Parade kicks off National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week

07/17/2018

Persons with disabilites (PWDs) from different Cebu City barangays convened at the Cebu City Hall for the 40th celebration of the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week (NDPRW) on Tuesday afternoon (July 17). The week-long celebration aims…

Drug prevention education drive pushed, drug tests on tutors, students eyed

Benjie B. Talisic and Futch Anthony Inso, Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/14/2018

Incorporating drug prevention education in the school curriculum and conducting surprise random drug tests among teachers and staff of schools’ administrations are among ways pushed to ensure that the youth will not be involved in illegal drugs.…

Church lobbies for prevention, rehab

05/05/2018

Prevention should be prioritized along with rehabilitation in the war on drugs, both church and city government officials said during yesterday’s conference on drug addiction intervention at the New Gym Don Bosco Technological College. Fr. Joriz Calsa,…

Fire prevention month kicks off

Fe Marie D. Dumaboc 03/01/2018

According to statistics, March — one of the hottest months of the year — also happens to be one with the most number of fire incidents. As such, Presidential Proclamation No. 115–A was declared by President Ferdinand…

BFP urged: Audit old buildings with outdated fire prevention systems

Inna Gian Mejia 01/11/2018

BARUG Team Rama councilors plan to pass legislation requesting the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) to audit and inspect old buildings in Cebu City with outdated and busted fire prevention systems. In a press conference yesterday, the…

Japanese Encephalitis: What you need to know

Agnes B. Alpuerto 09/06/2017

NINE people have succumbed to the Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus since January this year, records from the Department of Health (DOH) showed. The regional DOH office said at least one case of Japanese encephalitis was recorded in…

Mandaue marks National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week

Cristelita E. Boco, Norman Mendoza 07/17/2017

    THE Mandaue City government kicked off the celebration of 39th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week yesterday at the Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Complex. The event was attended by persons with disabilities (PWDs)…

MAO BA?

MAO BA? 07/14/2017

PREVENTING SUICIDE A life lost is one too many. My thoughts to Kiane’s family and friends. I am concerned of the comments made by an experienced mental healthcare professional regarding Kiane and suicide. The comments stigmatized Kiane…

Officials inspect Sinulog parade route

Inna Mejia, Nestle L. Semilla 12/18/2016

Officials of the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI), the police and staff of the Cebu City mayor’s office held a walk-through inspection along the Sinulog Grand Parade route yesterday, barely a month before the event. SFI Executive Director…

Busay official demands public apology after confirmatory drug test turned out negative

Inna Mejia 12/02/2016

BUSAY Barangay Captain Amilo Lopez is demanding a public apology from Cebu City Office for Substance Abuse Prevention (Cosap) head Dr. Alice Utlang for allegedly revealing that he tested positive for drug use even before a confirmatory…

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