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Friday, 31 July 2020 08:34

Institutionalization of Health Leadership and Governance Colloquium in Sarangani

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (July 31, 2020) – Sarangani provincial officials and health staff take a pose during the Institutionalization of Health Leadership and Governance Colloquium via virtual conference on July 29 at Greenleaf Hotel. The event primarily tackled the different health outputs that have been implemented and will be put up in Sarangani particularly health outputs on the mortality; maternal and child health; other programs like TB; sanitation; and dengue- which are component parts being monitored under the Health Leadership and Governance Program (HLGP). Dr. Arvin Alejandro, provincial health officer, said “the HLGP was rolled out and is being adopted by the DOH because of the studies conducted by the Zuellig Family Foundation that when leadership governance is strengthened this will serve as the catalyst of a good outcome in the LGUs”. He added “this is already a second module which was started last 2017 because the former module was already done in 2016 and it was continued being the pilot module wherein a Deep Dive was included in the programs and activities”. The event has also an objective of creating a vision to be shared to all and collectively come up with unified interventions to address different health issues. (Jake Narte-Joshua John S. Pantonial/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

Friday, 31 July 2020 08:33

Dr. De Peralta: Own problem and solve it

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (July 31, 2020) – Sarangani Vice Governor Elmer De Peralta speaks during the Institutionalization of Health Leadership and Governance Colloquium on July 29 at Greenleaf Hotel. In connection with the event, De Peralta shared his experiences and learnings as part of the Health Leadership and Governance Program when he was still the municipal health officer of Kiamba. He shared that “in difficult times, you have to own the problem, kung ano mangyari sa LGU or your locality, hindi mo dapat ipasa yung problema sa ibang tao kasi ikaw as a leader, you have to own that problem and solve it”. In implementing the program, he also added, “it’s not only how you execute the health programs, but it is also about how to make the policy para masuportahan yung implementation nito.” (Jake Narte-Joshua John S. Pantonial/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

Thursday, 30 July 2020 16:01

Gov. Solon calls on student-athletes, parents to take on SaNSA challenge

ALABEL, Sarangani (July 30, 2020) – Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon encourages the parents and student-athletes to take on the challenge of being the pioneer of Sarangani National Sports Academy (SanSA). “I tell you,” Solon told the parents, “lig-on ang team nato para sa atong mga anak,” he said referring to the SaNSA academic staff and sports coaches, on July 29 during the Parent’s Orientation cum Ceremonial Turnover of Digital Learning Device at the Capitol gym. “I praise God for all of you. Dapat dili gyud ta mapakyas ani, walay room para mapakyas ta,” he reiterated. Solon thanked Globe for being the constant partner of the provincial government “in commerce, telecommunications and tourism promotion, and now in developing the Filipino athlete.” (Jake Narte- Jori Mae Samillano/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

Thursday, 30 July 2020 16:01

Globe donates 80 mobile phones, SIM cards, P0.64M prepaid cards

ALABEL, Sarangani (July 30, 2020) - Eric Bergavera (extreme left), security manager of Globe-Mindanao, turns over one of the 80 units of mobile phones, SIM cards and at least P640,000 worth of prepaid cards to Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon (2nd from left), Mayor Vic Paul Salarda (2nd from right), and Donna Panes (extreme right), Curriculum Implementation Division (CID) chief and concurrent school head of Sarangani National Sports Academy (SaNSA), on July 29. The ceremonial turn-over of the P1.4 million worth of support is the result of the partnership of Globe, the provincial government of Sarangani, and DepEd Sarangani Division to help student-athletes, teachers and coaches cope with the challenges of the new normal. The gadgets will be used or “borrowed” by the student-athletes and their parents to aid them in getting information and learning materials they need when classes start. It will also provide a platform for the online academic and sports training sessions. (Jake Narte – Jori Mae Samillano/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

Thursday, 30 July 2020 16:00

Mayor Salarda: Full support for SaNSA, SSTC from host municipality

ALABEL, Sarangani (July 30, 2020) – Mayor Vic Paul Salarda expresses his delight for Sarangani National Sports Academy (SaNSA) and Sarangani Sports and Training Center (SSTC) to be established in his municipality and will benefit most of his constituents. “Being the mayor of the host municipality, together with our good governor and vice governor, we pledge our full support for this program para sa mga kabataang atleta ng Sarangani,” Salarda said on July 29 during the Parent’s Orientation cum Ceremonial Turnover of Digital Learning Device at the Capitol gym. Salarda said Alabel “is set to purchase four units/packages of LR on WHEeLS devices and three units of duplicating machines” in preparation for the opening of classes in August. (Jake Narte- Jori Mae Samillano/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

