New drug rehab facility to rise in Oriental Mindoro | Inquirer News

New drug rehab facility to rise in Oriental Mindoro

/ 07:05 AM July 10, 2017

The Department of Health’s (DOH) regional office in Mimaropa region will build its own drug rehabilitation and treatment center to serve more than 500 patients.

The P600-million rehabilitation center would rise in Bansud, Oriental Mindoro, and serve the region’s five provinces.

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Eduardo Janairo, DOH regional director, said the facility would augment ongoing community-based rehabilitation programs of provincial and local government health units.

The Mimaropa region has a total of 20,910 drug suspects who surrendered. At least 7,805 of them had been screened for rehab.

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Oriental Mindoro has the highest number of drug suspects who surrendered with 9,563.

Palawan came in second with 5,260 suspects followed by Occidental Mindoro with 3,770.

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