OPAV’s food donations to VSMMC frontliners reaches 7K

Cebu City – In recognition of the tireless efforts of frontliners in the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC), the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) continues to provide them food packs three times a week. To date, OPAV has delivered more than 7,000 food packs to the health workers of the […]

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Basay starts Idol ko si Nanay Training in Negros Oriental

Negros Oriental – Despite COVID-19 quarantine restrictions, the municipality of Basay recently had a series of training on the Idol ko si Nanay in support for this year’s nutrition month theme which emphasizes on stunting prevention and to kick off the ECCD F1K Program in the town. They are the first LGU of Negros Oriental […]

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Siquijor Province’s take on the “New Normal” with Nutrition Month Celebration

-part to the National Nutrition Council Region VII’s campaign to continually conduct advocacy drives to promote the 2020 Nutrition Month’s theme despite the limitations of the pandemic, the Province of Siquijor has devised several ways to continue spreading key nutrition messages without compromising the public’s health and safety. So how did Siquijor transition to the […]

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Chinese Consulate donates brand new ambulance to DOH-7

Cebu City – The Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Cebu has donated a brand new, 16-seater ambulance to the Department of Health (DOH) in Central Visayas through the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV). Chinese Consul General Jia Li personally turned over the donation to Secretary Michael Lloyd […]

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To Fight Malnutrition, SAMA ALL!

Cebu City – True to the #2020NutritionMonth theme, the Central Visayas Regional Nutrition Committee (RNC) has indeed made efforts to “SAMA ALL” (a phrase depicting togetherness) in its quest to prevent stunting in the region as it launched this month’s celebration. Anchoring the whole Central Visayas community to promote the theme “Batang Pinoy… Sana Tall, […]

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Courier firm bolsters Cebu City’s fight vs COVID-19

Cebu City – Local express delivery firm J&T Express Philippines recently donated surgical masks and rapid test kits to Cebu City’s local government in an effort to stave off the spread COVID-19 there. Cebu City officials headed by Mayor Edgardo “Edgar”Labella formally received 200,000 surgical masks and 10,000 FDA-approved rapid test kits from J&T Cebu […]

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Barangay Nutrition Scholars: Front-line Heroes

Cebu City – Frontliners as we call them are our modern-day heroes in this fight against COVID-19. One of the most unacknowledged front-line workers are the Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) who are often overstretched to perform other functions limiting their performance to do their basic tasks as the barangay’s focal person in nutrition. While others […]

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Gi-quarantine na ang 21 ka mga kawani sa Eversley Childs’ Sanitarium and General Hospital

Cebu City – Gi-quarantine na ang 21 ka mga kawani sa Eversley Childs’ Sanitarium and General Hospital human masuta nga ilang usa ka pasyente nga na-admit sa maong hospital positibo sa coronavirus disease (covid-19). Suma kang Dr. Pythagoras Zerna, Medical Center Chief sa hospital nga sa 21 ka mga kawani, ang 18 niini gi-quarantine sa […]

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Project Balik Buhay Aims to Trace Asymptomatic Covid ‘Super-Spreaders’

Cebu City – Based on the latest figures from the City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit (CESU), about 90% of the positive cases in Cebu City are asymptomatic. These are people who tested positive for Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), but do not experience Influenza-Like Illness (ILI) or Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI). They were all tested as […]

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SM Foundation donates PPE’s to hospitals in Visayas and Mindanao

Cebu City – In line with its commitment to be of service to the Filipino public, its hospitals, and its government during the coronavirus pandemic, SM Foundation Inc. recently donated Personal Protective Equipment and medical supplies to hospitals in the Visayas & Mindanao areas. These include PPEs, N95 and surgical masks, gloves, raincoats, goggles, as […]

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