City observes World AIDS Day celebration

BAGUIO CITY– The city government here through the City Health Office together with the Baguio AIDS Watch Council, Inc. (AWAC) in coordination with the Baguio City HIV Surveillance Team and Baguio Association of Bars and Entertainment Society celebrated 2016 World AIDS Day with a motorcade along the city’s thoroughfares last Nov. 29. This year’s celebration theme, “Hands Up for HIV […]

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Teenage pregnancy

By Penelope A. Domogo, MD The Cordillera Administrative Region has the highest teenage pregnancy rate in the entire country. That’s according to the latest nationwide Young Adults Fertility Survey in 2013. I wouldn’t be surprised. I am an Igorot living in the Cordillera since birth and I know that Cordillera women normally had their first baby while still a teen-ager. […]

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Ride for Clean Air, Zumba to be held

BAGUIO CITY – A Ride for Cleaner Air and Zumba for a Healthy Lifestyle will be conducted on December 2 by the Environmental Management Bureau-Cordillera Administrative Region (EMB-CAR) in celebration of Environmental Awareness and Clean Air Month. The activities are in coordination with the Baguio, La Trinidad, Itogon, Sablan, Tuba and Tublay or BLISTT Airshed. In a letter to Mayor […]

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SPED Center to attend to special children

BAGUIO CITY November 25 – The city’s Special Education (SPED) Center will be offering an elementary and secondary curricula starting next school year. Lawyer Augustin P. Laban, City Schools Superintendent, said the Local School Board approved the request of the Division of City Schools to offer the required curricula to meet the education needs of special children in the elementary […]

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Outstanding performances recognized in 3rd provincial health workers conference

Bontoc, Mountain Province – The health sector here came together for the 3rd Provincial Health Workers Conference and Convention of the Provincial Public Health Association – Mountain Province Chapter last November 17, 2017 at the Multi-purpose Hall, Provincial Plaza. With the theme “Inspiring Each Other Towards Health for All,” the activity acknowledged the important roles of health workers in the […]

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Drug prevention week activities bared

BAGUIO CITY– The local government will spearhead the city’s celebration of Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Week thru various activities starting November 23. The event is in coordination with the City Anti-Drug Abuse Council (CADAC) with councilor Roberto Ortega as action officer. The alderman chairs the city council’s committee on peace and order and public safety. Unveiled in Monday’s flag-raising […]

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Tabuk City tourism officer wins in 2016 ATOP Awards

TABUK CITY, Kalinga – Tabuk City Tourism Officer Arlene Ethel Odiem won the 2016 National Most Outstanding Tourism Officer Award, City Category given by the Association of Tourism Officers of the Philippines (ATOP) recently. The Tabuk City Tourism Office also won Best Tourism Event-Adventure and Best Practices on Community-Based Responsible Tourism Campaign. For Tourism-event Adventure, the city’s entry was the […]

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