TUBO ANIMAL BITE TREATMENT CENTER
Today, the Municipality of Tubo, Abra headed by Mayor Guilbert P. Ballangan, together with the nearby municipalities namely Manabo, Boliney, and Luba launches today the TUBO ANIMAL BITE TREATMENT CENTER. The Tubo Rural Health Unit received its accreditation as animal bite treatment center last February 6, 2017 after the application for certification from the Department of Health (DOH) and application from PHILHEALTH has been approved and after the training of DR. JORDAN DONGGA-AS, Doctor to the Barrio assigned in Tubo, on Animal Bite Management.
The TUBO ANIMAL BITE TREATMENT CENTER is the only Rural Health Unit in Abra that was accredited as bite treatment center. In fact, it is second to Abra Provincial Hospital (APH) in Abra to be accredited as Animal Bite Center in the entire province. The TUBO ANIMAL BITE TREATMENT CENTER will cater to the needs of animal bites to the constituents of Manabo, Boliney, Luba, Tubo, and the nearby municipalities.
This launching program of the TUBO ANIMAL BITE TREATMENT CENTER was clustered with the celebration of World Rabies Day. The office of Municipal Agriculture particularly the Veterinary office headed by Dr. Dick Joaquin conducted vaccination of animals.
Recognized guest key functionaries attending the event are the following:
|MS. TERESITA D. FOMAN-EG||DMO V, PDOH|
|JOSEPHINE W. COPANUT||DMO IV Tubo, Abra|
|MARLENE A. ROSETE||DMO IV|
|DR. JOEL B. BELENO||MHO Manabo|
|MS. PRINCESS MAE S. STIMSON||Nurse II Boliney|
Participation of health personnel of Manabo, Luba, and Boliney is also recognized together with the Barangay Health Workers of Tubo, all health personnel of Tubo headed by DR. JORDAN DONGGA-AS, Tubo Muncipal Police Station (TMPS) headed by PSI Facundo Guinsad, COMELEC TUBO headed by Marcelino Pe Benito, Municipal Employees, Sangunian Bayan headed by Vice Mayor Johnny Gattud, and the community people of Tubo.