P15M for closure, rehab of dumpsites

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/13/2018

from emb-7 The Environmental Management Bureau in Central Visayas (EMB-7) will release approximately P15 million to eight municipalities in the region for the closure and rehabilitation of their open and controlled dumpsites. The funds will be used…

Meca’s proposed phases for CPDRC inmates rehab program

Rosalie Abatayo 06/04/2018

Ivy Meca, chief of the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO), has recommended four phases on the rehabilitation program for CPDRC inmates. The phases, she said, include profiling, medical and physical exam including drug testing, psychological exam…

Capitol to establish extensive rehab plan for CPDRC inmates

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/27/2018

To ensure that inmates will be fully rehabilitated, the Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Office (CPADAO) is planning to come up with a treatment program for inmates of the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC). CPADAO head Carmen Remedios Durano-Meca…

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,…

Drug rehab center to rise in Pinamungajan

Morexette Erram 02/28/2018

A 160-bed drug rehabilitation facility will rise at the Jose Ma. Borromeo Memorial Hospital in Pinamungajan town, southwest Cebu by the end of 2018. The project, which was donated to the Cebu Provincial government by Globe Telecom,…

Drug rehab center to be completed in 2018

Morexette Erram 02/28/2018

  A 106-bed drug rehabilitation center will be completed by the end of the year. The groundbreaking ceremony of the rehabilitation center was held today in Jose Ma.Borromeo Memorial Hospital, Pinamungajan town of southwestern Cebu. The ceremony…

Institutionalize Drug Rehab and Recovery

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 02/19/2018

This maybe unknown to Pres. Rodrigo Duterte who is currently fending off an inquiry by the International Criminal Court over the deaths of thousands of drug addicts and offenders relative to the bloody crusade against illegal drugs.…

Bogo Mayor: Community rehab programs work

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 02/04/2018

COMMUNITY based rehabilitation and anti-drug symposia in schools have helped to lessen the number of minors using drugs in some towns in Cebu. Bogo City Mayor Carlo Martinez, said the Rehabilitation and Reintegration (Re-Re) program they started…

River rehab

Editorial 11/24/2017

She may be out of the government, but former Environment Secretary Gina Lopez can still wield some influence and mobilize resources and support for the Mandaue City government’s plan to rehabilitate the Butuanon River. Lopez’s presence during…

Capitol to invest in rehab, emergency teams, early warning systems

Morexette B. Erram 09/27/2017

  The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO) will invest most of next year’s P181 million budget to hire quick responders for emergencies such as natural calamities. PDRRMO chief Baltazar Tribunalo said it is time to…

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