Asingan conducts anti-rabies vaccination

April 17, 2017 at 6:09 pm Leave a comment

By Virgilio Sar. Maganes
ASINGAN- Dogs and cats in Bobonan village here received their anti-rabies vaccination on April 4 from the agricultural technicians of the Municipal Agriculture Office (MAO) who were accompanied by police officers headed by OIC-Chief of Police P/Chief Inspector Junmar C. Gonzales.
The vaccination activities were timed withthe graduation ceremonies of Bobonan Elementary School during which the group was able to convey the information to the village people.
The activity was in line with the National Rabies Prevention and Control Program, which is Rabies Free Philippines by 2020, in coordination with the Department of Health (DOH) Regional Office I and Provincial Health Office (PHO) of Pangasinan.
Mayor Heidee Ganigan- Chua said the anti-rabies vaccination is done annually in this town to protect the townspeople from rabies virus carried by dogs and cats.
” While we love to have dogs and cats as house pets, they also pose health hazards to us if they carry the rabies virus. Rabies could kill. They attack the human nervous system,” she said.

The MAO technicians urged the people to watch their dogs and cats and if possible have them vaccinated with anti-rabies, which is free of charge from the municipal government.
The anti-rabies vaccination will be carried out in all villages of this town.
Mayor Abrenica launched ‘ Angat Pangkabuhayan Project’
By Virgilio Sar. Maganes
VILLASIS- The municipal government  headed by Mayor Nonato S. Abrenica launched recently a livelihood assistance program known as ” Angat Pangakabuhayan Project 2017″ for micro and small scale business owners.
Abrenica said the project was aimed to help the business owners expand their economic activities, which will increase their income.
” The economic growth of the town relies more on the presence of micro and small scale businesses. These are the ones that propel economic growth of the town. By inducing additional capital to them, their businesses will expand,” Abrenica said who is a known businessman before he entered politics.
Under the scheme, micro and small scale business owners should first secure business permits issued by the municipal government to show proofs that they own businesses in the town.
According to Lilibeth Abrenica, the town’s Municipal Social Welfare and Development Officer, whose office supervises the said livelihood program, there are 250 beneficiaries of the said project doing business activities at the public market and the wholesale area (bagsakan).
“Each beneficiary will receive P5,000.00 as initial loan with zero interest. The beneficiary will remit P50.00 daily until the P5,000.00 will be fully paid,” she said.
She further said that sufficient cash flow will be provided to the “Angat Pangkabuhayan Project”

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