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Maguindanao peoples medical team serve Rajah Buayan pupils

COTABATO CITY - Students and teachersof a public school inRaja Buayan, Maguindanao were recipients Tuesday of a medical dental services from Maguidnanao's peoples medical team.Lynette Estandarte, head of Maguindanao peoples medical team, said medical services were extended to pupils ofBakat Elementary School. Free dental services, consultations and medicine distribution were also conducted.Estandarte said to ensure no complications during medication, the children were treated with healthy breakfastThe medical team partnered with the Army's6th

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Maguindanao IPHO intensifies drive vs. dengue, malaria

COTABATO CITY -- The Maguindanao Provincial Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) has intensified drive against the deadly mosquitoes that cause dengue.Speaking over DXMS Radyo Bida, Dr.

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600 indigents avail of N. Cotabato medical, dental services

COTABATO CITY – More than 600
villagers, including senior citizens, have availed of the medical dental mission
extended by the North Cotabato provincial government in the town of Kabacan over the weekend.The indigents also availed of dental consultation,
tooth extraction, eye screening, and blood tests such as random blood sampling
(RBS) and complete blood count (CBC) under the Unlad Pangkalusugan Program” of
North Cotabato Gov. Governor Emmylou Lala” J. Taliño-Mendoza.

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T'boli mayor to poisoning victimsand Visit hospital

KORONADAL CITY -- Mayor Dibu Tuan ofT’boli, South Cotabato has appealed to his constituents who fell victims to possible food poisoning but did not avail of medication to see government health workers.Speaking over DXOM Radyo Bida, Tuan said he learned that there were residents of Purok Bliss, Barangay Poblacion, T'boli who suffered symptoms of food poisoning but opted not to show up at a hospital, hoping to recover and normalize soon.But Tuan said it is best for those who have participated in the protest against aerial spraying in Surallah to see health workers.At least 24 rally participan

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Breastfeeding station at So. Cotabato capitol building

KORONADAL CITY - A breastfeeding station will soon be establishedat the South Cotabato provincial capitol building to make the government facility baby-friendly.Nancy Aguilar, nutrition program coordinator of South Cotabato Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO), told DXOM-AM Koronadalsaid the project will also help promote breastfeeding as healthy practice among mothers.Aguilar said the project is underway.She said it was in compliance with theExpanded
Breast Feeding Promotion Act of 2009.

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South Cotabato deworming activity successful - DepEd

KORONADAL CITY - The day-long deworming in public schools in South Cotabatohas been generally orderly and smooth, education officials said.Dr.

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Maguindanao exec to address food fallacies to boost nutrition

BULUAN, Maguindanao-- Centuries-old food fallacies hound the government’s health and nutrition programs in Maguindanao and other southern provinces.Officials, among them physician Tato Usman and Maguidanao Gov.

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ARMM deworming program continues amid confusions

COTABATO CITY – Health officials in the
Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) today said deworming of public school students went on smoothly.However, it wastemporarily suspended following reports of
confusion over its use and implications to pupils.

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Deworming tablet downs 228 schoolchildren in Region 9

ZAMBOANGA CITY (PNA) -– At least 228 schoolchildren were downed on Wednesday in the different parts of Region 9 due to adverse effect” of deworming tablet.The Department of Health (DOH) conducted today simultaneous deworming of children in public schools nationwide in line with the agency's National Deworming Day project. (Health Sec. Janette Garin, in a late evening news, said a text brigade triggered confusion in a town inZamboanga del Norte. She said there were few complaints of stomach pain but it was due to huge amount of worms that were affected by the tablet.

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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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