COTABATO CITY – In celebration of the 4th Bangsamoro foundation day, the Ministry of Health of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MOH-BARMM) organized a medical-dental outreach program here, that benefitted residents during its kick off on Jan 24 (Monday).
MOH Minister Rizaldy L. Piang, MD, said the outreach program, conducted in partnership with the City Health Office and attended by Parliament Member Kadil Jojo Sinolinding, MD, seeks to bring government services to the people. Piang said the team from the MOH-BARMM offered medical and dental consultation, eye screening, nutrition services, family planning services, vaccination, free circumcision and distributed medicines and vitamins to people, particularly children. The group also distributed hygiene kits that include a toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, soap, and towel. “They also had a feeding program for children consisting of patil, pancit and boiled eggs,” Piang said. Sapia Ulama lauded the Bangsamoro govn’t , MOH and its partners for providing basic services and medical programs. Piang said the smiles that the recipients showed were indications of their appreciation for the BARMM efforts. Piang said the program was just the beginning for the series of activities planned by MOH for the Bangsamoro day, there are programs to be conducted like the blood letting activity on January 25, 2023 (Today).
COTABATO CITY - Health facilities with medical services and equipment will soon rise in Mapun, Tawi-Tawi that will cater to the medical needs of the residents and its neighboring towns.
He said the additional implementation and construction of healthcare centers will provide a higher standard of care for the province.
"This would also help the secondary and tertiary hospitals as their outpatient services and emergency services will be lessened as the health care centers will be the ones that will give the primary medical need of the residents in the communities,” Piang said.
A total of 12 barangay health centers will be upgraded in selected barangays while 3 more will be constructed.
Meanwhile, Engr. Imbran visited health facilities (13BHS, 1RHU, and 1Hospital) in Mapun to assess the quality of health services rendered through those health facilities for Mapun constituents. Also to check the status of all the ongoing construction of health facilities.
They also gave various apparatuses such as thermo scanners and additional incentives of 1k to 45 Barangay Health Workers.
Dr.Marilou Santa Cruz, Chief of Hospital of Cagayan de Tawi-Tawi Hospital, she stated that she is arranging for the program's implementation and working with concerned officials, they were also pleased for the minister's visit with his colleagues.
COTABATO CITY—The Ministry of Health in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao together with different ministries, offices, and agencies joined the cultural float parade to formally open the celebration of the 4th Bangsamoro foundation day on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023 in this city.
During the opening event, BARMM Chief Minister Ahod Balawag Ebrahim emphasized the significant accomplishments made by the Bangsamoro Government in the first four years from its inception in 2019.
“As the theme goes, ‘Sama-samang pagtataguyod sa isang mas mapayapa at mas masaganang Bangsamoro’, we can only be successful if we are united. January 21 is not only a day that reminds us of our martyrs and families that are no longer with us but it is also a day that reminds us to do our best for the next generations after us,” CM Ebrahim said.
Various health service-oriented activities are lined up this year as part of the week-long celebration such as medical consultation, blood-letting activity, and vaccination program.
In celebration of the Bangsamoro Foundation Day 2023, the Ministry of Health in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao will hold a Medical Consultation which will take place at former DOH 12 Covered Court, BARMM Compound, Cotabato City.
We invite the Bangsamoro people to come for this free medical, eye screening, dental check, tooth extraction, family planning, OB checking up, operation tuli, nutrition screening and assessment, free medicines, and ECG, Ultrasound, and Xray.
Additionally, a vaccination program will be implemented, including those for the tetanus toxoid vaccine, pneumococcal vaccine, anti-rabies vaccine, and COVID vaccine.
Le's take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to improve our health and well-being. Better health for the Bangsamoro people is our top priority.