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NIA-IX Employees receive 2nd Booster Shots

PAGADIAN CITY. NIA-IX Regional Office employees receive their second dose of COVID-19 Booster Shots. The roll out of booster shots in the office was facilitated by the Sr. Industrial Nurse, Ms. Carousel Mae Soria-Lamatan  in coordination with Pagadian Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and RTI-ReachHealth of City Health Office (CHO) and Department of Health (DOH).

As part of the DOH's campaign of "Pinaslakas COVID-19", NIA-IX is fortunate to have its Mobile Vaccination Team to conduct its vaccination at NIA's own office making it easily accessible to its employees.  As public servants, NIA-IX management ensures that its employees are immune and protected from contracting the virus in order to keep its workplace safe.

NIA-IX expressed their utmost appreciation to Pagadian EOC and RTI ReachHealth for heading to NIA Region IX for its vaccination drive.  Thank you for making our employees safe and protected.

NIA-IX supports PRLEC's poverty and livelihood programs for disadvantaged communities

MIDSALIP, ZAMBO. SUR.  NIA-IX along with other line agencies converged on September 22, 2022 in Piwan, Midsalip, one of the remote barangays in Zamboanga del Sur, purposely to implement the Training Induction Program and Community-Based Training of Poverty Reduction, Livelihood and Employment Cluster (CLUSTER) - an NTF-ELCAC initiative managed by TESDA.

NIA-IX represented by Zamboanga del Sur IMO Institutional Unit, Ms. Ann Novabos Maligro, Supervising IDO presented an overview of the Agency and its irrigation programs for the information of the local community. Ms. Maligro discussed the process on how the community can avail irrigation programs to further improve their rice production.

At present, the farmers in the said barangay are dependent of rain water for their farms. With the introduction of NIA, farmer-participants were enlightened and given hope to an improved farming in their area.

Congratulations RM Salome Naragas Layasan

NIA-IX Regional Office staff personally extends its warmest felicitations to their new full-fledged Regional Manager Salome N. Layasan who led the Flag Raising Ceremony on Sept. 26, 2022.

"Thank you NIA Region IX. You are part of this achievement. It is because of your accomplishments that I was given the trust and confidence by our Top Management especially our NIA Administrator Benny Antiporda to lead as full-fledged Regional Manager. Thank you and I love you all", RM Layasan said as she expressed her message of gratitude to all her staff.

General Assembly of Philippine - Dutch Fellows Network, Inc

NIA Regional Managers Salome Naragas Layasan of Region IX, Reyne B. Ugay of Region VII, and  Jimmy L. Apostol of Region XI participated the General Assembly of the Philippine Dutch Fellows Network, Inc. and Roundtable Discussion on Building Philippine - Netherlands Partnership in Mitigating Climate Change & Ensuring Sustainable Water and Food Supply.

The assembly was held at the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), Diliman, Quezon City, on September 22, 2022, with Guest Speaker H.E. Marielle Geraedts, Ambassador - Designate Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Philippines.