DOH official assures health programs for indigents, IPs

BAGUOI CITY– A health official assured that government health programs being implemented reach each and every Filipino including indigents and indigenous peoples. Dr. Roger Tong-an, Health undersecretary for Health Administration and Financial Management, said the DOH is putting premium to better health outcomes through functional and streamlined service delivery for Filipinos. “As the steward of health, DOH will continue to […]

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DOH–CAR issues health advisory vs communicable diseases

BAGUIO CITY– With the increasing cases of measles and influenza-like illnesses, the Department of Health-Cordillera Regional Office (DOH-CAR) issued a health advisory for the prevention of communicable or infectious diseases. DOH-CAR data shows that from January 1 to March 4, there were 254 measles suspect cases recorded in the region with 65 laboratory confirmed cases and no measles– related death. […]

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Benguet arabica coffee, the best?

Coffee lovers say a cup of coffee in the morning makes your day. But coffee drinkers would claim, it’s up to your coffee! Well, coffee experts say the best Arabica coffee is grown in the highlands, particularly in the province of Benguet. Produced in the upland farms of Atok, Itogon, La Trinidad, Tuba, Kibungan, and Tublay in Benguet, this variety […]

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Mountain Province PLGU awards centenarian

BONTOC, Mountain Province– A widow from the municipality of Natonin is the latest centenarian in the province awarded by the provincial government. Sangguniang Panlalawigan members headed by Vice Governor Francis Tauli awarded a plaque of recognition, congratulatory resolution and a check amounting to P30,000.00 as financial incentive to Mrs. Fonnong Gallawe Chummanao, who was represented by her son, Alipio Chummanao. […]

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Are you a food addict?

By Penelope A. Domogo, MD It has been many years now that I have been writing in this column. I have written about rice, camote, sayote, beans, bukel, squash, water. I have written about sugar, meat, eggs, milk, chocolates, vetsin and many more. If you, dear reader, have been reading this column, I hope you would have accumulated enough information […]

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