Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Capitol releases financial aid to barangay volunteers

MALAYBALAY CITY, Bukidnon (Dec. 12, 2023) – This year, the Provincial Government of Bukidnon (PGB), through its Provincial Treasurer’s Office, has begun awarding financial subsidies to all volunteers in the province’s 464 barangays

The PGB stated in a press statement that the release began on December 11, and it is done according to schedule.

Every December, the PGB distributes financial aid to all barangay volunteers in the province.

Barangay Health Workers (BHW), Barangay Service Point Officers (BSPO), Development Child Workers (DCW), Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS), and Barangay Sanitary Inspectors (BSI) are all eligible for a PhP24,000.00 stipend.

Meanwhile, each Civilian Volunteers Organization (CVO), Purok Leader, and Lupong Tagapamayapa would receive financial aid PhP3,000.00. (melbmadera)

Natid-asan Livestock Org gimugna

Agi og pagpalambo pa sa sektor sa agrikultura, gitabangan sa buhatan sa City Veterinary Office (CVO) nga ma-organisa ang grupo sa Natidasan Livestock Farmers Association niadtong Oktubre 13, 2023

Ang isa ka adlaw nga kalihokan gipartisiparan sa 30 ka mag-uuma sa livestock didto sa Sitio Natidasan Covered Court diha sa Barangay Casisang, ning Syudad.

Ang programa pinaagi usab sa inisyatibo ni Barangay Kagawad Cerila R. Aldeguer kansang gitahasan sa komitiba sa agrikultura ug nakigtimbayayong sa paghulma sa maong grupo.

Kauban ang buhatan sa CVO-Livestock production nga si Dr. Omar T. Cahanap, Livestock Production Veterinarian ug Annabel C. Sia, Livestock Inspector II ang nagdumala sa maong panagtigum.

Tumong sa maong asosasyon nga matipok ang mag-uuma sa livestock aron mapalapad ang panaghiusa ug pagtinabangay aron matubag ang mga hagit ug maangkon ang kahigayonan sa paglambo diha sa komunidad. (LGU Malaybalay)

Malaybalay City hosts 1st region-wide swine artificial insemination training

The first region-wide training on Swine Artificial Insemination (AI) reached its successful conclusion on September 22, 2023, at the Veranda in Casisang, Malaybalay City. The event brought together a total of 27 participants hailing from various localities within Region 10, making it a significant milestone for the local livestock industry

Key participants in this initiative included the City Veterinarian, the City Veterinary Office Livestock Production Section, and the Administrative Training Committee. Also in attendance were Regional and Provincial AI Coordinators, as well as members of the ATI Training Management Team.

This event exemplifies the spirit of collaboration and knowledge sharing among stakeholders, charting a brighter future for the region’s agricultural sector. Dr. Michele C. Miquiabas, the City Veterinarian, expressed her gratitude for the opportunity to lead this endeavor and recognized its potential to enhance the regional livestock sector.

Dr. Omar T. Cahanap, Livestock Veterinarian, took pride in the fact that Malaybalay City was the first in the Philippines to host an entire region, generously sharing its technical expertise. He stated, “Indeed, Malaybalay City is a catalyst of change. Saka Ta Malaybalay,” underscoring the city’s commitment to pioneering advancements in the industry.

Alexis I. Flores, A.I. Center Chief of Malaybalay, emphasized their dedication to extending knowledge beyond the city’s borders, asserting that knowledge should know no boundaries. Phil Rae M. Bonngo assured the participants of their support, saying, “We are here to help you and will guide you in establishing your own swine artificial insemination breeding centers.”

Jeric L. Cabatac, a Training Specialist from the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), emphasized that this marks only the beginning of numerous future collaborations between ATI and the City Veterinary Office of Malaybalay, highlighting their enduring commitment to advancing regional livestock practices.

