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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SK Provincial President monitors SK development

  The first Inter-Municipal Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Assembly 2019 for Tayum and Bangued was held at Bangued Municipal Hall on April 14, 2019, to discuss the plans, projects, and activities for youth development in their areas. Provincial SK Federation president Cynlai Mercedes L. Osorio checked the SK municipal requirements regarding the Annual Barangay Youth Investment… 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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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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Mushroom production ilunglungalong ti DA ken PGA babaen iti OPAg

Kas alternatibo a pagbiagan para kadagiti mannalon, ti Mushroom Production training seminar ket isaysayangkat ti Department of Agriculture-CAR Institutional Development Unit ken ti gobierno probinsial nga idadauloan ni Gov. Joy Bernos babaen iti Office of the Provincial Agriculture (OPAg). Daytoy ket nakipartisiparan dagiti 25 a kameng ti farmers association iti San Quintin ken Tayum. Inlawlawag… Read more »

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BFAR-Abra continues to distribute fingerlings for fisherfolks

The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) continues to distribute fingerlings for fisherfolks in the province. AquaTech I Ma. Rhoda Fe Andres said they have already distributed 66,000 tilapia fingerlings and 300 bags of feeds to the 56 fisherfolks in the province under the Pond Culture Techno Demo Project and Input Assistance. The distribution… 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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