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Choiced Cuts: “On Call”

CHOICED CUTS, is a story board of the realities of the health sector — collage of stories, in tids and pieces, of the common Filipino facing bodily and societal ailments and struggling for a better, quality health care. These stories would be funny, sad at times it will make US feel and think while we cry or laugh, or both.

Benguet PNP sues med center for dumping waste downriver

BAGUIO CITY—The Benguet Provincial Police filed a complaint for violation of environmental laws against the Baguio Medical Center (BMC) and Onofre Calam-ang a contractor, at the Benguet Prosecutor’s office on July 19 for the dumping of medical waste along Taloy Sur village in Tuba, Benguet.

Food security ken nutrition program idiay Kalinga

BAGUIO CITY — Ti Ag-agama Western Uma ket maysa kadagiti tallo (3) a barangay a mangbukbukel iti Tribu ti Uma iti munisipyo ti Lubuagan, Kalinga. 87 a bubong/pamilya idi panawen a simrek ti Montanyosa Relief and Rehabilitation Services (MRRS) idi ken Cordillera Disaster Response and Development Services (CorDis-RDS) itatta ken nagbalin a 99 a bubong/pamilya iti agdama.

Dengue cases in CAR drop by 73%

BAGUIO CITY — The number of Dengue fever cases in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) from January 1 to September 30, 2017 has decreased by 73 percent, compared to the same period last year.

Golden Rice, tutulan

GAMU, Isabela — Nagtipon ang iba’t-ibang organisasyong magsasaka sa Isabela at siyentista mula sa Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng agrikultura (Masipag) upang pag-usapan ang bantang field testing sa 200 ektarya ng kontrobersyal na binhi na Golden Rice sa San Mateo, probinsya ng Isabela.

Benguet farms can be affected by bird flu

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — Benguet Governor Crescencio Pacalso said that the bird flu infection in Pampanga has slightly affected the Benguet farmers because it is the main source of the supply of chicken dung which vegetable farmers here need as organic fertilizer for their vegetable gardens.

Journos, patients ask free dialysis

BAGUIO CITY — Baguio City journalists and patients needing hemodialysis launched a signature campaign to petition government to make the treatment available and free, especially to the poor.

PLCPD urges prioritizing RH over drug purge

BAGUIO CITY — Officials of the Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) called on President Duterte to prioritize the reproductive health situation over war on drugs.