COTABATO CITY - Juan S. Alano Memorial Hospital Incorporated in Dona Ramona, Isabela City, Basilan received medical assistance on February 26 from the Office of the Former MP Abdulmuhmin Mujahid through the Ministry of Health-BARMM.
The Special Development Fund's medical assistance in the amount of 1 million pesos was received by the hospital in the person of Dr. Ibrahim Hassim Hassan, a Medical Director.
"It is an honor to be tapped as your partner institution in giving health care services," Dr. Hassan said. "This will cater a lot in giving quality health care services not just in the people of Basilan but in all nearby BARMM Municipalities." Dr. Hassan expressed gratitude to the MP and MOH for giving them an opportunity.
"Health is one of our top priorities to deliver in the Bangsamoro region, therefore I'm glad Juan S. Alano Memorial Hospital Inc. is the recipient of this medical assistance," said former MP Mujahid.
COTABATO CITY - The Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) and the Ministry of Health-BARMM (MOH-BARMM) continue to strengthen partnership to deliver medical services to the Bangsamoro.
Deputy Speaker MP Hatimil E. Hassan conducted Health Outreach Program at Brgy. Tuburan Proper, Muhammad Adjul Municipality, Basilan on February 22, 2023.
This program's goal is to provide medical services to our people in barangays where access to medical health care is difficult.
COTABATO CITY - The office of MP Diamila Disimban-Ramos, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health - BARMM, Tamparan and Taraka LGU, successfully conducted a two-day Medical Outreach Program on March 1-2, 2023 in the provice of Lanao Del Sur.
The MOP provided free consultation to approximately 350 residents, who also received free medicines and vitamins, 42 beneficiaries also received canes and wheelchairs in Barangay Calupaan Carandangan, Taraka Lanao Del Sur, while over 365 residents received free medicines and vitamins, 42 beneficiaries of canes and wheelchairs in Municipality of Tamparan, Lanao Del Sur.
MP Ramos said in a statement,"Ang kalusugan ay isa sa mga pangunahing prayoridad ng ating gobyerno. Ako ay naniniwala na ang isang malusog na tao ay isang produktibong tao. Kaya naman naglunsad po tayo ng ganitong proyekto na magpapaunlad sa kalagayan ng kalusugan ng ating mga mamamayan lalo na ang mga lubos na nangangailangan.”
Ms. Hejarah Cariz one of the hundred beneficiaries expressed her heartfelt thanks "Karamihan po sa amin ay minsanan lang makapunta sa doktor upang makapagcheck up kaya malaki po ang pasasalamat namin kay Allah (SWT) dahil dumating kayo at nagbigay ng libreng konsultasyon at libreng gamot para sa amin. Sana po ay mas marami pa ang mabigyan niyo ng serbisyong medikal dahil marami po ang nangangailangan nito."
Dr. Pancho Cruz acknowledge the entire effort and cooperation of all the stakeholders for the sucess of the program, "Isang malaking pasasalamat po kay MP Ramos at sa kanyang tanggapan dahil taon-taon po ay pinipili niya ang "Medical Outreach Program" para makapagbigay ng serbisyong pangkalusugan sa ating mga kababayang Bangsamoro."
COTABATO CITY - The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao will benefit from P157 million worth of health projects that a number of legislators from the regional parliament funded.
Land ambulances, a mobile clinic, incentives for barangay health workers (BHW), essential medicines, Covid-19 testing kits, and a barangay health station were among the initiatives supported by the 2021 Transitional Development Impact Fund (TDIF) of former and current members of the parliament (MP).
Dr. Zul Qarneyn Abas, the deputy minister of health, commended the lawmakers for dedicating their projects to enhancing the healthcare system.
“This is the response of the members of the parliament to the health needs of the Bangsamoro constituents,” Abas said citing that the regional government “need to invest more in health”.
11 ambulances in all, which will be used by their respective recipients, were on display inside the government center during the turn-over ceremony that was placed in this city on March 3. Meanwhile, six more ambulances were previously sent to the province of Basilan last week.
All of these initiatives are a part of the Government of the Day's coordinated effort to meet the health needs of the Bangsamoro, according to Health Minister Dr. Rizaldy Piang's statement.
“This the sign that our government is responsive to the needs of our community,” Piang said.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the provision of the land ambulances was signed under the direction of Piang and BARMM Senior Minister Abdulraof Macacua.
MOH routinely included the parliament in different health projects to ensure that the health services they are offering are complimented.
One of the beneficiaries, Yasser Maguid, a Public Health Nurse of Datu Montawal Maguindanao, happily shared that this has a huge impact on them providing a quality health service to their community since these ambulances are already modernized. He also prays that MOH-BARMM would be able to help more rural areas in the future.
In no particular order, the MPs were Khadafeh Mangudadatu, Baintan Adil-Ampatuan, Faiz Alauddin, Lanang Ali Jr., Abdullah Hashim, Abdulrauf Macacua, Abdulmuhmin Mujahid, Ali Sangki, Aida Silongan, Paisalin Tago, Nabil Tan, Akmad Abas, Haron Abas, Narciso Ekey, Muslima Asmawil, Musa Diamla, Mudjib Abu, Susana Anayatin, Mohammad Zainoden Bato, Diamila Disimban-Ramos, Abduladzis Al-haj Esmael, Mussolini Lidasan, Sittie Shahara Mastura, Maestro Celes Salik, Sahie Udjah, Melanio Ulama, Hatimil Hassan, Rasul Ismael, Muslimin Jakilan, and Ziaur-Rahman Adiong.