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PIA Press Release
2007/09/20

NVizcaya solon to celebrate natal day with medical-dental mission

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya (September 21) Congressman Carlos Padilla here will be celebrating his 63rd birthday with a medical-dental mission in a remote village in Dupax del Sur town on Saturday(September 22).

"The congressman's birthday is September 19. But as a tradition, he celebrates his birthday with the company of his constituents through a medical and dental mission," said Sonny Lugares, one of the close allies of Padilla in the province.

The medical-dental mission, Lugares said will be held within the elementary school of barangay Banila, some 10 kilometers from Dupax del Sur town proper.

The services which will be offered among the indigents will be tooth extraction, physical check up, distribution of free medicines and circumscision among others.

Lugares said several wheelchairs will also be distributed to disabled persons and indigents in the village.

A gift giving activity for the villagers will also be done during the day-long affair. (PIA NVizcaya)

DILG, CHR ink MOA to strengthen human rights centers

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya (September 20) -- The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) are working double time to reactivate and strengthen the existing Barangay Human Rights Action Centers(BHRAC) in Cagayan Valley.

The effort is in pursuant to a Memorandum Circular 94-194 in October 27, 1994 establishing the HRACs nationwide.

However, despite the 7,270 BHRACs established in the country, only 2,343 have been functional.

In March 15, 2006, the CHR and the DILG issued a resolution calling for the revitalization and strengthening of the BHRACs inorder to address all human rights concerns at the barangay level.

"We are really doing every effort in reactivating our BHRACs so that human rights will be promoted and advocated within the barangay level and we hope to complete this the soonest possible time," Luis Danao, DILG provincial director for Nueva Vizcaya said.

Danao also expressed his gratitude for the support of the provincial government by providing an office within the provincial capitol to house their Provincial Human Rights Action Center.

"This is the first HRAC office that was put up in Cagayan Valley," he said. (PIA NVizcaya) [top]

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