Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Social Development

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.

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