, Lagangilang, and San Quintin who… Read more »

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