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DOH, PHO urge stakeholders to support firecrackers injury decrease in Camarines Norte

DAET, Camarines Norte, September 5, 2016 (PIA) -- The Department of Health (DOH)  provincial health team and the Provincial Health Office (PHO) here urged stakeholders to support the Aksyon Paputok Injury Reduction (APIR) campaign in this province during the orientation held here recently.


DOH Bicol Development Management Office chief Martha Carmen R. Bacuño said that the APIR aims to increase awareness on the prevention of injury cause by firecrackers during holiday season.

She said that the measure is in accordance with Republic Act 7183 or an act regulating the sale, manufacture, distribution and use of firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices.

DOH has recorded in Bicol region a total of 123 firecrackers victims in 2015 higher than 89 in 2014. Of the total Camarines Norte have 10 firecrackers victims last year which is lower compared to 14 cases in 2014.

She said that the DOH aims for zero casualy this year on the holiday season on December.

Stakeholders have formulated plans for the fireworks and firecrackers injury prevention campaign 2016 in line with their mandates.

Among these were: DOH on advocacy, health promotion, surveillance and health facilities; Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) on issuance of Memo Circular to the local government units; Philippine National Police (PNP) on enforcement of RA 7183; Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on safety requirements; Department of Education (DepEd) on health education, Philippine Information Agency (PIA) on information dissemination and Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) on fire safety inspection.

Meanwhile, Dra. Jocelyn Iraola of the DOH here discussed the Duterte Health Agenda (DAHA) wherein strategies are universal health insurance coverage, establishing service delivery network and addressing the triple burden of the disease.

She also cited health programs target in 100 day and 200 day timeframe under DAHA to attain “All for Health Towards Health for All”. (MAL/RBM-PIA5/Camarines Norte) 

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