3K BHWs, private health workers in Cebu City vaccinated

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — More barangay and private health workers in Cebu City have been vaccinated five days after the vaccine roll-out. The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) reported that a total of 3,620 barangay health workers…

Vaccination simulations for BHWs and health workers begin in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vaccination simulations in Cebu City have begun today, March 19, 2021, and will last at least for a week. The barangay health workers (BHW) and other frontliners will be vaccinated starting March…

600 Lapu-Lapu tricycle drivers undergo COVID-19 swab tests

Futch Anthony Inso 10/02/2020

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines —  Some 600 out of the estimated 3,000 tricycle drivers in Lapu-Lapu City have already taken the swab tests for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Grace Carungay, head of the City Epidemiological and Surveillance…

Capitol to train 16K BHWs on alternative health care

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Capitol is planning to train the 16,000 barangay health workers (BHWs) in its 44 towns and seven component cities for alternative health care along with its plan to establish a Provincial Traditional…

Barangay workers to receive their cash gifts from Capitol starting 1st week of December

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Noche Buena and Media Noche may be more abundant this year for families of barangay workers in Cebu province’s 1,046 barangays. This as cashiers from the Provincial Treasurers Office will set out to…

Some village chiefs question distribution of free medicines

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/09/2016

Some barangay captains in Cebu City were complaining that the free medicines provided by the Department of Health (DOH) were being distributed by “untrained” city hall workers instead of through the barangays which have their own barangay…

Tomas hires 500 casuals for tax, trash collection

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/28/2016

While Cebu City Hall terminated the services of over 500 barangay health workers, it hired 500 casuals to shore up its tax and waste collection efficiency. Atty. Amay Abella, Human Resource Development Office chief, said the employees…

Terminated city BHWs allowed to reapply

07/22/2016

BARANGAY health workers (BHWs) were elated with the announcement of Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña that they would be given a one-month extension after the termination of their services last week. “Gitagaan mi niya og one-month extension…

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