By: Mary Connylene Portillano
San Francisco, Agusan del Sur — Last Feb. 12, 2018, Chinese nationals visited the country for the Ground breaking of the new Drug Treatment & Rehabilitation Center in Agusan del Sur.
The said 150-bed capacity modern facility will rise in a 4.5-hectare provincial government-owned lot in the village of Alegria and is expected to finish within 21 months.
The Republic of China (ROC) donated a total of P350 million to the Philippines for the construction of Mega Treatment & Rehab Centers (TRCs). Apart from the TRC in San Francisco, ADS, another TRC will also rise in Sarangani province.
Despite the threat of Tropical Depression Basyang, Chinese Embassy Economic and Cultural Counselor- Jim Yuan, acting Vice Governor Edward Plaza-Mellana, Usec. Roger Tong-an, Usec. Herminigildo Valle, Asec. Aurora Ignacio and Regional Director Jose Llacuna, Jr. proceeded with shoveling of the project landmark soil as an official gesture to start the area construction.
Recognition of Health Emergency Responders for 2017
By: Dinnes Garcia
February 9, 2018
Director Jose R. Llacuna, Jr. highlights “those who have less should receive more of our services” in today’s recognition ceremonies as the department acknowledges the efforts of men and women who answered the call of service in the response to the magnitude 6.7 earthquake in Surigao and the Marawi Siege.
The recognition ceremonies will give place the spotlight to the 300 men and women and about 50 agencies in the Health Emergency Management.