PAC, Gov. Bernos monitor the development of 4Ps beneficiaries

The Provincial Advisory Council headed by Gov. Joy Bernos reviewed the implementation of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Abra during their quarterly meeting on May 28, 2019, at the Provincial Capitol Social Hall. Members of the council from different agencies like Department of Education (DepEd),… 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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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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