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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Dr. Anton Valera of the Provincial Health Office shared Health Tips for dry season

As dry season starts, illnesses and diseases also arises. Dr. Anton Valera of the Provincial Health Office cited some common illnesses and preventive measures this dry season. Common illnesses during dry season are heatstroke, hypertension, outbreak of measles, dengue, and diarrhea. Valera also shared tips to prevent these illnesses. To prevent heat stroke and hypertension,… 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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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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DOH-CAR in collaboration with Provincial Health Office increased awareness on HIV-AIDS

Darwin Baboon, HIV counselor from DOH-CAR presented the HIV situation in Abra and Cordillera during the provincial consultative meeting on infectious diseases on February 28, 2019, participated by health personnel, nurses and doctors from different municipalities. There are recorded 56 HIV cases in Abra out of 474 cases entire Cordillera from 1984-2019. He said most… Read more »

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Abra Dental Chapter target students as participants on dental and oral health awareness lectures

The Abra Dental Chapter (ADC) in coordination with the Provincial Government of Abra conducted its first lecture on Oral Health Awareness at the Abra Valley Colleges on February 11, 2019. Among the topics discussed were the importance of fluoride, of correct brushing strokes, dental filling (pasta), dental extraction, braces installation, and illegal practitioners. Over 100… Read more »

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Awan pay ti nailista a kaso ti kamuras ditoy Abra-PHO

Iti agdama, (February 8, 2019) awan iti nakompirmaran a kaso iti kamuras (measles) ditoy probinsia ngem adda maysa a posible a kaso sadiay Brgy. Angad, Bangued, segun kenni Leila Bernal, Disease Surveillance Officer. Kumpara idi Enero 2018 ken ita a bulan, awan iti nairecord a kaso ti kamuras iti PHO. Kinuna ni Bernal a ti… 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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