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The District Director gave an overview about ongoing and upcoming projects, events and the importance of minutes of meetings, after activity reports and the directives of the National Auxiliary Director. 
The Dep. Director for Administration gave an overview of the most important activities of PCG and PCGA in Bohol such as: emphasizing on Maritime Safety, Maritime Security, Maritime SAR, high level meetings with the Governor, and meetings with the DENR regarding carrying capacities and 20m easements. Other government representatives from the LGU’s of municipalities and the Province, NGOs such as PADO, PTC, ABCAI, PCCI, etc. were also present during the DENR meeting. 


One of the highlights of the PCG projects in Bohol is the installation of a radar system on Balicasag island. Another urgent project in close coordination with the Commander CGS is the creation of a Bohol Search And Rescue/Recovery team or unit consists of qualified PCG/PCGA officers and non-officers. As for the Province the creation of a Provincial Security and Safety Command Center involving the martime AOR’s as well as topside AOR’s is planned as suggested by the Governor of Bohol. The next meeting re that command center will commence ASAP with the Governor and his executive staff, some technical people, the Commander CGS Bohol and the Dep. Director CGADCVA, Commanders from AFP and PNP as well as others. It will be a briefing on some proposed technical interventions that can address both the peace and order and the disaster preparedness of the province. The Commander CGS Bohol is also preparing to activate new CGSS’s as well as a Coast Guard Training Center. 
Upcoming project: Medical and Dental Missions at Cabilao Island, Loon jointly initiated by CGS Bohol, CGMED Svc- CV, CG Dental Svc- CV, PCGA Bohol, LGU-Loon and Tzu Chi Foundation.

The squadron director’s present or their representatives forwarded after activity reports, and reported further on their accomplished, ongoing and upcoming activities. 
Present were:
CGADCVD, CGADCVOP, CGADCVA, 201st Squad, 203rd Squad, 207th Squad and 209th Squad as well as the PCG D7 Deputy. 
CAPT HOLGER HORN PCGA

As Commandant of the Philippine Coast Guard from 01 June 2008 to 22 April 2011, ADMIRAL WILFREDO D TAMAYO PCG exhibited exemplary dedication to his sworn duty as he carried out efficiently and effectively his immense duties and responsibilities. Endowed with high sense of responsibility, professional competence, and technical expertise, ADMIRAL TAMAYO successfully steered the Philippine Coast Guard towards new direction. Leading the PCG to the right course brings the organization the following landmark accomplishments:  

  • Setting new direction results to the enactment of Republic Act 9993, otherwise known as the Philippine Coast Guard Law of 2009.
  • Awarding of Quality Management System (QMS/ISO 9001:2008 Certification to the Coast Guard Action Center. This makes the PCG the second Coast Guard in the world to be awarded such certification.
  • Imbued with administrative and operational expertise, ADMIRAL TAMAYO effectively led five (5) Major Support Commands, ten (10) Districts, fifty-five (55) Stations, three (3) Sub-stations and two hundred seven (207) Detachments towards the virtual attainment of the President’s Zero Casualty Program and relatedly, the SOTC’s Zero Maritime Accident Program.
  • Because of his strong commitment to carry out national policies, he immediately responded to the instruction of His Excellency President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III during the onslaught of typhoon Basyang last 14 July 2010 for the PCG to study and develop procedures in notifying or recalling fishermen during severe weather conditions. He initiated the crafting of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), thru the assistance of the DOTC, and held a series of interagency meetings and workshops which led to the approval and signing of said MOA essential to harmonizing and integrating the efforts of 12 government departments and agencies to enhance the safety of fishermen.
  • Following the onslaught of typhoon “Frank” in 2008, the PCG, after extensive consultation with PAGASA, partner government agencies, maritime stakeholders and expert groups, developed and formulated an improved sailing regulation for vessels. With the enactment and implementation of PCG Memorandum Circular No. 01-09 entitled, “Guidelines on Movement of Vessels During Heavy Weather”, the new sailing regulation integrated crucial safeguards and innovations to further improve maritime safety in the country including a new PAGASA forecasting graphical representation for easy reference of shipping in every weather bulletin of areas to be avoided by vessels during weather disturbances or typhoons.
  • In response to the clamor of the people of Guimaras and Boracay Islands, and considering the unique topographical characteristic of the said areas, the PCG after extensive study, enacted PCG Memorandum Circular 02-10 or the Interim Guidelines on Movement of Vessels and Motorboats Engaged in Short Distance Voyages in Special Areas thereby providing a long time solution to the problem affecting the movement of the populace in the said areas without sacrificing the promotion of safety of life at sea.

