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Province of South Cotabato

Surge in Fireworks-Related Injuries Raises Concerns in South Cotabato

South Cotabato, Philippines—Local health authorities plans to work out on the increase in firework-related injuries as cases is at 39 as of January 5, 2024 according to the Provincial Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (PESU). Dr. Rogelio Aturdido, Provincial Health Officer, presented that there was a 44 percent higher in firework-related injuries compared to the same […]

Nighttime Road Crashes in South Cotabato Surge

South Cotabato, Philippines – Police authorities shed light on the major causes behind a staggering 289 out of 336 road crashes that occurred in the province, particularly during nighttime. The findings underscore the urgent need for heightened awareness and stricter enforcement of road safety measures. Police Major Ramil Aruelo, SCPPO Information Officer, said one of the […]

Another Town in South Cotabato Upgrades ASF Status from Pink to Yellow Surveillance Zone

South Cotabato, Philippines – The Municipality of Tupi, South Cotabato achieved an upgraded status in the battle against African Swine Fever (ASF). Based on the most recent Memorandum issued by the Bureau of Animal Industry, and in accordance with the Amended National ASF Zoning and Movement Plan (DA Administrative Circular No. 2, Series of 2022), […]

Provincial Social Welfare Office Empowers Families with Livestock Assistance for Nutrition Program

South Cotabato, Philippines – The Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office, through Nutrition Section distributed livestock assistance to 44 beneficiaries of the RST sa Nutrisyon program. the beneficiaries are parents who arevstriving to nourish their malnourished children. The program, designed to combat malnutrition in the province, took on a holistic approach, providing comprehensive livestock packages […]

South Cotabato Propels Health System Implementation with Successful Completion of Training Series

South Cotabato, Philippines – The South Cotabato Province-Wide Health System (SC PWHS) is set to start next year following the successful completion of an extensive series of trainings and orientations. In collaboration with Universal Health Care (UHC) Technical Working Group (TWG) members and Local Government Unit (LGU) trainers, these sessions aimed to equip health facilities […]

Barangay Nutrition Scholars Receive P1500 Financial Assistance from Angat Partylist

South Cotabato, Philippines – In a commendable move aimed at recognizing the unsung heroes of community health, Angat Partylist Representative Reynaldo Tamayo, Sr. distributed P1500 financial assistance to 297 dedicated Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS). The initiative provides additional honorarium to these tireless front liners, acknowledging their invaluable contributions to grassroots healthcare. “Barangay Nutrition Scholars are […]

Provincial Government Enhances Learning Environment with Smart TVs in 105 Public Schools

Koronadal City, South Cotabato—The Provincial Government of South Cotabato, under the leadership of Governor Reynaldo Tamayo, Jr., spearheaded a groundbreaking initiative to equip 105 public schools with Smart TVs. The television sets were delivered by Provincial General Services Officer in charge Anne Kasan. The project aims to revolutionize learning experiences for students across the province. […]

Local Police Issue Stern Warning Against Illegal Firecracker Trade

Koronadal City, South Cotabato—To ensure public safety during the upcoming festive season, local police authorities are intensifying their crackdown on businesses engaged in the illegal sale of firecrackers. The stern warning comes as part of a broader initiative to curb the use of hazardous explosives and prevent injuries during the celebratory period. “Businesses involved in […]