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HEALTH

BARMM “bakunadors” in house-to-house vaccination vs measles 

COTABATO CITY - Over 2,500 medical workers and barangay health front liners have been deployed across the Bangsamoro Region Autonomous in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) to start the campaign to mitigate the spread of the measles virus.

They have been visiting the homes of every Bangsamoro to inoculate children against disease, micronutrient supplementation, and community engagement.

An outbreak of measles-rubella cases has been declared in the region after the health ministry recorded almost 600 cases of measles with three fatalities from January 1 to March 20.

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Anti-measles campaign begins in BARMM

COTABATO CITY - SISIMULAN NGAYONG ARAW ng Ministry of Health sa Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao ang malawakang pagbakuna sa mga kabataan upang mapigilian ang pagdami ng may sakit na tigdas. Tulong ng DOH-central office, tiniyak ni Health Sec. Dr. Teodoro Herbosa.

Sa report ng Dept of Health Manila, 2,661 measles rubella cases sa buong bansa at halos kalahati nito ay nasa BARMM.

Ang massive vaccination ay tatagal hanggang April 20 at target ang 1.3 million na mga kabataan

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3 patay dahil sa cholera outbreak sa Maguindanao del Sur

TATLO katao ng nasawi nang tamaan ng cholera bago magbagong taon sa Brgy. Tamar, Talayan, Maguindanao del Sur.

Ito ang pahayag ng Maguindanao del Sur Integrated Provincial Health Office bilang paglilinaw.

Unang sinabi sa DXMS Radyo Bida ni Talayan MDRRM Officer Fuad Samola na lima ang nasawi.

Sinabi ni Samola na abot sa 22 ang na-ospital matapos makaranas ng pagsusuka, pananakit ng tiyan at pagkahilo.

Sa ngayon, sampu pa ang nananatili sa ospital. 

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Lanao Sur's APMC 'fast-rising' hospital in PH: DOH exec

MARAWI CITY -  The Amai Pakpak Medical Center (APMC) in this city is fast becoming a facility on par with other top hospitals in the country, bolstered by the groundbreaking of a PHP470 million multi-specialty building on Thursday.

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BARMM’s greater healthcare inclusivity in sight

DAVAO CITY — Bangsamoro Government’s Ministry of Health (MOH) is working towards improving access to healthcare programs for indigent patients in the region.
 
This came after the successful conduct of the 2023 Malasakit Center’s inaugural consultative meeting for the Mindanao and Visayas regions from Oct. 4 to 6.
 
With 195 delegates, the event is part of the ongoing efforts to enhance the implementation of the Malasakit Program and Medical Assistance to Indigent Patients (MAIP).
 

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Kampanya kontra dengue, mas pinalakas ng DOH 12

KORONADAL CITY - Magsuot ng mga pantalon, damit na may mahabang manggas at ugaling gumamit ng mosquito repellant para labanan ang dengue.

Ito ang payo sa mga mamamayan ni DOH 12 Spokesperson Arjohn Gangoso.

Hinihikayat din ni Gangoso ang publiko na suportahan ang fogging operations na ginagawa kung tumaas ang kaso ng dengue sa kanilang komunidad.

Ipinahayag ito ni Gangoso kasunod din ng pagpapaigting ng kampanya kontra dengue ng DOH katuwang ang mga healthcare workers at Rural Health Units.

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Family of doctors starts free services to soldiers, former rebels

COTABATO CITY – A family of doctors is providing free medical services to the personnel and families of the Army’s 102nd Infantry Brigade (Bde) and its Citizen Armed Forces Geographical Active Auxiliary Units (CAA) in the Zamboanga Sibugay province.

“Our primary objective is to ensure that soldiers and their families have access to quality healthcare services without any financial burden,” said Dr. Amy T. Adona, co-administrator of the Tagaloguin-Adona Polymedic and Diagnostic Center Incorporated (TAPDCI) based in Ozamiz City, in a statement Tuesday.

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Solon files bill to combat obesity, malnutrition among learners

COTABATO CITY – A member of the Bangsamoro legislative body has proposed a bill seeking to prohibit the sale and distribution of unhealthy food within public and private schools across the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

“This is to address the growing concerns of obesity and malnutrition among students,” Engr. Bai Intan Adil-Ampatuan, a member of the region’s Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) parliament said Friday.

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20 N. Cotabato high school students test positive for dengue

COTABATO CITY – Twenty students of a public school in M’lang town in North Cotabato have tested positive for the dengue virus, an official said Tuesday.

M’lang rural health unit dengue coordinator Minerva Suriaga said 27 students of New Rizal High School had earlier manifested signs of dengue-like fever and skin rashes but 20 have been confirmed so far to be infected by the disease.

“There’s a pond near the school and the water there is stagnant,” Suriaga said, adding that the abandoned pond was not part of the school compound.

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Classes shut in Upi school after insecticide downs about 100 pupils

COTABATO CITY - Mayor Rona Piang-Flores of Upi, Maguindanao del Norte has ordered the suspension of classes at Mirab Elementary School where more than 100 children were downed after accidentally inhaling mist of insecticides sprayed to coconut trees nearby.

“This is for decontamination, classes will remain suspended until further notice,” Flores told DXMS Radyo Bida. “I want to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our school children and teachers.”

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