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2 Caraga provinces to be assessed for malaria

By Erwin M. Mascariñas Correspondent . Butuan City — The Department of Health (DOH) Caraga Regional Office here, announced that two provinces in Caraga Region will soon be declared malaria free and they are closer to achieving their goal of malaria free for the five provinces of the region. “We ...

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2 alleged pushers killed in anti drugs ops in Caraga

By Ben Serrano, Correspondent BUTUAN City — Two suspected drug pushers were killed in two separate anti-illegal drugs operations here in Caraga region, reports from the Bayugan City Police and Police Regional Office 13 show. Bayugan City police director Senior Supt. Reynante Sibayton told Gold Star Daily yesterday morning that ...

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10 officers test positive for drug use in Caraga

BUTUAN City–Ten police officers were found positive for substance abuse during drug tests conducted across Caraga since January. They are now facing criminal and administrative charges. Police authorities in Caraga however withheld the names of the officers who are in hot water. In a July 18 press statement, the police ...

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Caraga reports 75% rise in AIDS cases

By Ben Serrano, Correspondent BUTUAN CITY- Department of Health regional office has reported a 75% increase in the first quarter of this year particularly in the month of January as compared to same period last year affecting majority males with about 232 males already affected with only 15 females officially ...

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Police on red alert; pursuit opns start

By NITZ ARANCON and LITO RULONA with EDWIN IYO and BEN SERRANO, Correspondents THE National Police in Northern Mindanao yesterday went on red alert as the government stepped up security and launched pursuit operations against communist rebels who snatched three police officers and two soldiers in different provinces in Region ...

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