Iloilo PESO named best in WV

By: Jayrel Encontro Continuing its excellence in public employment service, the Iloilo province through Public Employment Service Office (PESO) was adjudged best in Western Visayas for 1st Class Provincial Category during the 2016 Regional Search for Best PESO (SBP) by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) recently. Francisco Heler Jr. PESO Iloilo chief, attributed […]

DOLE Clinic visits Caluya

THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has brought its services to the far-flung island-town of Caluya in Antique recently. Around 150 townsfolk gathered at Caluya town hall and availed of various DOLE services through DOLE Clinic. Lorraine S. Villegas, DOLE Antique Field Office head, facilitated the program. DOLE also brought the clinic to one […]

Ugsad backs city’s Council of Women

By: Dana Lee M. Durana Ugsad Regional Gender Resource Center-Western Visayas, one of the extension networks coordinated by UP Visayas’ Gender and Development Program was appointed as GAD Consultant of the newly-formed Iloilo City Council of Women (ICCW). Dr. Mary Barby P. Badayos-Jover, GDP director and coordinator of Ugsad GRC, attended the Council’s oathtaking and induction […]

Consortium to hold Fiesta 2017 in Cabatuan

The Farmers and Industry Encounters through Science and Technology Agenda (Fiesta) 2017 is set Aug. 21-24, 2017 in Cabatuan, Iloilo. Organized by the Western Visayas Agriculture, Aquatic and Resources Research and Development Consortium (WESVAARRDEC), the event will provide opportunity to farmers and other stakeholders to learn more about the country’s oldest research and development consortium […]

PSA to conduct nationwide health survey

THE Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA-6) called on the public to participate in the 2017 National Demographic Health Survey (NDHS). Fred Sollesta, PSA-6 regional director, said the data from the survey are important for policy makers and administrators in the planning and monitoring the changes in population, health and nutrition of Filipinos. “The PSA solicits the […]

GBP trains barangay health workers

Global Business Power Corporation (GBP) subsidiaries Panay Energy Development Corporation (PEDC) and Panay Power Corporation (PPC) recently hosted training for its partner Barangay Health Workers (BHW). In collaboration with the Department of Family and Community Medicine of West Visayas State University – College of Medicine, this year’s training focused on Basic Symptom Control: the history […]