CAMIGUIN, September 25 (PIA)—Geared towards educating the youth on healthy lifestyle, handling relationships, responsible sexual behavior and human immunodeficiency virus/ acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), the Provincial Government of Camiguin through the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) held the third Camiguin Youth Summit with 1,030 in and out-of-school youth (OSY) participants on September 21 at the Provincial Convention Center, Mambajao, here.
Provincial Governor Maria Luisa Romualdo said holding such event is significant in addressing the current emerging issues in the province particularly on the rising teenage fertility and proliferation of HIV and AIDS.
“We now have difficulties in ensuring the continued education of our teenagers since most private schools here advise teenage mothers to transfer to other schools since they do not want such act to be followed by other students,” Romualdo said.
Thus, in the summit, the trained You-for-You (U4U) youth speakers of the Commission on Population (Popcom) thoroughly discussed Adolescent Sexuality and Reproductive Health (ASRH), and love and romantic relationships.
In the said session, the participants were reminded that adolescents and youth should not rush to be very intimate with someone he/she is romantically linked with. They should also practice responsible sexuality to avoid consequences that they may regret.
In an attempt to hold lively discussions, the topics were highlighted in stalls around the venue where the participants come in groups to get insights as well as raise their concerns to the key speakers.
The youth participants were also able to showcase their talents during the evening through the talent competition held by the provincial government. (RTP/PIA10)
CAMIGUIN, December 11 (PIA) – Aron masiguro ug maampingan ang mga Camiguingnons, partikular na ang mga operator or drayber sa motor ug ilang pasahero, gikan sa magubaon ug sa hilabihan nga makadaot nga epektong makamatay gikan sa aksidente ug bangga, ang kagamhanang lokal mag-implementar sa Motorcycle Helmet Act o Republic Act No. 10054 sugod Enero 2018.
Sa Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) Fourth Quarter Meeting niadtong Disyembre 7 sa Provincial Convention Center, si PPOC Co-Chai Jurdin Jesus Romualdo miingon nga ang tanang drayber sa motor kinahanglang magsuot ug helmet ug ang mga bata gibawalan mag-ingkod atubangan sa drayber.
“Standard protective motorcycle helmets are appropriate types of helmets for motorcycle riders that comply with the specifications issued by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) (Ang standard protective motorcycle helmets mao ang angay nga klase sa mga helmet alang sa mga drayber sa motor nga subay sa mga detalye nga giisyu sa Department of Trade and Industry (DTI),” giingon ni Romualdo dala dasig sa sa mga miyembro sa PPOC nga mutabang sa pag-apod-apod sa impormasyon kabahin sa pagsuot ug tarong nga helmet.
Alang mga bata nga gasakay sa motor, miingon si Romualdo nga dili angay para sa bisag kinsang tao nga mudrayb ug duha ka ligid nga motor nga aduna’y bata sakay sa mga pampublikong dalan diin naa’y daghang mga sakyanan, daghang kusog mudagan nga sakyanan o aduna’y speed limit nga lapas sa 60/kph nga giimplementar.
Kining mga balaod aplikable sa tanan wa’y labot kung ang pasaherong bata komportableng makab-ot sa iyang tiil ang standard foot peg sa motor ug makab-ot o mahawiran ang hawak sa drayber.(RTP/PIA10)
CAMIGUIN, December 11 (PIA) – To secure and safeguard the Camiguingnons, particularly the operators or drivers of motorcycles and their passengers, from the ruinous and extremely injurious effects of fatal or life threatening accidents and crashes, the provincial government here will strictly implement the Motorcycle Helmet Act or Republic Act No. 10054 starting January 2018.
During the Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) Fourth Quarter Meeting on December 7 at the Provincial Convention Center, PPOC Co-Chair Jurdin Jesus Romualdo said that all of the motorcycle drivers should wear helmets and minors are banned from sitting in front of a motorcycle rider.
“Standard protective motorcycle helmets are appropriate types of helmets for motorcycle riders that comply with the specifications issued by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI),” Romualdo said as he urged the members of PPOC to help in disseminating the law on wearing of proper helmet.
