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Duties of Baguio City Anti-Dengue Committee defined

With the recent city ordinance no. 66 also known as the Anti-Dengue Ordinance of the city of Baguio which aims to continually reduce the occurrence of dengue cases in the city through integrated management and implementation of prevention and control measures, strengthening the fight against it, mayor Mauricio Domogan enumerated the functions of the newly created Baguio City Anti-Dengue Committee (BCADC).

Domogan will chair the said committee with city health officer Rowena Galpo as the action officer.

265 graduate from parents effectiveness service

The 265 parents who had undergone the Parents Effectiveness Service (PES) program of the city government here finally received their certificates of completion during the simple graduation ceremony at the Baguio City multi-purpose hall last March 16.
The PES is consist of several modules with different topics focused on early childhood care and development, health care, behavior management, parenting rights and duties as well as husband-wife relationship.

CDRRMC technical working group formed

Intensifying the City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) of Baguio, mayor Mauricio Domogan recently signed Administrative Order No. 30, creating the CDRRMC Technical Working Group so as attain the objectives of Republic Act 10121in order to further realize and formulate and improved disaster risk management plan and system in the city.

Council okays suspension of Camp 7 barangy captain

The City Council approved the recommendation of the Committee on Barangay Cases Division 3 ordering the suspension of Camp 7 Punong Barangay Constancio Danao after finding him guilty of issuing an untruthful certification that nobody in his barangay interposed an opposition on the intended transfer station for recyclable waste in the said barangay.

Danao’s suspension will take effect 15 days after the City Mayor shall have signed the resolution relative to the said decision of the local legislative body which was penned by Councilor Faustino A. Olowan.

Public urged not to be complacent with drop in dengue cases

The Cordillera office of the Department of Health (DOH-CAR urged the public not to be complacent with the significant drop in the reported dengue fever cases regionwide because the number of cases could increase anytime once the vector-borne disease will have the chance to infect people.

571 tubercolosis patients treated in Baguio

Some five hundred seventy one individuals from the city’s barangays were given treatment by the City Health Services Office (CHSO) for tuberculosis last year.

Dra. Donabel Tubera, CHSO Medical Officer, said their office targeted some 1,048 individuals to have sought consultations for tuberculosis last year but only 571 individuals were able to be accounted for and have proceeded with their prescribed 6-month medication, over 54 percent of the target.

Crime, security awareness to be taught in Baguio schools

The City Council approved on first reading a proposed ordinance promoting crime and security awareness in all learning institutions and campuses in the city.

Kaltimex interested to pursue Asin contract

An official of the Kaltimex Energy Philippines reiterated the company’s genuine interest to pursue the fulfilment of its operation and management contract with the local government for the privatization of the three Asin mini-hydropower plants provided that the social and other legal issues concerning the city-owned plants shall be appropriately addressed with the assistance of local officials.

Installation of underground lines backed

Public utility and cable companies operating in the city support the planned conversion of the existing overhead lines to underground lines to prevent the eyesore of dangling wires in the central business district area.

Duterte wants LGUs, regions to be self-sufficient

President Rodrigo R. Duterte wants local government units and regions in the country to maximize their respective potentials of becoming self-sufficient in preparation for the possible establishment of an Autonomous Region in the Cordillera and the planned shift to a federal form of government during his term.