While more communities in the province have gained access to improved drinking water sources and power over the past years, the province is shelling out more funds as it intends to reach a hundred percent mark in terms of access to portable water supply and increase in the number of energized households.
In addition, as it takes seriously the responsibility for sanitation,
the province also targets a hundred percent mark in the provision of
sanitary toilets to families.
Meanwhile, as the provincial government intensifies tourism
development of the province, projects for cultural preservation and
heritage development were also outlined. These are the upgrading of the
tourism complex facilities, which houses the SubanganMusuem,
construction and rehabilitation of others structures in Aliwagwag
Eco-Park in Cateel, Pusan Point in Caraga, and Cape San Agustin in
Governor Generoso, among others.
In terms of health services, Governor Malanyaon said that in addition
to the funds channeled by the Department of Health for the construction
of the third building of the Davao Oriental Medical Center’s, the
provincial government is also providing P10 million counterpart funds
for the improvement of Barangay Health Facilities.
“The operations of Davao Oriental Provincial Medical Center and the
hospitals in Cateel, Manay, Governor Generoso and Lupon shall also be
provided with adequate funds intended for medicines and medical
supplies, among others,” she said.