Intensified blood donation drive boosts access to blood bags in Maguindanao and nearby areas

Intensified blood donation drive boosts access to blood bags in Maguindanao and nearby areas Cotabato City (Feb. 8, 2017) – The National Voluntary Blood Services Program (NVBSP) of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s Department of Health (DOH-ARMM) launches the first of its four blood-letting activities this year at the DOH-ARMM Center here on Wednesday,…

ARMM and partners to remove water hyacinth build-up in Maguindanao-Midsayap-Cotabato Area

ARMM and partners to remove water hyacinth build-up in Maguindanao-Midsayap-Cotabato Area Cotabato City (Feb. 6, 2017) – Officials of government agencies, including those under the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), were convened on Monday, February 6, at the Office of the Regional Governor for a coordination meeting on the current build-up of water hyacinth…

Poverty incidence in ARMM eases in 2015

Poverty incidence in ARMM eases in 2015 Cotabato City (February 2, 2017) – Latest data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) show poverty incidence in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) in 2015 at 53.7%, or 2.1 percentage points improvement from the 55.8% recorded in 2012. The PSA report provides estimates of poverty incidence…