PhilHealth opens benefit package for children with disabilities

Futch Anthony Inso 02/14/2018

The Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth) is opening a new Z-Benefit package for Children with Developmental Disabilities. Lawyer Karisma Agraviador, public relations officer of PhilHealth-7, said the Z-Benefit package is intended for children diagnosed with developmental disabilities…

PCG suspends search and retrieval operations for missing children

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/12/2018

DUE to Tropical Storm Basyang, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Cebu Station has temporarily suspended its search and retrieval operation for the three missing children who are passengers of the motorized banca which capsized off Camotes Island…

CURFEW FOR CHILDREN

Benjie Talisic, Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo, Inna Gian Mejia, Jessa Mae Sotto 01/31/2018

Cosap calls on barangay TANODS to strictly enforce “Be home by 10 p.m.” Reports of local gangs recruiting minors and making them into drug couriers have prompted the Cebu City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (Cosap) to…

PHO to monitor recipients of dengue vaccine

Morexette B. Erram 12/05/2017

  The Provincial Health Office said it will monitor over 150,000 children who received the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia. PHO chief Dr. Rene Catan said they are now setting up protocols to guide them on how to implement…

Women, children’s desk undergo seminar

Nestle L. Semilla 12/02/2017

  ABOUT 47 personnel of the police Women and Children’s Protection Desk in Central Visayas (WCPD) underwent a three-day seminar to better handle cases involving women and children victims of crimes. “Our advocacy program is in compliance…

Slain activist’s children’s call: We want justice; arrest her killers

Benjie Talisic 12/01/2017

  The children of the slain human rights activist, 59-year-old Elisa Badayos, has appealed to authorities to help identify and arrest their mother’s killers. “It’s not easy to lose a mother. All we want is justice for…

Instilling values on our children

Ricky Poca 11/27/2017

Observing our community recently, I personally observed the need for parents to play bigger roles in the lives of their children. Children today, whom the national hero Jose Rizal once described as the future of our country,…

Children’s Games attracts 1,900 kids

Glendale G. Rosal 11/21/2017

A TOTAL of 1,900 children mostly from the highland barangays of Cebu City had a fun-filled day at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) after taking part in the culmination of Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Visayas’ Children’s…

A festival meant for children

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 11/19/2017

She had no qualms about sitting on the floor with an army of children surrounding her. With a book on her lap and a wireless microphone on her right hand, Binibining Cebu Tourism 2017 Samantha Ashley Lo…

APRIEL SMITH: Queenly and Confident

Mich Padayhag, Niza Mariñas, Rob Gonzales 11/11/2017

YOU glance at your watch and stand by for  the arrival of the  queen. Since  it’s Apriel Smith, you don’t mind. It’s like the infinite wait at the terminal and finally you are ready to board. She was…

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