43rd National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week
Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 1870, s. 1979 as amended by Presidential Proclamation No. 361, s,. 2000 and Administrative Order (AO) No. 35, s. 2002, the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) will lead the observance of the 43rd National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week on July 17-23, 2021
With the theme “Kalusugan at Kaunlaran ng Pilipinong May Kapansanan, Isulong sa Gitna ng Pandemya’’, the local government unit of Bongabon led by the Municipal Mayor Hon. Allan Xystus A. Gamilla together with the office of MSWDO headed my Ms.Joy Camania, conducted a PWD forum to celebrate and support the 43rd National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week, held last July 21,2021 at the Bongabon Multipurpose Hall. The event seeks to promote the health and economic empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) especially at the time of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
A total of thirty-seven (37) PWDs and Barangay Health Workers participated in the event and received their allowance from the LGU. Sangguniang Bayan members, Hon. Victor Dela Cruz, Co-Chaiman of the Committee on Children, Women and PWD Welfare and Hon. Gregorio C. Pesa, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriation also attended the event to show their support.
Mayor Allan, asserts his advocacy for an inclusive approach to public service, ensuring that PWDs will not be left behind in the delivery of basic services and timely assistance