The Environmental Management Bureau, through its Environmental Education and Information Unit, conducted an awareness raising activity entitled, On Clean Water and Sanitation: A World Environmental Health Day Forum at the Public Terminal in Abra de Ilog, Occidental Mindoro on 28-29 September 2022.

EMB MIMAROPA’s Technical Staff Adz Dimapilis with Resources Speakers from the Department of Health Provincial Office, Mr. Lawrence Edward Maneja, RN, MPH (HPO I) and Mr. Kevin John Dandoy, RN, MPH (Nurse I) gave a lecture on Clean Water and Sanitation: DOH MIMAROPA and the Pursuit of SDG Goal 6; Health Impacts of Consuming Unclean Water; Water-related Diseases; and Philippine Clean Water Act to the participants consisting of MENRO-Abra de Ilog personnel, Local Health Unit, Barangay Health Workers, Barangay Officials, Bureau of Fire Protection, Philippine National Police, Academic Sector, and other stakeholders from Abra de Ilog.

The said Forum was conducted in celebration of the World Environmental Health Day with the theme, Strengthening Environmental Systems for the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.”