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ADMIRAL WILFREDO D TAMAYO PCG(Ret)
(Former Commandant of the Philippine Coast Guard)

Present Positions

Senior Executive Vice President for Maritime Affairs 
University of Perpetual Help System
 - UPHS DALTA College of Maritime Education (Las Piñas Campus)
 - UPHS JONELTA College of Maritime Education (Biñan Campus)
 - UPHSL Maritime Training Center, Inc. (Cabuyao, Laguna)

Executive Director for International Student Affairs
 - University of Perpetual Help System DALTA (Las Piñas Campus)

Contents

1.Education

2. Major Positions Held at Philippine Coast Guard

3. Sea Duty Assignments on Board PN and PCG Vessels

4. Earlier Assignments with PN and PCG

5. Major International Positions Held

6. Major Awards Received

7.Personal/ Family Profile

8. Plans

9. Contact information

Education


Graduated from the University of St La Salle
with Master’s Degree in Business Administration

Graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy
with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
(New London, CT, USA- May 1979)

Studied at the Philippine Military Academy 
(Baguio City - 1973-1974)

Graduated from San Francisco High School 
(Quezon City - April 1971)

Graduated from Esteban Abada Elementary School  
(Quezon City - April 1967)

Major Positions Held at Philippine Coast Guard


Commandant of the Philippine Coast Guard (June 1, 2018 – April 19, 2011)
Vice Commandant for Operations
Vice Commandant for Administration
Commander of Coast Guard Operating Forces
Commander of Coast Guard Education and Training Command
Commander of Coast Guard District National Capital Region-Central Luzon
Commander of Coast Guard District Southern Tagalog
Commander of Coast Guard District Bicol
Chief of Coast Guard Staff
Pioneer Commander of Task Force Sea Marshal

Sea Duty Assignments on Board PN and PCG Vessels


Junior Billets served on board PN Vessels:
    BRP Sierra Madre (AL-57)
    BRP Marinduque (LF-36)
    On Board PCG Vessel:
    BRP Bessang Pass (SAR-75)

Executive Officer on Board PCG Vessel:
    BRP Corregidor (AE-891)

Commanding Officer of PCG Capital Ships:
    BRP Corregidor (AE-891) – Buoy and Lighthouse Tender
    BRP EDSA II (SARV-002) – Search and Rescue Vessel 

Earlier Assignments with PN and PCG


Pioneer Marine Environment Protection Officer (MEPO) of the National Operations Center for Oil Pollution (NOCOP)
Assistant Commander of Coast Guard Station Zamboanga
Commander of Coast Guard Station Bongao (Tawi-Tawi)
Commander of Coast Guard Station Bacolod (Negros Occidental)
Operations and Staff Intelligence Officer of the First Coast Guard District (now CGD NCR-CL)
Head of the Inventory Control and Systems Engineering Divisions of the Naval Logistics
Command Chief of Budget Branch of the Office of Naval Staff for Comptrollership    

Major International Positions Held


Chairman, 4th Heads of Asian Coast Guard Agencies’ Meeting (HACGAM) – 2008
Chairman, 11
th Asia Pacific Heads of Maritime Safety Agencies Forum (APHOMSA) - 2010

Major Awards Received


The Order of Lakandula
Four (4) Coast Guard Legion of Honor Awards
Three (3) Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medals
One (1) AFP Outstanding Achievement Medal
Two (2) Coast Guard Outstanding Achievement Medals
Two (2) Coast Guard Gawad sa Kaunlaran Medals
One (1) Coast Guard Bronze Cross Medal
Twenty (20) Military and Coast Guard Merit Medals
Six (6) Military and Coast Guard Commendation Medals
Several Campaign Medals, Plaques, Certificates of Merit/ Appreciation
Letters of Commendations
Ulirang Ama Awardee (2015)


Personal/ Family Profile


Admiral Tamayo was born in Cavite City on April 22, 1955. He is married to the former Miss Anna Marie Parillas, a practicing dentist, and they are blessed with three (3) children namely John Santeo, Jan Marlina, and Joshua William. He is the son of the late LT Teofilo Loyola Tamayo PN(Ret) and the former Marina Gonzales Doria of San Carlos City and Urbiztondo, Pangasinan, respectively. 

