New health facility to rise in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 31 (PIA)-- Construction of health facilities is one priority under the Provincial Development Plan in order to serve the needs of patients so that in the long run they will no longer be referred to hospitals outside of the province.


Kalinga products do well in Nat’l Science Week

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 27 (PIA) --This province participated actively during the week-long National Science and Technology Week held at the World Trade Center in Pasay, with Kalinga products faring well.


Kalinga evaluated for malaria-free status

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga July 19(PIA)--National and regional evaluation team from the Department of Health assessing the province towards a malaria-free status.


DOLE awards livelihood to KIA, WIA beneficiaries

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 30 (PIA) --The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) provincial office here awarded P20,000.00 financial assistance to each of the five beneficiaries of security forces who were either killed-in-action (KIA) or wounded-in-action (WIA).


Tabuk City PWDs observes Nat’l Disability Prevention and Rehab Week

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 27(PIA) --Persons with disability (PWDs) of the city got a treat in celebration of this year’s National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week here.


Philhealth widens coverage thru Point of Service

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 13(PIA) --Point of Service (POS) now replaces the Point of Care program of Philhealth to address gaps in coverage of both financially capable and incapable Filipinos, and registered inactive members and to ensure 100 percent availment rate in covering the poor under the National Health Insurance Program.


Role of home cited in proper nutrition

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga Aug. 2(PIA) -- Claiming everything starts at home, City Mayor Ferdinand B. Tubban stressed children should acquire education on the right nutrition in the home.


Nutrition is everybody’s concern

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Aug. 2(PIA) -- “No single sector has the sole role to promote nutrition but is rather a multi-sectoral task,” according to Cordilleran doctor who is adviser to USAID- supported Department of Health projects in North Luzon.


FMR brings relief to Kalinga farmers

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 20 (PIA) – “Istay pay akay di, gappiya” (Thank you so much). Kalinga beneficiaries expressed their gratitude for the Bulanao-Amlao farm-to-market road (FMR) in Tabuk during its ceremonial opening and blessing on July 18 attended by stakeholders.


Civic action program serves474 in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Aug. 2(PIA) -- About 474 persons were served during a civic action program in commemoration of the 2nd founding anniversary of the Gabriela Mija Kim Medical Center here.


DOST orients Kalinga disaster councils on early warning system

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Aug. 3(PIA) -- “Nothing is better than a well informed and prepared community when it comes to disaster preparedness and prevention.”


NCCA capacitates stakeholders on proposal-making

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 13 (PIA) --Forty participants underwent capability building on how to prepare project proposals for the 2019 Competitive Grants of the National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA).


DSWD releases P7.5M cash aid to Tabuk senior citizens

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 31 (PIA) --The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) had released P7.524 million under its Unconditional Cash Transfer Program to senior citizens, here.


25-bed hospital to rise in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 27 (PIA) -- Construction of the 25-bed Gabriela Mija Kim Medical Center will start following its groundbreaking recently led by Gov. Jocel Baac and witnessed by barangay officials.


DOLE pays SPES counterpart in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 13(PIA)-- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has  paid the salaries of  the  616 of the total 1,596 students employed under the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) last summer.


Tabuk City LGU urges farmers to support MANA

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 24 (PIA) -- Farmers in this rice-producing city are urged by this City Agriculture Office to support the Maunlad na Agrikultura sa Nayon (MANA) as it assured the opening of 1,500 additional hectares of rice fields.


KSU conducts trainors training on landslide site evaluation

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 19(PIA) --The Kalinga State University (KSU) has conducted training for trainors from state universities and colleges (SUCs) throughout the country on Landslide Susceptibility Evaluation.


DOH targets zero open defecation in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 13 (PIA)--The Provincial Department of Health Office (PDOHO) here is targetting zero open defecation in the province especially in hinterland barangays through the construction of household sanitary toilet (HST).


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RTWPB presents new wage order for Cordillera

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 2 (PIA) - - The Regional Tripartite Wage and Productivity Board (RTWPB) presented in a press conference on Wednesday Wage Order No. 19 that raises the minimum daily wage in the private sector in the Cordillera region by P20-30.


DTI brings in new programs and services to empower Filipino consumers

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 2 (PIA) - - The Department of Trade and Industry brings in new services for Filipino consumers such as expanded SRP (Suggested Retail Price) list and price monitoring that can be readily accessed from mobile phones to further empower Filipinos to be wise and responsive consumers.


DTI calls for stronger partnership for business and consumer empowerment

BAGUIO CITY, July 31 (PIA) - - “Government work is never a one-sided task. It can neither be just the government doing all the work nor the consumer and trade organizations exerting all the efforts. A committed partnership among our sectors must be harnessed in order to effectively address consumer protection issues and affect positive change. ”


DILG invites CSOs as Federalism advocacy partners

BAGUIO CITY, July 27 (PIA)-- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) invites interested civil society organizations(CSOs) to seek accreditation from them to be their partners in the nationwide information campaign on Federalism.


PH Health Research Consortiums Nat’l Conference set in Baguio on Aug. 6 – 9

BAGUIO CITY, July 27 (PIA) - - The Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) Week 2018 National Conference with the theme, “Research and Innovation for Equity in Health”, is set at the CAP John Hay Trade and Cultural Center this August 6 to 9.