As for the riding minors, Romualdo said that it is unlawful for any person to drive a two-wheeled motorcycle with a child on board on public roads where there is heavy volume of vehicles, high density of fast moving vehicles or a speed limit of more than 60/kph is imposed.
These rules are applicable unless the child passenger can comfortably reach his/her feet on the standard foot peg of the motorcycle and reach around and grasp the waist of the motorcycle rider.(RTP/PIA10)
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, October 10 (PIA) – With the theme, “Threaded Together,” the Modern Nanays of Mindanao (MNM) spearheaded the region’s celebration of the International Babywearing Week (IBW) 2017 with 147 participants all over northern Mindanao on October 7, here.
The inspiration for the theme comes from the many different threads that when combined through the weaving process, form all of the carriers that many families use nowadays. All of the individual threads, once woven, create a material in the same way individuals and groups worldwide come together to create a global babywearing community.
With babywearing, Lucille Lapinid of MNM said that babies develop a sense of security and trust when they are attached to their caregivers. The act also helps in babies’ regulation of temperature, breathing and growth.
Lapinid also shared that babywearing parents are more confident and mobile as they can easily address the needs of their babies. Thus, worn babies cry less and are in a quiet alert state, which is the ideal state of learning. Babywearing also strengthens and improves both the parent and the baby’s core muscles and posture.
For her part, Nadine Casiño, founder of MNM, stresses the common babywearing errors such as the front face carry, which has no proper leg support and all weight is supported in baby’s most sensitive place, and the use of narrow-based carrier that could eventually cause hip dysplasia among babies.
Casiño also cited the misconceptions on babywearing saying that carrying a baby could not spoil him or her since birth to 1.5 years is where a child develops feelings of trust versus mistrust. Hence, if needs are met consistently, infants will develop secure attachment and will learn to trust the environment.
The MNM also stressed that babywearing could not cause bow-leggedness since such condition is pathologic and could not be caused by physical strain.
“Babies are naturally bowlegged because of the position in the womb,” Casiño said.
As for the statement, “It is tiring for a child to be in a carrier all day,” Casiño shared that a mother’s chest is the best place for the child to be. Being in a carrier means that the baby has immediate reach to everything that he or she needs such as food, warmth, movement and touch.
Different types of carriers and local sellers of such were also highlighted during the event through the IBW Library.
The IBW is a week-long opportunity to celebrate, promote, advocate for and focus media attention on the many benefits of babywearing.(RTP/PIA10)
MAMBAJAO, October 3 (PIA)—Aron mapausbaw ang makabangonan ug mabuligong pag-atiman sa persons with disabilities (PWDs), ang kagamhanang lokal diri gapahigayon sa Pa-Birthday ug panginabuhiang pagtabang nga mga programa sa probinsiya.
Uban sa kinatibuk-ang badyet nga P169,400 para sa 2017, ang Pa-Birthday nga programa galangkob sa supplemental feeding ug pagpanghatag ug reading eyeglasses sa 847 nga mga benepisyaryo gikan sa Catarman, Guinsiliban, Mahinog, Mambajao ug Sagay.
Sa kasamtangan, aduna’y 299 nga mga PWD benepisyaryo gikan sa Catarman, 202 sa Mambajao, 148 sa Mahinog, 113 sa Guinsiliban ug 85 sa Sagay.
Sa pagpahingusog sa mga PWDs aron muhimo ug oportunidad para sa ilang kaugalingon ug sa uban, ang Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-10 gahatag ug nagkalain-laing panginabuhiang pagtabang sa sektor sama sa produksyon sa sako bag, trapo ug kurtina diin ni-alokarang departamento ug P250,000 alang sa 24 ka mga benepisyaryo.
Ang DOLE gahatag usab ug indibidwal nga panginabuhiang pagtabang nga mupahiluna sa 10 ka mga benepisyaryo kada munisipyo.
Para sa tuig 2017, ang kagamhanang lokal nag-alokar ug P339,560 para sa mga programa, kalihokan, proyekto ug serbisyo alang sa mga PWDs.(RTP/PIA10)