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Abra river overflows, so is the Old APH

The rain finally stopped. Although the weather bureau still predict some rains for the next few days, it appeared that the worse has passed. But not after doing some damage to the province.

Concerned Citizens’ group affirms World Bank’s CCT impact evaluation

Is it a rocket science that in order to improve child’s performance in school, a child needs to have a good health condition and parents are able to afford their education? I wish the present administration should prioritize Health and Education programs for Abrenians. —————————– BANGUED, Abra July 12 — On its recent report on … Continue reading

Luba disaster council uses calamity fund to address dengue outbreak

Where’s our local officials when you need them? What’s P36,771.50 can do to Abrenians in need? Where’ the PDAF? what about the towns IRA and RA 7171? —————————– By Maria Teresa B. Benas BANGUED, Abra, July 13 (PIA) — The Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MDRRMC) of Luba chaired by Mayor Marcelo Biscarra,Sr. … Continue reading

Abra Red Cross new officers urged to rejuvenate own chapter

By Maria Teresa B. Benas BANGUED, Abra, June 20 (PIA) — The new set of Board of Directors (BOD) of the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) – Abra Chapter was urged to rejuvenate the chapter during a general assembly conducted on June 13 at the Provincial Capitol Social Hall.

Abra emergency response teams trained on basic life support

By Maria Teresa B. Benas BANGUED, Abra, June 19 (PIA) — The Health Emergency Management staff of the Abra Provincial Hospital (APH) Rescue Team and Bureau of Fire Protection initiated the 3rd Batch Special Training on Basic Life Support Program last week at the Provincial Capitol here.

Red Cross-Abra orients board of director nominees

By Ginalyn B. Brioso, BANGUED, Abra, June 3 (PIA) — The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) – Abra Chapter convened all its nominees for the Board of Directors (BOD) in an orientation at the Provincial Capitol on May 29 in preparation for their elections and in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Red Cross.

Better health services seen with opening of Abra’s new provincial hospital

 Written by Liza T. Agoot / Correspondent   BANGUED, Abra—In support of the government’s health agenda called “Kalusugan Pangkalahatan,” Abra’s new provincial hospital finally opened its doors to the public.

SysOp’s Blog: New APH -Soft opening or just to gain campaigning points?

Now back to the New APH. Here’s an interesting development. The opening of the new APH didn’t make (why am I not surprised)  it to April 2013 as promised by Gov. Takit during my interview with him in March. Instead there’s this Soft Opening” on May 8, 2013 according to this invitation. When I visited last … Continue reading

New APH’s water supply positive of E-Coli

Bangued, Abra. The yet-to-be opened newly constructed Abra Provincial Hospital (APH) took another turn when the water supply was tested positive of E-Coli strain. This despite the claim of the Provincial Government that, the water supply system (which takes water from the Abra River) is a state-of-the-art.

Abra’s “New” Provincial Hospital remains close

We are revisiting the status of the new hospital being built by the Provincial Government of Abra. You may recall more than a year ago, the new hospital which is worth millions of pesos (through a bank loan) to built, suffered some structural damage due to rains. There was a big uproar by Abrenians around … Continue reading

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