MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, July 25 (PIA) – Grooming local doctors in hope to install permanent medical officers here, the local government unit of Mambajao is offering scholarship assistance to constituents eager to pursue studies and careers in the field of medicine.
The LGU initially sets aside P400,000.00 fund for the program, with corresponding approved ordinance.
Mayor Maria Luisa D. Romualdo invites interested students to take this opportunity, not only to further themselves but to be of service to the community as well.
This is hoped to address the recurring problem of finding doctors that are willing to work and stay in public health service.
Meanwhile, a P1.5 million budget was also appropriated this year from the Special Education Fund (SEF) to strengthen the public elementary and secondary schools.(JCV/PIA)
MAMBAJAO, CAMIGUIN, October 12 (PIA) – More than 400 senior citizens and person with disabilities (PWDs) availed of the mobile birth certificate reconstruction and registration here, during the “Makanunayong Serbisyo Alang sa Katawhan” (MSAK) barangay visits.
MSAK is a regular program of the local government of Mambajao, bringing basic government services to the barangays.
This year, it was expanded to cover civil registration services, with special focus on the senior citizens, where most records were destroyed by the Japanese occupation, volcanic eruption, and termites.
The outreach started off last August until this month to cover all 15 barangays in Mambajao.
Editha B. Moosreiner, Municipal Civil Registrar said this is their way of honoring the elderly and those with disabilities, in time for the “Elderly Filipino Week Celebration” on October 1-7 and the “Senior Citizens Month Celebration” last September.
The MSAK program also brings in services like the medical, dental, feeding, seeding distribution, even hair and facial make-over. It is the government’s way of giving back to the people, what the people need. (JCV/PIA)
MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, July 9 (PIA) — Mayor Maria Luisa D. Romualdo is targetting to up the municipality of Mambajao from a third class into a second-class municipality before her term ends.
The mayor expressed this in her State of the Municipality Address (SOMA) on Friday, July 5 at the Camiguin Convention Center.
“This may sound ambitious, but it is our fervent dream for Mambajao. Yes, there are a lot of things that need to be done and we have no intention of leaving it undone. We will make sure that all programs that have been started will be sustained, as this will speak loudly of our leadership and political will,” she said.
Romualdo likewise encouraged every Mambajaonon to do their social obligation and responsibility as the progress and development of the town will be dependent on the synergy of competent and responsible leaders and constituents.
The local government unit (LGU) now programmed to reorganize all its special local bodies to ensure success in all its advocacy, as well as, put equal emphasis on the enforcement of policies and ordinances passed.
It also acknowledges the viability in Public Private Partnership (PPP) for the realization of the proposed commercial arcade.
“Transparency in all aspects is our guiding principle, through this I believe there will always be smooth flow of progress and development in Mambajao,” Romualdo added.
Meanwhile, the town is also among the recipient municipalities of the bottom-up-budgeting of the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) with P8 million capitalization to be implemented in 2013 and another P15 million capitalization for 2014. This will help facilitate allocations on various programs, projects and activities relative to poverty alleviation in all sectors. (PIA)