PHO SUPPORTS MENDEZ’ 2ND BUNTIS CONGRESS

Cavite Provincial Health Office (PHO) supported the 2ndBuntis Congress dubbed as “Happy day, para kay Mommy and Baby” of the Local Government of Mendez-Nuñez spearheaded by the Municipal Health Office (MHO) with their head, Dr. Rosalina Veridiano on May 29, 2019 at the Municipal Covered Court. Almost a hundred pregnant women from the municipality attended the gathering and underwent HIV screening and oral prophylaxis rendered by the medical and dental team of PHO. Highlight of the event was the Ms. Ganda Mo Teh 2019, a beauty contest for pregnant women. Ms. Jean Vera Gueco from Anuling Lejos was crowned as Ms. Ganda Mo Teh 2019, Ms. Mary Jane Nero from Brgy. Asis and Ms. Milka Esguerra of Poblacion 7 got the 1st runner-up and 2nd runner-up, respectively. Winners received cash prize and gift packs from Megasoft Company and the MHO. An audio-visual presentation on family planning, breastfeeding and safe motherhood was also shown to raise awareness among the mothers who were present at the event. Dr. Jose N. Auditor, Municipal Administrator and Dr. Veridiano, emphasized in their message the importance of prenatal visit, nutrition during pregnancy, benefits of exclusive breastfeeding, family planning and responsible parenthood.