BARMM Health Ministry steps up fight against measles, rubella, polio, Covid-19

COTABATO CITY—Health officials of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) are strengthening its effort to prevent possible outbreak of measles-rubella, including polio, in the region, and to encourage Moro people to take an active role in the fight against Covid-19. BARMM’s Ministry of Health (MOH) announced in a press conference Wednesday, Oct. 21…

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Farmers from Maguindanao received aid from MOLE-BARMM

COTABATO CITY—Bangsamoro Government’s Ministry of Labor and Employment (MOLE) distributed rice assistance to the vulnerable and poor families in amidst of Coranavirus Disease (Covid-19). On Tuesday, October 20, at Barangay Bagan, in Guindulungan, Maguindanao, a total of 250 families benefited from the assistance. Each of the families, who are also members of United Farmers Association,…

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Ending Child Marriage: Bangsamoro woman leader advances young girls’ welfare

COTABATO CITY—Bangsamoro Women Commission (BWC) chairperson Bainon Karon led the discourse regarding ‘Ending Child Marriage’ in the Bangsamoro region via Zoom with selected young mothers on Friday, October 16. Seven (7) young mothers from Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur participated in the conversation as part of the commemoration of the International Day of the Girl.…

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BARMM, WFP, FAO unveil 10-year Food Security and Nutrition roadmap

COTABATO CITY – Aimed at advancing sustainable food security and nutrition in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, the regional government launched Friday, October 16, a first of its kind Food Security and Nutrition (FSN) Roadmap. The FSN Roadmap is a product of a one-year collaboration between the BARMM’s Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Agrarian Reform (MAFAR),…

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Families and children to benefit from BARMM, UK, UNICEF Covid-19 partnership

COTABATO CITY—Officials of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), United Kingdom, and the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) entered into a partnership to strengthen Covid-19 response in the region. Chief Minister Ahod “Al Haj Murad” Ebrahim said the partnership has the ultimate objective of protecting the most vulnerable persons in the region.…

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