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Dumaguete City, PhilippinesFriday, October 11, 2013
Negros Oriental
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Outreach for diabetics set Sunday

Negrense heads audit
body on Kalahi-CIDSS
BY JUDY F. PARTLOW

The newly-elected representative of stakeholders to the Millennium Challenge Account Philippines, or MCA-P, Board of Trustees, is from Barangay Tabon, Vallehermoso town, Negros Oriental and a volunteer of the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services project in Central Visayas.

Alfredo Lera Jr., was chosen during a recent gathering of about 48 stakeholders, community leaders, members of non-government and civil society organizations and private sectors from all over the country, Simeon Remata III of the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Region 7 said.

MCA-P is the office that handles the funds of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the funding agency created by the US Congress currently funding the implementation of the Kalahi-CIDSS under the DSWD.

Stars grace Buglasan Festival

GMA Television stars Marian Rivera and Lovi Poe will attend the Buglasan Festival of Negros Oriental today and tomorrow, a press release from the station said.

Rivera will be at the Robinsons Dumaguete City 4 p.m. today, for the Kapuso mall show, and Poe will lead the cast of “Akin Pa Rin Ang Bukas” in the Buglasan parade at 2 p.m. tomorrow. Joining her on the float are co-stars Rocco Nacino, Steven Silva and Ruru Madrid, the press release also said.

At 7 p.m. that day, they will be joined by Gladys Guevarra for the “Kapuso Night” variety show at the Sidlakang Negros Village, also in Dumaguete, the press release added.*

Outreach for
diabetics set Sunday

The provincial government of Negros Oriental, in cooperation with the Diocese of Dumaguete and the Australian organization, Insulin for Life, for all diabetics in the province, will hold a medical mission at the Lamberto Macias Sports Complex in Dumaguete City Sunday.

Organizers of the medical mission will distribute free insulin supplies and medicines to diabetics who will come to the event. There will also be a blood sugar testing starting at 6 a.m., a press release from the Capitol said.

A lecture on diabetic diet and complications will also be held. Apart from diabetics, the elderly, pregnant women, the obese, the hypertensive and those who are at risk of having diabetes are encouraged to attend the medical mission, the press release said.

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