91 Maribojoc BHWs receive health kits

MARIBOJOC – The 91 barangay health workers (BHWs) in this coastal municipality rejoiced as they received Tuesday last week from Congressman Edgar Chatto, 91 health kits in a simple turn-over ceremony at the newly-constructed Parola Hall, port area.

The kits contained blood pressure apparatus, thermometer, forceps, scissors, cotton, medicines and other paraphernalia needed in their daily chores as implementers of health programs in the rural areas.

Mayor Leoncio Evasco Jr., Vice-Mayor Gabino Redulla and Dr. Rey Belderol, municipal health officer, welcomed the guests who included Congressional Chief of Staff Isabelito Tongco, Pureza Veloso-Chatto and Antequera Municipal councilor Therese Nabucay, the provincial BHW federation president.

Health promotion is one of Chatto’s flagship programs dubbed as LIFE-HELPS (Livelihood, Infrastructure, Food, Education – HEALTH, Environment, Leadership Development and Sports and Youth Development).

Evasco, Redulla and Belderol assisted the Chatto in handing over the kits to the recipients.

The rural health workers were accompanied by their respective barangay captains.

Mayor Evasco thanked Chatto for the health kits which will go a long way towards producing more effective BHWs in the grassroots level.

In another development earlier that day, a team from the municipal government headed by the chiefs of offices converged at barangay Bayacabac for the ninth round of the Mobile Barangay Service Caravan designed to bring the municipal government closer to the people.

Services rendered included medical and dental services, dog vaccination, supplemental feeding for malnourished children, distribution of seedlings of trees and vegetables, elimination of stray dogs, distribution of Philhealth and senior citizens IDs, inspection of new structures and information dissemination.

Bayacabac Barangay Captain Ismaelito Aniscal welcomed the team and the visiting barangay captains – ABC President Mardap Dapiton, Barangay Captains Melanio Sanchez of Tinibgan, Metodio Barbarona of Candavid, Vincent Nalzaro of Agahay and Gregorio Duterte of Punsod.

The caravan had already served the constituencies of Bood, Busao, San Isidro, Anislag, Aliguay, Punta Cruz, Jandig, Lagtangon and Bayacabac.

The caravan will hit San Isidro on March 31 and Toril on April 2. Engr. Ma. Nenita Reyes Chiu, the town’s planner, facilitated the unique undertaking.(fcf) – March 29, 2009

Maribojoc Crafts Citizen’s Charter

MARIBOJOC – To implement the Anti-Red Tape Act of municipality will craft its own Citizen’s Charter before the end of June, this year.

Mayor Leoncio B. Evasco, Jr., in a MEMORANDUM DATED March 11, Two Thousand Nine, directed all department heads and heads of offices to follow the procedures and timelines set in a roll-out plan to ensure the attainment of deliverables.

The roll-outplan for the crafting of the Maribojoc Citizen’s Charter follows: March Twenty-four to Thirty-one – Per Agency Workshop for the Services Flow Charts: April One – Executive Meeting for the Presentation and Study of the Services and Transactions;

April Two to Eight – Per Agency Workshop for the Integration of the Feedback’s; April Thirteen – Final Presentation and Critiquing of Agency’s CiCha Component; April Fourteen to Twenty-Four – Consolidation, Adoption and Reproduction of CiCha; and May to June – Information-Education-Communication of the CiCha to Expected Clienteles.

Under the stewardship of Mayor Evasco, this history-rich coastal municipality is presently implementing its Mobile Barangay Caravan in Action, designed to bring the municipal government closer to the people.

Starting in Barangay Bood, the LGU functionaries brought services and shared their know-how with the residents of Busao, San Isidro, Anislag, Aliguay, Punta Cruz, Jandig, and Lagtangon.The caravan will cover all barangays by the end of this month.(fcf) – March 22, 2009

Maribojoc mulls citizen’s charter

BY THE END OF THIS YEAR, this town will have its own Citizen’s Charter (CiCha) as a way of implementing the Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007.

In a Memorandum dated March 11, Mayor Leoncio Evasco Jr. directed all department heads of offices to follow the procedures and timelines set in a roll-out plan prepared by Municipal Local Government Operations Officer Victor Lapez Jr. of the Department of the Interior and Local Government, to ensure the attainment of deliverable.

Based on the deadlines set in the roll-out plan for the crafting of Maribojoc Citizen’s Charter, an orientation conference will be conducted on March 23, at the executive level; and a workshop per agency will be on March 24-31 for the service flow charts; then an executive meeting is scheduled on April 1 for the presentation and study of the services and transactions.

On April 2-8 , a workshop per agency will be conducted for the integration of feedbacks; while on April 13 will be the final presentation and critiquing of CiCha components; and on April 14-24 the proponents will do the consolidation, adoption and reproduction of CiCha to expected clientele.

Meanwhile, the administration of Mayor Evasco continues to implement one if its flagship programs – – the Mobile Barangay Caravan in Action , designed to bring the municipal government closer to the people.

Starting to the people.

Starting at barangay Bood, the Municipal officials personally reached out to the people and bring public at their doorsteps.

They had also interacted with the residents of barangays Busao, San Isidro, Anislag, Aliguay, Punta Cruz, Jandig and Lagtangon.

By the end of this month, they would have covered all the barangays.(fcf)