MP Saliga files bill to upgrade South Upi Municipal Hospital in Maguindanao

COTABATO CITY — Bangsamoro Parliament Member Romeo Saliga has filed a measure in the Bangsamoro Parliament that would upgrade the existing South Upi Municipal Hospital in Maguindanao from ten to twenty-five-bed capacity. The proposed bill also called for upgrading the hospital’s existing facilities following the national standards set by the Bureau of Health Facilities and…

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BARMM, European Union launch P1.5-billion Support to Bangsamoro Transition (SUBATRA) Programme

COTABATO CITY — The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao and the delegation of the European Union to the Philippines launched the five-year P1.5-billion Support to Bangsamoro Transition (SUBATRA) Programme, today, November 15. SUBATRA aims to help BARMM during the transition period in laying the foundation for lasting peace and development in the region by…

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BARMM bills seek to establish hospitals in Maguindanao and Basilan

COTABATO CITY — To provide highly accessible, affordable, and comprehensive healthcare services to the BARMM constituents, some members of the Parliament filed bills seeking to establish hospitals in the provinces of Maguindanao and Basilan. Members of the Parliament based in Basilan proposed two measures—Parliament Bills 136 and 137— calling for the establishment of municipal hospitals…

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Bangsamoro Parliament pushes for more hospital creation, improvement in Maguindanao and Lanao del Sur

COTABATO CITY—The Bangsamoro Parliament, which continues to prioritize the health care needs of the Bangsamoro people, has pushed for more hospital buildings and upgrades. “A recent visit by the members of the Parliament in various areas revealed the need for the public infrastructure that will serve its constituents. One of the recommendations was establishing a…

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BARMM builds first Bahay Pag-asa for children in conflict with the law

COTABATO CITY — Bangsamoro Parliament Minority Floor Leader Atty. Laisa Alamia led the groundbreaking ceremony of the first Bahay Pag-asa or a support center in Basilan intended for children in conflict with the law (CICL).  The construction and establishment of a Bahay Pag-asa, Atty. Alamia said, marks the beginning of a multi-phase project that will…

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Bangsamoro Parliament pushes for more hospital construction, upgrade

COTABATO CITY — The Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) filed four more hospital bills, seeking to establish and upgrade hospitals in Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).  Parliament Bill Nos. 100 and 101 intend to convert Datu Sakilan Memorial Hospital in Tawi-Tawi and Buluan District Hospital in Maguindanao from Level I to Level II hospitals,…

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Bangsamoro Parliament commends Senate for shepherding passage of bill postponing the BARMM elections on second reading

COTABATO CITY — The Bangsamoro Parliament commended the Philippine Senate for “shepherding the process” of the passage of the bill, which seeks to postpone the BARMM’s first regular elections. The upper chamber on August 25 approved Senate Bill No. 2214 on second reading, bringing it one step closer to final approval. The intention of passing…

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