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Cotabato City receives 10 barangay health stations from MOH-BARMM

COTABATO CITY – The Ministry of Health of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (MOH-BARMM) will construct 10 barangay health stations in this city soon.
This was announced in a press conference on Tuesday, July 19, by Officer-in-Charge Minister Zul Qarneyn Abas of the MOH-BARMM.

The barangay health stations will be built in Barangays Kalanganan I and II; Bucana Mother Kalanganan, Rosary Heights III, V, and VIII; Poblacion III, VI, and IX, and Bagua III.  Each station will cost P2.5 million.

Abas said each of the concerned barangays will also receive P500,000 worth of health facility equipment. 

The City Health Office, meanwhile, will receive equipment worth P3 million.

“The equipment will include autoclave, bed plain with mattress, blood pressure apparatus, cervical inspection set, cord dressing set, dressing cart, otoscope, emergency light, examining light, examining table with stirrup, instrument cabinet, instrument table, instrument tray with cover 18/8 stainless steel, IV stand, medicine cabinet, minor surgical set/cut down set, nebulizer, oxygen tank 50L, oxygen therapy set, peak flow meter, resuscitator manual for adult and pediatric, revolving stool, stethoscope adult, weighing scale with height measuring stick for adult, and wheelchair,” Abas said.

All these are part of the efforts of the MOH in enhancing the health services in the city through its Tiyakap Bangsamoro Kalusugan Program (TBKP) and Health Facility Enhancement Program (HFEP).

“We will have a meeting with the City Health Office to introduce the MOH programs,” Abas said.