Declaration of Rabies Free Province - Province of Dinagat Islands
March 16, 2016
This year's celebration of the National Rabies Awareness Month is highlighted with the local declaration of the entire Province of Dinagat Islands as Rabies-Free Zone. The said distinction was conferred by the Dept of Health and Department of Agriculture to the PLGU Pio Dinagat Islands and its constituent municipalities. DOH Undersecretary Vicente Belizario graced the occasion as the keynote speaker.
Salamat sa support DOH, DA, MLGU's, Barangay Officials and all rabies stakeholders. Salamat sa tiwala Gov Glenda Ecleo, VG Benglen Ecleo.
One of our missions is accomplished- and now we shall strive and work harder to maintain and sustain Dinagat Islands as Rabies-Free Zone.
Sa Ginoo ibalik ang tanang dungog ug himaya! Angat Dinagat!!
International Women's Day Celebration
By: Emmi Marie J. Cabahug, RN
March 8, 2016
DOH Region XIII joins the International Women's Day Celebration held at Balanghai Hotel, Butuan City.
DOH RO XIII Staff together with the NDPs and MedTechs (MTDP provided random blood sugar test, BP check-up, first aid, nutrition and lifestyle counselling to the different Gov't employees who joins the said event.
DOH Secretary of Health visits Caraga
By: Romelyn Torralba
March 3, 2106
"Bringing the services closer to the people", was highly emphasized by Health Secretary Janette P. Loreto-Garin in her speech during the People's Dialogue in Butuan City. Garin also emphasized the additional benefits and health packages to be given to the Brgy. Health Workers (BHWs).
Earlier before her appearance in the People's Dialogue at St. Josepth Institute of Technology, Health Secretary Garin took time to visit the regional office. She had breakfast with the Heads of attached agencies: PHIC and POPCOM.