Regional A.I. Coordinator Johnson Petalcurin highlighted the critical role that artificial insemination technology plays in addressing food sufficiency challenges posed by animal diseases. He stressed that this training would significantly contribute to improving food production and ensuring a secure food supply for the region. (LGU Malaybalay)

Swine, poultry production seminar held in Malaybalay

A Swine and Poultry Production seminar was conducted on September 13, 2023, at the Casisang Barangay Hall in Malaybalay City. The activity was organized collaboratively by the City Veterinary Office’s (CVO) Livestock Production Section, the City Agriculture Office, and attended by members of the City Agriculture and Fisheries Council (CAFC)

The seminar featured speakers and experts in their field, including Dr. Omar T. Cahanap, Livestock Veterinarian representing the City Veterinary Office’s Livestock Production Section; Annabel Sia, Livestock Technician from the CVO’s Livestock Production Section; and Chessa C. Bautista, a key representative from the City Agriculture Office.

The event aimed to provide valuable insights and knowledge on swine and poultry production techniques, focusing on various aspects such as breeding, nutrition, disease management, and best practices to enhance livestock yield.

Attendees engaged in discussions sought advice, and exchanged experiences with the partner stakeholders. This collaborative learning environment promoted the dissemination of up-to-date information and strategies in swine and poultry production.

CVO emphasized its commitment to supporting the local livestock industry by organizing events like this. It serves as a platform to foster sustainable practices and contribute to the agricultural growth not just in the city, but of the entire region. (LGU Malaybalay)

Malaybalay City Vet office collaborates with livestock farmers for livestock intensification program

In a proactive move towards strengthening the local livestock industry, the Livestock Production Section of the City Veterinary Office extended a helping hand to the Barangay Caburacanan Livestock Farmers Association. On August 17, 2023, the services was offered to enhance livestock production and management

Dr. Omar T. Cahanap, the Livestock Production Section provided a range of services to the members of the said association. This included the issuance of essential credentials, the provision of livestock insurance, free consultation, and treatment services, along with pregnancy diagnosis for the livestock.

The event took place at the Upper Pulangi Barangay Caburacanan, where the City Veterinary Office’s extension officers from Upper Pulangi, joined to help facilitate the activity. The collaborative effort aimed to equip the livestock farmers with the necessary tools and knowledge to optimize their livestock production.

The initiative aligned with the broader Livestock Intensification program set forth by the city, as a crucial component of the upcoming Malaybalay City Livestock Farmers Federation Program under the leadership of Mayor Jay Warren R. Pabillaran.

The program is expected to foster the growth of the local livestock sector, ensuring its sustainability and economic viability for the years to come. (LGU Malaybalay)

CHO celebrates Rabies Awareness Month; Malaybalay records zero case of human rabies in 2022

Rabies is one of the deadly diseases and considered one of the public health concerns

As part of the health promotion and advocacy of the Rabies Prevention Control Program of the Center for Health and Development – Northern Mindanao in coordination with Bukidnon Provincial Health Office and Malaybalay City Health Office (CHO), a Rabies Awareness Caravan was conducted on March 16, 2023, at Loiza’s Pavilion, Casisang, Malaybalay City.

This activity aims to increase awareness about rabies infection, prevention, control, and elimination.

The said event started with a motorcade from City Health Office to Capitol then Loizas Pavilion where a forum was held.

A total of 145 participants attended the launching each represented by Barangay Kapitan, Kagawad on Health, Chief BPSO, Midwife, and BHW president from all Poblacion 1, selected Poblacion 2, and Highway District Barangays.

Provincial Health Office II, Dr. Gary Guido C. Tabios, Jr., welcomed the guests and participants. Then followed by an inspirational message from Dr. Vincent C. Raguro, MPH (Provincial Department of Health Office Bukidnon – Development Management Officer V).

With the theme “Rabies- Free na Pusa’t Aso, Kaligtasan ng Pamilyang Pilipino”, speaker Ms. Jenny Alabado, RMT, Regional Rabies Coordinator stressed that “Rabies is a horrific way to die. Once symptoms show, it is 99.9% fatal. However, it is 100% preventable.”

Meanwhile, speaker Dr. Enrique Miguel Degamo, MPH, MO III, added that Dogs are primarily responsible for rabies virus transmission to humans.

Among the topics tackled, Dr. Mary Ann S. Valdez, Veterinarian IV, Malaybalay City Veterinary Office also discussed about RA 9482, or Anti- Rabies Act of 2007, prescribing penalties for pet owners violating this act.

