Ms. Kim Sukyung (2nd from left) and Kim Hyemi (left) of Medipeace Global Health NGO from South Korea visit Provincial Administrator Raul Banias to talk about their upcoming projects for the Province of Iloilo. They will sponsor Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardio Pulmonary Life Support Training for 48 health workers from the 12 district hospitals of the province next month to be conducted by the Philippine Heart Center. Medipeace has been a partner of the province for the past five years.
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Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. (3rd from right, back row) joins Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial (5th from right, back row) and other officials in the national launching of the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition 2017-2022 at Grand Xing Imperial Hotel in Iloilo City on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The five-year program is being pushed by the government to improve the nutrition situation especially in the countryside.
Hundreds of Ilonggo patients benefited from the four-day medical and surgical mission of Marian Rose World Mission (MWRM) and Life is Great (LIG) Global Foundation last week.The mission brought 98 volunteers, composed of doctors, nurses and other medical workers, from the United States of America to undertake the medical procedures for free.
ILOILO – An estimated 97 poor patients suffering from eye and gynecological diseases will benefit from the week-long medical and surgical mission of Life is Good (LIG) Global Foundation and Marian Rose World Mission (MRWM).
LIG Global Foundation President Dr. Ernani Sadural said this is their 5th mission in the Philippines and they wanted to leave a lasting impact, not only to the lives of the patients but to the communities they reached in the province.
Dr. Dong Youb Suh (2nd from right), representative of Medipeace, a non government organization from South Korea, turns over to Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. the symbolic key for the six ambulances -- four for the district hospitals and two for the municipalities -- that they have donated to the Province of Iloilo on Monday, December 12, 2016. Also in photo are Ms. Kim Suk Yung (right), Provincial Administrator Raul Banias (left) and the chiefs of the recipient hospitals.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. speaks before the 2,300 strong Barangay Service Point Officers (BSPO) who gathered at the Iloilo Sports Complex for their annual BSPO Congress on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. Defensor thanked the BSPO's invaluable voluntary service to the people of Iloilo province and assured them of full support in all their endeavors. The governor also told them that they will start receiving their P4,000 cash gift from the provincial government on Monday next week.
ILOILO – The Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Animal Industry, through its National Rabies Prevention and Control Committee (NRPCC), has declared two islands in this province as rabies-free zones.
The declaration of Pan de Azucar and Botlog Islands in Concepcion was made possible after no cases of rabies surfaced in the island for the past five years, explained Provincial Health Officer Dr. Patricia Grace Trabado.
The twenty-two midwifery scholars of the Iloilo provincial government pay Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. a courtesy call on Thursday, June 16, 2016.
The jampacked grandstand of the Iloilo Sports Complex during the Barangay Health Workers (BHW) congress held Thursday, January 21, 2016.
Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. asked the mayors of 42 municipalities and one component city in the province to help the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) in its campaign for voluntary blood donation.
Defensor made the appeal after learning that the PRC has a limited supply of blood units in its blood bank due to lack of blood donors. Dr. Dennis Roy Pasadilla of the PRC-Iloilo Chapter, who appeared before the meeting of the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP)-Iloilo Chapter at the Capitol on Tuesday (January 12) revealed that the province of Iloilo registered only 4,395 blood donors in 2015 which is way below their target of 19,441 blood donors