(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Thursday, 23 May 2024) Easterlies affecting the country. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—˜π—”π—§π—›π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Easterlies. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to moderate winds coming from East to Northeast will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.1 meters).


Friday, 13 October 2023

Bisliganons benefit from services on family planning

BISLIG CITY, Surigao del Sur -- The Commission on Population and Development (CPD) Caraga, in collaboration with DKT Philippines Foundation and the Service Outreach and Distribution Extension (SODEX) Program, successfully conducted a family planning service delivery at Bislig District Hospital, Bislig City in Surigao del Sur,  on October 11, 2023.

The event served twelve bilateral tubal ligation (TBL) clients, and a beneficiary on progestin sub-dermal implant (PSI). 

Dr. Elenila I. Jakosalem, chief of Bislig District Hospital, together with chief nurse Maria Cynthia L. Arones, stepped up  in organizing and facilitating the event, with their expertise and coordination that were instrumental in ensuring smooth operation of the activity.

The family planning coordinator, Jemima A. Tajo, and municipal health officer, Dr. Christine Marie D. Gawat, along with the nurses and midwives of the City Health Office, also contributed significantly to the success of the event. Their knowledge and skills in family planning services assured the clients would received the necessary care and support.

The presence of CPO consultant Ciriaca R. Lopezon, and population program officer Ingrid D. Masancay from the CPD- Caraga, further strengthened the event, with their guidance and expertise in population development and family planning programs that played a vital role in delivering high-quality services.

The DKT Philippines Foundation led by Dr. Luis Garcia, brought their valuable experiences and resources in place, in collaboration with the CPD-Caraga that ensured efficient service delivery and client satisfaction.

The visit of Alconcita T. Portillano, regional family planning coordinator of the Department of Health (DOH) Caraga, was also appreciated that underscored the importance and support of the government in promoting family planning services.

Overall, the successful execution of the family planning service delivery at Bislig District Hospital was a result of the dedicated  efforts of the partners, with their commitment to improving access to family planning services and promoting reproductive health deserves recognition and appreciation. With continued collaboration and support, the CPD-Caraga, along with partners, continues to make significant strides in population development and family planning in the region. (City Government of Bislig/NGPB, PIA-Surigao del Sur)