Health ministry appoints 163 midwives in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY—Bangsamoro Government’s Ministry of Health held a ceremonial signing of appointment for the 163 midwives under Midwife in Every Community in BARMM (MECBA) from 36 municipalities of Maguindanao on Thursday, Nov. 19 in the city. OIC Health Minister Dr. Amirel Usman, who led the activity, emphasized the “importance of health workers in rendering quality…

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166 youth scholars finish 3-month tech-voc courses in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY – To uplift the conditions of Bangsamoro youth in conflict-affected prone areas, the Islamic Relief Worldwide – Philippines (IRW) and Ministry of Basic, Higher, and Technical Education-Technical Education and Skills Development (MBHTE-TESD) organized a 3-month technical-vocational training courses for scholars in Maguindanao. On Wednesday, 166 youth scholars from the municipalities of Datu Saudi…

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More health facilities inaugurated in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY—In pursuit of providing quality health services for the Bangsamoro, the Ministry of Health (MOH) inaugurated the newly-constructed operating/delivery building, 15-bed capacity medical ward  under the Health Facility Enhancement Program (HFEP), and a motorpool building to Datu Odin Sinsuat District Hospital in Maguindanao. OIC Health Minister Amirel Usman, together with OIC Chief of hospital…

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BTA backs transition extension to properly implement agreements

COTABATO CITY – Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) adopted Tuesday, November 17, proposed Resolution No. 332 urging the House of Representatives and the Senate of the Philippines to extend the Bangsamoro transition period from year 2022 to 2025. Member of the Parliament (MP) Jose Lorena, one of the principal authors of the resolution, said this is…

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