7.01.2013

NKTI-REDCOP: Orientation on Deceased Organ Donation held in Butuan City

Some 150 barangay health workers from Butuan City and its neighboring municipalities within Caraga region are shown here participating in the orientation on deceased organ donation, held at the Dotties Place Hotel, Butuan City. The activity, dubbed “Advocacy on Deceased Organ Donation,” is spearheaded by the Department of Health (DOH) through the National Center for Disease Prevention and Control (NCDPC), Philippine Organ Donation and Transplantation Program (PODTP), and the Philippine Network for Organ Sharing (PhilNOS), in cooperation with the Philippine Information Agency (PIA), and is aimed at informing the public especially the health workers on issues and concerns regarding organ donation. (GMC/Jennifer P. Gaitano, PIA-Caraga)
Photo shows the personnel of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Caraga including Regional Director Abner Caga (wearing barong) signify to donate all of their organs after death such as kidneys, heart, pancreas, eyes, cornea, lungs, liver and bones. Also in photo is Ms. Abigail Raposas (wearing black shirt), a registered nurse and Philippine Network for Organ Sharing (PhilNOS) Transplant Coordinator. (GMC/Jennifer P. Gaitano, PIA-Caraga)
Photo shows some barangay health workers in Butuan City and its neighboring municipalities within Caraga region signing up in the list as individuals who are willing to donate their organs after death such as kidneys, heart, pancreas, eyes, cornea, lungs, liver and bones, held recently at the Dotties Place Hotel, Butuan City. (GMC/Jennifer P. Gaitano, PIA-Caraga)

NKTI-REDCOP: Press Conference on Organ Donation & Kidney Transplant held in Butuan City

From left to right: Philippine Network for Organ Sharing (PhilNOS) Assistant Program Manager Dr. Marie Angeline Gumba; Philippine Organ Donation and Transplantation Program/PhilNOS Program Manager Dr. Antonio Paraiso; and Dr. Romina Rusillon, Adult Nephrologist in Caraga are shown here as panelists during the press conference on Organ Donation and Kidney Transplant, held recently at the Dotties Place Hotel, Butuan City. (GMC/Jennifer P. Gaitano, PIA-Caraga)
Photo shows some media personalities in Butuan City during the press conference on Organ Donation and Kidney Transplant with the panelists - Philippine Network for Organ Sharing (PhilNOS) Assistant Program Manager Dr. Marie Angeline Gumba; Philippine Organ Donation and Transplantation Program/PhilNOS Program Manager Dr. Antonio Paraiso; and Dr. Romina Rusillon, Adult Nephrologist in Caraga, held recently at the Dotties Place Hotel, Butuan City. (GMC/Jennifer P. Gaitano, PIA-Caraga)

115th Philippine Independence Day Celebration in Butuan City


Local officials and employees of government agencies in Butuan City join together in celebration of the 115th Philippine Independence Day, held recently at the city’s Guingona Park. (GMC/Jennifer P. Gaitano, PIA-Caraga)
The employees of government agencies and students from different schools of Butuan City are shown here participating in the parade as part of the 115th Philippine Independence Day celebration, held recently at the city’s Guingona Park. (GMC/Jennifer P. Gaitano, PIA-Caraga)
Lawyer Ernie Palanan (left), Butuan City election officer, together with City Mayor Ferdinand Amante, Jr (center) and Vice Mayor Angelo Calo (right) are shown here awarding the plaques of appreciation to election partners from different government agencies in recognition of their invaluable support and cooperation that greatly contributed in the successful conduct of the May 13, 2013 National and Local elections. The event, which was held at Guingona Park, formed part of the 115th Philippine Independence Day celebration in Butuan City. (GMC/Jennifer P. Gaitano, PIA-Caraga)
Butuan City Commission on Elections (Comelec) Officer Atty. Ernie Palanan, together with City Mayor Ferdinand Amante, Jr and Vice Mayor Angelo Calo hand-over the plaque of recognition to Regional Director Abner Caga of the Philippine information Agency (PIA) Caraga for being an active partner in providing accurate, timely and relevant election-related information to the public. (GMC/Jennifer P. Gaitano, PIA-Caraga)

Nehemiah Teams & Butuan Habitat for Humanity Inc. courtesy call with Mayor Ferdinand Amante Jr.

The Nehemiah Teams (in green shirt) from United States of America joins other guests and officials of Butuan Habitat for Humanity in performing the ‘ethnic welcome dance’ during their arrival and courtesy call with Mayor Ferdinand Amante Jr, held recently at the Butuan City Mayor’s Office. (GMC/Jennifer P. Gaitano, PIA-Caraga)

The Nehemiah Teams from United States of America with Butuan City Mayor Ferdinand Amante Jr (wearing grey barong) and officials of Butuan Habitat for Humanity pose for posterity during the teams’ arrival and courtesy call at the city mayor’s office. (GMC/Jennifer P. Gaitano, PIA-Caraga)
Personnel of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) Caraga are shown here interviewing Mr. Exequiel Dacanay Jr, Nehemiah Teams Supervisor, held recently during the teams’ arrival and courtesy call at the city mayor’s office. (GMC/Jennifer P. Gaitano, PIA-Caraga)

BHFHI's turn-over of the newly-constructed Multi-Purpose Hall in Christ the King, Ambago, Butuan City

 Photo shows the members of Butuan Habitat for Humanity Incorporated with other guests from government agencies during the turn-over of the newly-constructed Multi-Purpose Hall in Christ the King, Ambago, Butuan City. The building will be used by the senior citizens, young adults and children where they can gather together for their community activities. (GMC/Jennifer P. Gaitano, PIA-Caraga)

 Some young volunteers from the Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity/Sorority in Father Saturnino Urios University receive their Certificate of Appreciation from officials of Butuan Habitat for Humanity Incorporated for their continued volunteerism and support to the organization, during the turn-over of the newly-constructed Multi-Purpose Hall in Christ the King, Ambago, Butuan City. (GMC/Jennifer P. Gaitano, PIA-Caraga)
 With tears of joy, Mr. and Mrs. Taganile, one of the New Home partners in Kinamlutan, Butuan City are shown here expressing their happiness to the officials of Butuan Habitat for Humanity Incorporated, Angelo King Foundation, and volunteers for giving them a home to live in. The couple promised to take care of the house provided to them. (JPG/Gerie Mae G. Coco, PIA-Caraga)
 Photo shows the newly-constructed Multi-Purpose Hall in Christ the King, Ambago, Butuan City donated by the Butuan Habitat for Humanity Incorporated. (GMC/Jennifer P. Gaitano, PIA-Caraga)


Habitat for Humanity Philippines-Davao City Area Manager Atty. Jun-Jun Sawadjaan stresses that the main aim of the Habitat is to bring people together and to build houses in union for the unprivileged people in the community with partner-stakeholders. "I will be back here in Butuan and with the Angelo King Foundation, we are committed to give more projects for the benefit of our people in the community here and even outside Butuan," he said. (GMC/Jennifer P. Gaitano, PIA-Caraga)