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BARMM lawmakers pour in P157-million health projects for constituents

MARAWI CITY (PIA)–Several lawmakers from the regional parliament poured in P157 million worth of different health projects that will benefit the Bangsamoro constituents across the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

Among the projects, all funded from the 2021 Transitional Development Impact Fund (TDIF) of previous and present members of the parliament (MP), were land ambulances, mobile clinics, incentives for barangay health workers (BHW), essential medicines, COVID-19 testing kits, and barangay health stations, among others.

In no particular order, the MPs were Khadafeh Mangudadatu, Baintan Adil-Ampatuan, Faiz Alauddin, Lanang Ali Jr., Abdullah Hashim, Abdulrauf Macacua, Abdulmuhmin Mujahid, Ali Sangki, Aida Silongan, Paisalin Tago, Nabil Tan, Akmad Abas, Haron Abas, Narciso Ekey, Muslima Asmawil, Musa Diamla, Mudjib Abu, Susana Anayatin, Mohammad Zainoden Bato, Diamila Disimban-Ramos, Abduladzis Al-haj Esmael, Mussolini Lidasan, Sittie Shahara Mastura, Maestro Celes Salik, Sahie Udjah, Melanio Ulama, Hatimil Hassan, Rasul Ismael, Muslimin Jakilan, and Ziaur-Rahman Adiong.

Deputy Health Minister Dr. Zul Qarneyn Abas thanked the members of parliament who dedicated their projects to improving the region’s health sector.

“This is the response of the members of the parliament to the health needs of the Bangsamoro constituents,” Abas said, citing that the regional government needs to invest more in health.

Recently, 11 ambulances were on display inside the government center in Cotabato City while they waited to be sent to the people who needed them.Six ambulances were already turned over to the province of Basilan.

Health Minister Dr. Rizaldy Piang said that all these projects are part of the Government of the Day’s collective effort to address the health needs of the Bangsamoro.

“This is a sign that our government is responsive to the needs of our community,” Piang said.

Piang and BARMM Senior Minister Abdulraof Macacua also led the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the provision of land ambulances.

MOH regularly involves the parliament in various health initiatives to ensure that the health services they are providing are complemented. (BIO/PIA-10 Lanao del Sur)

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