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Gov. Art at BSPO Congres

Create: 12/06/2016 - 16:16
Gov. Art at BSPO Congress

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 rural heath unit still not PhilHealth accredited

Create: 10/17/2016 - 14:31

ILOILO -- The rural heath unit in San Miguel applied for accreditation from the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) almost a year ago yet until now it is still unapproved.
The problem was believed to be among the factors contributing to the congestion of Aleosan District Hospital in Alimodian, town of Iloilo, since cases which could have been handled by the rural health unit were referred to the hospital.

2 Iloilo islands ‘rabies-free’

Create: 10/05/2016 - 11:04

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.

Medipeace Representatives Visit Gov. Art

Create: 09/08/2016 - 15:53
Medipeace representatives visit Gov. Art

Representatives of Medipeace, a Korean non-government organization (NGO), visit Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. at his office on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. Medipeace is currently helping Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Areas (GIDA) municipalities improve its health services by providing them with the needed medical facilities. From left: Provincial Administrator Raul Banias, Enoch Chang, Gov. Defensor, Sukyung Kim and Yura Lee.

Defensor Unveils Rep. Trono’s Bust in Guimbal Hospital

Create: 08/01/2016 - 14:30
Defensor Unveils Rep. Trono’s Bust in Guimbal Hospital

Governor Arthur D. Defensor, Sr. led the unveiling of the bust statue of the late Representative Pedro G. Trono in front of the hospital in Guimbal, Iloilo which was named after him on Saturday, July 30, 2016. Defensor initiated the installation of the bust to honor the legacy left by Rep. Pedro G. Trono to the people of Guimbal and the First District of Iloilo.

DOH Sec. Ubial visits Gov. Art @ the Capitol

Create: 07/19/2016 - 16:34
DOH Sec. Ubial visits Gov. Art @ the Capitol

Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and Provincial Administrator Raul Banias (4th and 3rd from right) show to Health Secretary Paulyn Jean B. Ubial (5th from right) the map of the provincial government lot in Sta. Barbara, Iloilo where the Department of Health (DOH) is planning to put up its regional building. The project is envisioned to house the offices of the DOH, PhilHealth, National Nutrition Commission and Population Commission. Sec. Ubial and her staff visited Gov. Defensor on Tuesday, July 19, 2016.

RCMI Donates 10 Movable Hospital Beds

Create: 07/11/2016 - 15:01
RCMI Donates 10 Movable Hospital Beds

Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and Provincial Administrator Raul Banias (5th & 4th from right) pose with the officers of Rotary Club of Metro Iloilo (RCMI) during the turn-over of 10 movable hospital beds at the Capitol lobby on Monday, July 11, 2016. RCMI donated the hospital beds which will be used by select district hospitals in the province.

Turn-over of 7 Brand New Ambulances

Create: 06/28/2016 - 09:54
Turn-over of 7 Brand New Ambulances

Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) general manager Jose Ferdinand Rojas and director Francisco Joaquin III (6th & 5th, respectively) turn-over seven brand new ambulances for the towns of Zarraga, Sta. Barbara, New Lucena, Batad, Leganes, Barotac Viejo, and Mina with Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. and the mayors on Monday, June 27, 2016.