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HEALTH

New food menu full of nutrients found in S. Cotabato

KORONADAL CITY - A new food menu full of nutrients has been discovered and supported by the provincial nutrition office, an official said today.Speaking over DXOM-AM Radyo Bida Koronadal,Ma. Ana Uy, South Cotabato nutrition officer, said the new menu will help address malnutrition among children in the province.The menu ingredients are common in the countryside, especially among indigenous communities. It is known as creamy Sapamal.

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DOH official reminds parents to avoid raw food, street food

COTABATO CITY - A regional health official in Region 12 has appealed to parents to remind children not to take raw food and stop patronizing street food.Speaking over DXMS Madam Public Service program, Dr.

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Makilala LGU to require registration of all dogs

MAKILALA, North Cotabato -- All pet owners herewill be required to register their pets once a local ordinance is approved, a town official said today.Town Vice Mayor Ricky Cua told DXND Radyo Bida that the proposed ordinance, to be called Municipal Pet Ordinance,is now on its third and final reading of the town Council.Authored byCouncilor Pedro Ang, his proposed ordanance aims to amed Ordinance No.

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Cup cakes, ice candy down 172 Laguna pupils

CALAMBA CITY, Laguna (PNA) -- A total of 172 pupils of Real Elementary School in this city were brought to various hospitals here today when they vomited and complained of stomach aches after eating cupcakes and ice candy.School principal Marivic Calderon said there was a scheduled activity of the Haribon Foundation on biodiversity and climate change (Biodiversity on Wheels) that include storytelling, film showing and learning sessions to Grades I to Grade VI pupils from 8and00 a.m.

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Maguindanao jail inmates get health services

COTABATO CITY - A 60-year-old inmate of the Maguindanao provincial jail thought the
government does not care for people like him – crime offender and detainee.

His waist is
aching and fighting hypertension, Bobby, (not his real name) is now on his
eight year as inmate of the provincial jail facility located at PC Hill,
Cotabato City. He was charged with murder.

Rarely
visited by his loved ones, today he was thrilled Maguindanao provincial government
health providers came over to take care of them.

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US-based NGO extends medical, dental services to Kidapawan folks

KIDAPAWAN CITY - A US-based non- government organization in partnership with the local government of Kidapawan City has conducted free medical and dental outreach program benefiting almost 1,000 indigents Sunday, officials said today. With Love Jan Incorporated, an NGO based in Los Angeles, California, and medical workers of the city took time to spend a day with the indigents, many of whom cannot afford to see a doctor or buy medicine, Kidapawan City Mayor Joseph Evangelista said.Dr.

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ARMM’s DOH, NNC tap agencies to promote proper nutrition

COTABATO CITY– To address malnutrition problems in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), the region’s Department of Health (DOH-ARMM) and the National Nutrition Council (NNC-ARMM) tapped members of the Regional Nutrition Committee to promote programs on proper nutrition.In a forum on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at the Office of the Bangsamoro People in the regional seat of government, Dayang Jumaide, DOH-ARMM assistant secretary, encouraged members of the Regional Nutrition Committee to emulate programs such as ‘Pinggang Pinoy’ and ‘10 Kumainments’ in their respective offices.

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Avoid street foods, So. Cotabato health chief tells public

KORONADAL CITY -- Health officials in South Cotabato today reminded parents to tell children not to buy street foods to avoid food poisoning.The reminded was aired byDr. Rogelio

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Kidapawan exec orders pull out of all expired food products, sans expiry dates

KIDAPAWAN CITY - Mayor Joseph Evangelista has ordered the withdrawal from stores and grocery centers allproducts manufactured by Davao City-based Wendy’s Candy Factory following reports of food poisoning of at least 20 pupils in a public school here last week.The pupils suffered nausea and vomitingafter allegedly ingesting their products sold by ambulant vendors. Evangelista, chair of the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDDRMC), said his mandate will ensure the general welfare of his constituents, particularly the consuming public.

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Educ official bans ambulant vendors outside school

COTABATO CITY -- Education officials in the city have ordered
a ban on sidewalk vendors outside school grounds even as it startedinspection on all school canteen to ensure food sold to pupils are safe.

The action came after alleged food poisoning
among pupils in Caraga region, Kidapawan City and Aleosan were reported last
week.

More than 2,000 pupils have been hospitalized in
Caraga region after eating durian candy.

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