EXAMINATIONS for fire officers and civil service eligibility have been set and the Civil Service Commission (CSC) is urging interested individuals to file their applications early. The Fire Officer Examination is scheduled on March 10 and the deadline for application is January 24, while the civil service exam for professional and sub-professional levels is on [...]
EAT nourishing food, keep a healthy lifestyle and exercise. This is the advice issued of the provincial health office (PHO), particularly to people with lingering illnesses and are taking regular medication. “Most people with existing illnesses do not heed doctors’ advice, thinking that their medication would offset the symptoms of their diseases,” said Christina Alcantara, [...]
THE provincial population office (PPO) is going around remote communities in Pangasinan conducting the Usapan dialogue series, discussing health issues with women of reproductive age particularly the use of contraceptives. PPO planning officer Jessieca A. Rosario said unplanned pregnancies and improper birth spacing are usually due to misconceptions about the use of contraceptives and other [...]
THE chairman of the provincial council’s Committee on Health has expressed support for the passage of the Sin Tax Bill saying it will help curb the incidence of lung cancer and other pulmonary problems among Filipinos. Fourth District Board Member Jeremy Agerico Rosario said the passage of the bill is long overdue.