Thursday, 30 July 2020 16:00

Parent’s Orientation cum Ceremonial Turnover of Digital Learning Device

ALABEL, Sarangani (July 30, 2020) – Donna Panes, Curriculum Implementation Division (CID) chief and concurrent school head of Sarangani National Sports Academy (SaNSA), speaks before parents and guests during the Parent’s Orientation cum Ceremonial Turnover of Digital Learning Device on July 29 at the Capitol gym. “Very important nga naa diri ang mga ginikanan karon, kay aron mabal-an nato kung unsa ang role and functions sa bawat ginikanan nga naay estudyante sa SaNSA. Ako gyud ginahangyo nga ang tanan ginikanan mag-assist jud sa ilang mga anak kay dako gyud kaayo ang challenge nato karon,” Panes told the parents. Panes stressed that the parents will play the “biggest role” in the new normal learning process of the students, and not the teachers. “Kini nga programa pioneer ni and we can’t afford to fail kay milyones ang investment diri, and kamo ang pinakabulahan nga nauna,” she added. (Jake Narte- Jori Mae Samillano/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

Monday, 27 July 2020 08:35

Sarangani targets increased collection

ALABEL, Sarangani (July 27, 2020) – Amelia Catolico, acting revenue generation division chief, presents the accomplishments and targets of the Revenue Generation for the first semester of 2020 during the awarding and appreciation rites for revenue generators on July 24 at the Capitol gymnasium. Catolico said “as the acting revenue generation division chief, there are a lot of plans and strategies na we’ve set for the second semester for this year”. She added “we are also planning to have more strategies and of course we want that all the field workers, collectors and checkers to move into one boat to sail towards a common goal and that is of course to increase collection and to sustain a God-centered governance”. Catolico also encouraged all the members of the Revenue Generation “to keep the team effort in order to achieve teamwork”. Catolico added, “through this event, we’re so glad na kahit papaano, we can acknowledge and reciprocate the efforts of our revenue generators.” (Martin Fernando Bernad Jr. - Joshua John S. Pantonial/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

Monday, 27 July 2020 08:34

Revenue generators take center stage

ALABEL, Sarangani (July 27, 2020) – Eliza Cania (left), acting provincial treasurer, and Amelia Catolico (right), acting revenue generation division chief, hands over the tokens and certificate of appreciation to Jose Diani (center), from the Provincial Treasurer’s Office during the awarding and appreciation rites for revenue generators on July 24 at the Capitol gymnasium. Revenue generators are assigned to different municipalities in Sarangani and are tasked to collect revenues from different local sources such as real property tax, sand and gravel tax, delivery van tax, amusement tax, franchise tax and publication tax. Catolico said “didto ni sila naka-assign sa field kay naay business engagement didto so ang ilang trabaho, for example is to go over the delivery receipts gikan sa extraction sa mga graba or balas gikan sa river bed. They are going to base on the number of cubic ana sa karga and even ang authenticity sa karga sa truck”. Catolico added, “dili lang ni sila ticket checkers, they have also become our deputy collectors, naga-check sila and at the same time naga-collect pud kay gamay ra man mi diri sa atong PTO, but despite that, we’re still moving towards our common goal which is to collect revenues.” (Martin Fernando Bernad Jr. - Joshua John S. Pantonial/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

Monday, 27 July 2020 08:34

Awarding and appreciation ceremony for revenue generators

ALABEL, Sarangani (July 27, 2020) – Eliza Cania, acting provincial treasurer, speaks during the awarding and appreciation rites for revenue generators on July 24 at the Capitol gymnasium. Cania said “this event is for the first semester of 2020, from January to June, gihatagan nato ang atong mga revenue generators og recognition sa ilahang effort to generate revenue, ilabi na karon sa panahon sa COVID.” She added, “karon sa panahon sa pandemya, down kaayo ang atong morale, bisan naa ta sa pandemic, gitagaan gihapon nato og pagtagad ang ilahang efforts”. According to Cania, it was the first time to conduct an awarding and appreciation ceremony for revenue generators since 1992. Revenue Generation is a division under the Provincial Treasurer’s Office trusted in collecting local sources of revenue including real property tax, sand and gravel tax, delivery van tax, amusement tax, franchise tax and publication tax. (Martin Fernando Bernad Jr. - Joshua John S. Pantonial/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

Monday, 27 July 2020 08:33

Sarangani’s revenue generators recognized

ALABEL, Sarangani (July 27, 2020) – Members of the Revenue Generation Division composed of the Provincial Treasurer, Administrator, Environment and Natural Resources, and Engineering offices take a pose during the awarding and appreciation rites for revenue generators on July 24 at the Capitol gymnasium. The event was conducted to give appreciation to the labor and efforts exerted by the revenue generators in the province for the first semester of 2020. Eliza Cania, acting provincial treasurer, said “we conducted this one to give appreciation sa atong field workers who have exerted efforts in collecting taxes doon sa ating local sources of revenue and in this way, at least kahit papano, mabigyan natin sila ng credits and motivate them to continue”. Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the event was conducted strictly following the minimum health protocols including the wearing of masks and social distancing. Board Member Benjamin Donato, Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative, also graced the event and gave his words of encouragement. (Martin Fernando Bernad Jr. - Joshua John S. Pantonial/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)ara