The heavy financial burden of cancer treatments may soon be alleviated thanks to the soon-to-be released implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 11215 or the National Integrated Cancer Control Act.
The National Nutrition Council (NNC) in the region is closely monitoring preschoolers in the province of Davao Occidental, where government’s data shows the highest number of children were undernourished.
The Apo Agua Infrastructura, Inc. has now established coordination with other local agencies to prepare for the onset of the pipe-laying works for the P12-billion Davao City Bulk Water Supply Project (DCBWSP).
Twelve barangays in the city were identified by the City Health Office (CHO) as “dengue hotspots” with most of the 937 dengue cases found in this areas in the first half of this year.
A local labor union of a banana-export plantation run by Sumifru Philippines Corp. in Compostela Valley sought the support of the Japanese consumers to boycott the company’s banana brand.
The Ancillary Service Unit (ASU) of the city government of Davao is set to investigate the disposal of wastewater of the on-going construction and infrastructure sites following the recent cases of flooding that hit the city.
A labor official noted that few companies in Davao City offer job for senior high school (SHS) graduates despite the assurance from the Department of Education (DepEd) that the K to 12 Program will equip students with values, knowledge, and skills needed to work in various industries.
Citing the good business environment that Davao City has been showing in the past years, a business group is seeing the possibility of the rise of the number of investments in the city.
The country’s biggest government-owned hospital here, the Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC) is expected to accommodate more kidney patients when the Kidney Transplant Institute would be completed this year or next year, an official said.
A local legislator admits the need for more classrooms for public schools and teachers in the city as the number of enrollees has increased this year.