Provincial Health Office Rabies Prevention and Control Program Coordinator, Mr. Carlo C. Calleja, have reported Rabies Case Status of Bukidnon and Malaybalay City has Zero case of Human Rabies for year 2022.

The activity was facilitated by the City Health Office Rabies Team, Dr. Susan Marie S. PunongBayan, Nurse Coordinator Maila A. Manuel, Assitant Nurse Coordinator Frances Charmaine Lazalita, Marlyn Bagonoc, staffs Noel Michael Mutya, Daphne Castillo with the help of the National Health Worker Support System – Nurse Deployment Program of the Department of Health.

Further, Dr. Susan Punongbayan reminded us about ONE Health approach that helps protect the health of all living beings and imparted a closing phrase “Kagat Aso, Patay Tao.”

In addition, the City Health Office – Rabies Prevention and Control Program continues to provide services through the presence of our Animal Bite Center which is open every Monday and Thursday at the CHO, and via information dissemination by doing lectures and distribution of leaflets with the help of the Midwives, Human Resource for Health and Community Volunteer Health Workers in the Barangays.

Malaybalay City Veterinary Office also assisted during the activity to provide free Dog vaccination. (PR)

Unang hugna sa ‘serbisyong beterinaryo’ diha sa kabarangayan, gisugdan na

Gilunsad sa Malaybalay City Veterinary Office ang tinuig nga programa nga giilang “First Round of Barangay Veterinary Services.” Gisugdan ang maong pagbisita sa kabarangayan niadtong Pebrero 7, 2023 ug gilauman nga mahuman sa Mayo 24, 2023

Ang mga nag-una nga serbisyo nga gipahigayon mao ang hemorraghic septemia vaccination in cattle and carabao (6 months old and above); deworming and vitamin supplementation; pregnancy diagnosis in cattle and carabao; monitoring of dispersal animals; ug monitoring and surveillance of swine population.

Lakip sa gihatag nga serbisyo mao ang pag-isyu sa certificate of ownership alang sa dagko nga binuhing mananap; pamakuna sa rabies alang sa iro ug iring (3 months old and above); pagrehistro sa binuhing kahayopan; ug ingon man ang pagdumala sa kahibalo nga apil ang konsultasyon ug pagpanambal o treatment.

Gipasabot sa nasangpit nga veterinary services team pinaagi sa pagpanguna ni Dr. Michele Miquiabas nga mamahimong mangutana sa inyong barangay kung kanusa ang schedule ug ang gitagana nga site area.

Gipaklaro usab ni Dr. Miquiabas nga kini nga mga serbisyo dili house-to-house, busa angayan pagadalhon ang mga binuhing kahayopan sa area nga giandam sa matag barangay.

Dugang pa, pwede usab manawag o motext sa buhatan sa City Veterinary Office hotline sa numero 0926-198-6992 alang sa dugang kasayuran.

Sa pagka karon Marso 3, 2023, mokabat na sa 300 ka kliyente ang naserbisyohan lakip sa sobra 400 ka binuhing hayop nga gilangkuban sa kabaw, baka, iro, baboy, kanding ug iring. (PR)

DSWD mipahigayon og community forum sa SLP sa Malaybalay

Ang Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) inubanan sa Building Resources Across Communities (BRAC), Asian Development Bank (ADB), ug Australian Aid malampusong nipahigayon sa isa ka community forum kabahin sa Padayon Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) niadtong Enero 17, 2023

Ang lokal nga panggamhanan nisaysay nga tumong sa maong kalihokan nga mapaabot ngadto sa mga gitumbok nga 3rd level o graduating 4Ps beneficiaries ning dakbayan ang mga programa sa ubang ahensiya sama sa Department of Agriculture, City Veterinary Office (CVO), Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC), Social Security System (SSS), ug PhilHealth, nga makatabang sa pagpalambo sa livelihood assistance nga ilang nadawatan ubos sa Padayon SLP.

Gihanyag usab sa mga lending institutions sama sa Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (CARD) Incorporated, ASA Philippines, ug Cebuana Lhuillier ang ilang mga serbisyo nga makasuporta sa pagpadagan sa nagkadaiyang panginabuhian sa mga benepisyaryo. (Diego M. Hidalgo)