Fruto Sumagaysay, Jr

South Cotabato exceeds 95% Oral Polio Vaccination Target

South Cotabato has once again exceeded the 95% target of the Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio (SPKP) – mass oral polio vaccination set by the Department of Health (DOH) that started last July 20 until August 2 of this year. The province reached 97.61% of its coverage target of 114,774 0-59-month old children which is equivalent …

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Health Care Waste Treatment Facility to be upgraded soon

Provincial Environment Management Officer Siegfred Flaviano confirmed that the South Cotabato Health Care Waste Treatment Facility (HCWTF) located at Tinongcop, Tantangan will be upgraded soon. The HCWTF which employs pyroclave technology will be upgraded with a budget of P 2 million, according to PEMO Flaviano. The upgrade includes the shredder and instead of the present …

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Newly-elected UPESCO Officers proclaimed

Newly-elected officers of the Union of Provincial Employees of South Cotabato (UPESCO) was officially proclaimed last July 20 during the province’s regular Monday Convocation Program which resumed 2 weeks earlier after it was temporarily suspended due to the CoViD – 19 Pandemic. Chairperson of the Commission on Election (COMELEC) Fruto C. Sumagaysay Jr., MPA of …

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Tourism AE’s now back in business, open dine-in experience

Some 14 Tourism Accommodation Establishments (AEs) are now back in business, the Arts, Culture, Tourism & Museum (ACTM) Promotions Unit confirmed in an official report they received from the Department of Tourism (DOTT) 12 recently. ACTM Tourism Officer I Argie Ryan Asaria disclosed that the list of tourism AEs were issued by DOT Provisional Certificates …

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IPHO seeks stakeholders support for SPKP Round 3

CITY OF KORONADAL — Stakeholders in the forthcoming Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio (SPKP) Round 3 attended the Stakeholders Meeting on SPKP Round 3 spearheaded by the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) in partnership with the Department of Health (DOH) SOCCSKSARGEN Region held recently at Paraiso Verde Resort here. Attendees include the Bureau of Fire Protection …

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– BEIs, Deputies ready for UPESCO Election

CITY OF KORONADAL — The Board of Election Inspectors (BEIs) and Deputies are ready in the forthcoming election for the new set of officers for 2020 – 2022 of the Union of Provincial Employees of South Cotabato (UPESCO), the Commission on Election (COMELEC) disclosed after it conducted an Orientation Meeting last July 2 at the …

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UPESCO candidates presented during Monday Convocation Program; Aquino, Magno vie for Prexy

Candidates in the forthcoming election of the Union of Provincial Employees of South Cotabato (UPESCO) on July 13 (Monday) were presented during the resumption of the regular Monday Convocation Program last July 6, after it was temporarily suspended due to the imposition of nationwide lockdown brought about by the CoViD-19 Pandemic. Regular employees who were …

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DOH 12 plans for Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio Round 3

CITY OF KORONADAL — The Department of Health (OH) 12 is preparing for the conduct of the Sabayang Patak Kontra Polio (SPKP) Round 3 Oral Polio Vaccination (OPV) this coming July 20 – August 2 with the conduct of 2-day Micro-Planning of OPV Synchronized Mass Immunization Activity here at Paraiso Verde Resort recently. DOH 12 …

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IPHO pursues UHC Road Map despite CoViD-19 pandemic

Despite the on-going Corona Virus Disease (CoViD) – 19 pandemic that hit the country, the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) is still pursuing the crafted Universal Health Care (UHC) Road Map as it conducted a meeting among UHC Technical Working group (TWG) members recently to discuss its current status and plans for the coming months …

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Mosquito-borne Disease Team step up IEC, monitoring on rising dengue cases

The Mosquito-borne Disease (MBD) Team of the Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) has stepped up its Information & Education Campaign (IEC) and monitoring on the rising cases of dengue reported by LGUs province-wide. Though the recorded dengue cases are still below the threshold or alert level, MBD Team Leader Supervising Sanitary Inspector Jose Barroquillo Jr. …

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