71 females among Cordillera’s 120 centenarians

BAGUIO CITY — The Cordillera region has recorded 120 centenarians, with the addition of the oldest living mambabatok (tattoo artist) Maria Oggay, popularly known as “Ina Whang-Od”. “As of March 21, the Cordillera has recorded 120 residents who have reached the age of 100,” Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Cordillera marketing unit chief, Nerizza Faye Villanueva, said on […]

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Rice-corn blend helps curb diabetes

BANGUED, Abra- The national government is concerned with the growing number of diabetic patients and has taken decisive action to prevent the increasing number of diabetes incidence in the country. The rice-corn blend project is being promoted by the Department of Agriculture to help achieve food-staple sufficiency while providing healthier option than rice especially to diabetic persons since diabetes is […]

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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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