- Iloilo is DILG EXCELL's Best Performing Province
- Strengthening of maternal, child health continues
- Capitol provides P1.7M loan to 6 cooperatives
- Iloilo volunteer workers to receive P3,500 cash gift starting Dec. 15
- 20 solar suitcases donated to Iloilo province
- Korea Consul General visit
- Zamboanga City officials courtesy call
- Health centers to continue operation amid blackouts
- Health gets large chunk in Iloilo’s 2015 budget
- Iloilo spared from “Ruby’s” wrath
Wind: 17.7 km/h
18 Dec 2014
19 Dec 2014
ILOILO – The provincial government, through the Provincial Health Office, has purchased additional medical equipment to further improve the health services in rural areas.
These new equipment were composed mostly of fetal dopplers as support to prenatal services for pregnant women. There were also autoclaves to sterilize materials either before reuse or disposal, microscopes and salter scale and harness.
ILOILO – To help them improve their programs, Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. provided P1.7-million loans to six cooperatives here recently as part of the Provincial Livelihood Project Fund.
Of the beneficiaries, the District of San Enrique Public School Teachers and Non Teachers Multipurpose Cooperative, Leon Small Coconut Farmers Multi-Purpose Cooperative, Northern San Dionisio Multi-Purpose Cooperative and Pinili Development Cooperative in New Lucena received P500,000 each.
The Iloilo Provincial Government will start releasing P3,500 cash gift for each of the 14,000 barangay service volunteers starting Monday, December 15, 2014.
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. said the cash gift will be released by cluster, with certain towns identified as payment centers, for the convenience of the volunteer workers especially those coming from far-flung areas.
ILOILO –Doctors, nurses and midwives in select rural health units in this province can soon perform their duties and responsibilities without power interruptions.
This will be made possible after the installation of solar suitcases from Foundation for Rural Electrification and Development (FRED) in 20 rural health units located in eleven towns here.
ILOILO Better healthcare for Ilonggos is expected come 2015 after Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. poured most of the province’s coffers in the development of district hospitals and rural health care units here.
Of the P2.287-billion budget that the Sangguniang Panalalawigan approved for fiscal year 2015, P224.3-million is appropriated for Hospital Management Office, a newly formed office responsible for the province’s hospital in Pototan and 11 district hospitals.
ILOILO – Strong winds coupled with heavy rainfall was experienced when Super Typhoon Ruby, now a tropical storm, made its first landfall in Eastern Samar over the weekend. Some decade-old trees were uprooted and millions worth of crops were destroyed.
But nevertheless, no devastation far worse than that of Super Typhoon Yolanda happen in Iloilo after Ruby slowly moved away from the country, Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. said.
ILOILO – Twenty-seven-year-old Julain Ponteras has to be at the Provincial Capitol at 9:00 am in time for the opening of this year’s December Job Fair. With great enthusiasm, the newbie hoped to get the right job to earn a living.
Ponteras’ interest is similar to Lop Stephen who wanted to work at any local hotel restaurants in the metro. “I went here early hoping that after this, I am unemployed no more,” he said.