Tuesday Feb, 18 2020 11:41:52 PM

HEALTH

Basilan execs have common anti-COVID-19 efforts  

COTABATO CITY  --- Officials launched Monday Task Force NCov covering Lamitan City to enforce measures preventing the spread of the  2019 novel coronavirus or COVID-19 in its constituent-barangays.

Basilan Gov. Jim Salliman and Lamitan City Mayor Rose Furigay have agreed to cooperate in overseeing the operation of the task force.

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Lanao Sur, Basilan governments guarding against COVID-19

COTABATO CITY— The provincial governments in Lanao del Sur and Basilan have imposed tighter measures versus the 2019 novel coronavirus or COVID-19. 

Lanao del Sur Gov. Mamintal Adiong Jr. said Saturday his office, their league of barangay captains, the Integrated Provincial Health Office and the Bangsamoro local government and health agencies are jointly guarding the province from COVID-19. 

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9 persons under observation for nCov in Kidapawan

KIDAPAWAN CITY — An official of this city has said that nine persons, who recently traveled abroad where corona virus accute respiratory disease exist, have been placed under monitoring. 

Atty. Paulo Evangelista, city information chief, said the City Health Office did not disclose from which countries the nine PUMs had traveled, but CHO personnel are now closely monitoring their health.

“We call on the public to be calm and be vigilant,” Evangelista said, assuring the people of Kidapawan that the LGU is working hard on the matter.

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Hogs in Koronadal remain safe for consumption despite ASF infection, Agri chief says

DA Secretary may paliwanag kung bakit ligtas pa rin sa ASF ang Koronadal sa kabila ng pagpositibo dito mga baboy galing Sulop, Davao Del Sur na dinala sa lungsod

Nilinaw ni Department Agriculture Secretary William Dar na ligtas pa rin sa ngayon sa African Swine Fever o ASF ang Koronadal City.

Sa kabila ito ng pagkumpirma ni Dar na positibo sa ASF ang labinisa sa apatnaput dalawang mga baboy na pinatay at inilibing sa Barangay Zone IV sa lungsod kamakailan lang. Kasunod ito ng pagkamatay ng isa sa kanila.

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North Cotabato guv opens quarantine stations

BUAL, Tulunan - North Governor Nancy Catamco joins the African Swine Fever (ASF) Provincial Task Force as it opened Thursday the Provincial Quarantine Station in Bual, Tulunan.

The activity is included on the recent ASF prevention action plan crafted by the Provincial ASF-Task Force following the marching order Catamco.

The Quarantine station will serve 24 hours on seven days routine (24/7) to ensure that ASF will be prevented into affecting the swine industry of the province.

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Fogging kontra Chikungunya, isinagawa sa Tampakan, South Cotabato

TAMPAKAN, South Cotabato  - Nagpatupad ng fogging operation ang municipal disaster risk reduction and management council o MDRRMC ng Tampakan, South Cotabato para mapigilan ang pagdami ng kaso ng Chikungunya sa nasabing bayan.

Ayon kay Tampakan MDRRM Officer Stela Pascua ang mahigit apatnapung kaso ng Chikungunya ay naitala ng municipal health office sa Purok 3 at 4 ng Barangay Maltana sa nasabing bayan.

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Police officers as “bakunadors” in Maguindanao fight vs polio

PARANG, Maguindanao  – Police authorities in the Bangsamoro region have actively participationg in the “Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio” while perfomring their duties as peacekeepers.

At 9 a.m. Thursday in a police checkpoint in the village of Pinantao, Parang, Maguindanao, police officers, led by Lt. Colonel Edgar Putiz, chief of Regional Health Service Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, administer vaccination to children on board passing vehicles with their parents to ensure they are protected from polio virus.

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Children get anti-polio drops in police checkpoints

COTABATO CITY --- For the second day now since Monday, health workers and police teams continued administering anti-polio vaccines to children onboard vehicles at checkpoints in the city.

A big number of children were given oral anti-polio vaccines Monday in a joint vaccination drive by the Regional Police Office-Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, the Department of Health-12 and the City Health Office in keeping with the national government’s anti-polio campaign.

 

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NoCot exec joins anti-polio drive

KIDAPAWAN CITY - "Kaya nating labanan ang sakit na polio sa pamamagitan ng kalinisan at bakuna."

Ito ang naging pahayag ni Cotabato Governor Nancy Catamco sa ginanap na send off ng “Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio” kahapon ng umaga sa Amas Provincial Capitol.

Kasama sa ginanap na seremonya si IPHO Chief Dra. Eva Rabaya at Board Member Philbert Malaluan.

Layon ng aktibidad na mapag ibayo ang kampanya kontra polio sa pamamagitan ng pagbibigay ng tatlong ulit na patak sa mga batang 0 hanga't 59 buwan.

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IPHO-Maguindanao confirms 7 new polio cases

COTABATO CITY  – Health authorities in Maguindanao today confirmed seven new cases of polio as of January this year as health workers prepare for another round of massive vaccination on Jan. 20.

The new cases were confirmed by ground health providers one case each in the towns of Shariff Saydona Mustapha, Rajah Buayan, Datu Piang, Datu Hofer, Datu Odin Sinsuat, Datu Abdullah Sangki and Datu Anggal Midtimbang, according to Dr. Elizabeth Samama, Maguindanao health chief.

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