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President Aquino unveils building markers of Romblon Provincial Hospital

ROMBLON, Romblon, January 13 (PIA) — President Benigno S. Aquino III visited Romblon last Friday to conduct an aerial inspection of a road project and lead the ceremonial unveiling of the marker of two new buildings of the recently upgraded Romblon Provincial Hospital (RPH). President Aquino was assisted by Acting Health Secretary Janette Garin, Romblon Representative Eleandro Jesus F. Madrona, and Romblon Governor Eduardo C. Firmalo during the unveiling that was held at the Public Theater in Romblon, Romblon. The […]

Allocation and Utilization of the Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund (LDRRMF)

Section 5.1.1 of the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC), Department of Budget and Management (DBM), and Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Joint Memorandum Circular No. 2013-1 states that the LDRRMF can be used “to conduct risk management, vulnerability analysis, and other science-based technology and methodologies to enhance LGU ecological profile, sectoral studies and mainstream disaster risk reduction and management activities/ Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) in Comprehensive Land Use Program (CLUP) and Comprehensive Development Program (CDP).”  The […]

Month-long National Immunization Campaign against Measles-Rubella and Polio to reach 13 million under-5 children

MANILA, 1 September 2014 – A national immunization campaign against measles-rubella and polio is launched today in all regions of the Philippines to reach 13 million children under the age of five with free lifesaving measles-rubella and oral polio vaccines. Led by the Department of Health (DOH), the month-long campaign is supported by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organization (WHO). H.E. President Benigno Simeon Aquino III presented the keynote address at the launching ceremony, expounding on the importance of […]

RDC Private Sector Representatives Participated in the 5th National Convention

RDC 4-B sent five (5) out of its eleven (11) Private Sector Representatives (PSRs) to participate in the 5th National Convention. The National Convention of RDC-PSRs, themed “PSRs: RDCs’ Crucial Partners in the Pursuit of Inclusive Growth and Job Creation,” was held on August 13-15 in Iloilo City to strengthen the role of the PSRs in the RDC. The PSRs of fifteen (15) regions actively participated in the workshop sessions and made agreements on common regional issues that will be […]

RPMC-MIMAROPA monitors Sibuyan and Tablas Islands in the Province of Romblon

The Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) of the MIMAROPA Regional Development Council (RDC) in coordination with the Provincial Planning and Development Office (PPDO) of Romblon conducted on-site monitoring of ongoing and completed nationally-funded projects in Sibuyan and Tablas Islands in the province of Romblon on May 2-8, 2014.  The Regional Project Monitoring Team (RPMT) was composed of technical staffs from the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), Department of Budget and Management (DBM), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), […]

Ona inaugurates new hospital buildings in Romblon

Odiongan, Romblon – Secretary of Health Enrique T. Ona, with Romblon Governor Eduardo C. Firmalo, Vice Governor Jose R. Riano and Congressman Eleandro Jesus F. Madrona, alongside regional and provincial officials, unveiled the new buildings at the Romblon Provincial Hospital on April 11, 2014, constructed under the Department of Health’s (DOH) Health Facilities Enhancement Program (HFEP). The objective of the HFEP program is to upgrade health facilities and provide training to health professionals, and improve access of people to quality […]