Neg. Or. NGOs support
drive on climate change
BY JUANCHO GALLARDE
Private and nongovernment organizations in Negros Oriental are holding the 9th NGO Week in the province, with focus on mitigating climate change and on disaster risk reduction management.
The Negornet, an umbrella organization of NGOs and public organizations headed by Msgr. Merlin Logronio, said the group is ready to assist the provincial government in environmental programs and disaster risk reduction.
The group held a workshop recently to identify areas where civil society organizations can support disaster management efforts of the province.
PRC: Silliman sixth in
Silliman University was ranked sixth among top performing schools in the 2012 Nutritionist-Dietician Licensure Examination recently by the Professional Regulation Commission among schools with 25 or more examinees, its press release said.
The results released July 27 by PRC showed that Silliman produced 20 new registered nutritionist-dieticians, and garnered a passing rate of 64.42 percent, the press release also said.
The passers are Mary Grace Adolfo, Ruby Jane Amor, Ma. Princess Bagarinao, Dianne Delos Reyes, Casandra Eparwa, Ann Francis Genove, Alessa Rose Godmalin, Isaiah Thomas Lim, Hannah Liezl Kadile, Loreine Ragay, Stephanie Reyes, Aimee Rubia, Jasmin Sarmago, Nikita Kaye Serion, Ivy Love Sy, Lea Dianne Tatoy, Careen Tomaroy, Dundee Mayrell Tumarong, Jhon Edison Uy and Trisha Erika Verora.