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Admiral Wilfredo Tamayo PCG(Ret), Executive Director for International Student Affairs (Las Piñas Campus) and at the same time, Senior Executive Vice President for Maritime Affairs, together with UPHSD CME Deans – Captain Lexington Calumpang, ChiefmateDaniloLumbres, andEngr Verna Azucena, QAM EngrLanieMorabe, Training Director C/M James Nikko Hosana, and Training Manager RosejoyMalalad, welcome school officials from Papua New Guinea yesterday, July 18, 2019 for prospective education consultancy partnership.

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Today the CGADCV together with the 203rd Squadron Director of Bohol CDR IVY BULAYBULAY KUNG PCGA conducted a pre-orientation at the barangay hall of Mag Tong Tong on Pangangan island (Cdr Ivy was informed and asked for this event only yesterday). The meeting was coordinated by Sepe Tutor Mark Paul and Cdr Kung.

Present were 30 Sanggunian Kabataan - SK leaders from various Barangay’s of Calape presented by the federation chairman JT Wong.
We thank Mr. Wong for the opportunity to give everybody a brief overview of what the PCGA is all about, the law behind the organization, the relationship in between PCG and PCGA, our mandated functions, a few comments on the duties and responsibilities, volunteerism, a brief on uniforms and other dress codes, divisions, squadrons and districts, what is expected from the members after the official orientation, indoctrination and induction and monetary involvements.

The membership requirements were explained also by Cdr Kung.
Looking forward to work with the future Calape division via the 203rd Squadron Bohol.

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Latest News and Updates CLOSING CEREMONY OF BASIC NROTC CLASS 2018-2019

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Closing Ceremony of Basic NROTC CLASS 2018-2019 with LTCOL FILOMENO CARREON PN(M) (GSC), Commandant 279th NROTCU and CAPT Ruszell Apachecha, Dean of UPHSL CME on Apr 7, 2019.

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HOLGER W. HORN IS WITH WILFREDO TAMAYO ON CGADCV DEP. DIRECTOR FOR ADMINISTRATION

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Today the CGADCV together with the 203rd Squadron Director of Bohol CDR IVY BULAYBULAY KUNG PCGA conducted a pre-orientation at the barangay hall of Mag Tong Tong on Pangangan island (Cdr Ivy was informed and asked for this event only yesterday). The meeting was coordinated by Sepe Tutor Mark Paul and Cdr Kung.

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MISSION OF THE PHILIPPINE COAST GUARD BY WILFREDO TAMAYO

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To promote safety of life and property at sea, safeguard the marine environment and resources, enforce all applicable laws within the Philippine waters, assist in maritime security operations, conduct search and rescue, and perform other activities in support of national development.

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Wildredo Tamayo was born April 22. 1955, Also known as Admiral Wildredo Tamayo, is the former Commandant of the Philippine Coast Guard. He is married to Miss Anna Marie Puillas, a practicing dentist, and they are blessed with three (3) children namely John Santeo, Jan Marlina, and Joshmailliam. He is the son of the late LT Teolilo Loyola Tamayo PN(Ret)and the former Marina Gonzales Doria.

Tamayo studied at Esteban Abada Elementary School, Quezon City on April 1967 and San Francisco High School, also in Quezon City on April 1971. He also graduated with Masteral Degree in Business Administration at The University Of St La Salle. He also studied at the Philippine Military Academy at Baguio City from 1978 to 1974. After that, he took up Bachelor Of Science In Civil Engineering at the United States Coast Guard Academy, USA and graduated on May 1979.

He was designated with major positions in Philippine Coast Guard such as Pioneer Commander of Task Force Sea Marshal, Chief of Coast Guard Staff, Commander of Coast Guard District Bicol, Commander of Coast Guard District Southern Tagalog, Commander of Coast Guard District National Capital Region-Central Luzon, Commander of Coast Guard Education and Training Command, Vice Commandant for Administration Coach at Coast Guard Operating Forces and Vice Commandant for Operations before he became the Commandant of the Philippine Coast Guard from June 1, 2008 April 19, 2011.

After 37 years of service in the Philippine Coast Guard, he retired and started his new career as the Executive Director For International Student Affairs at University Of Perpetual Help System Dalta, Las Piñas Campus. And now, he is the Senior Executive Vice President For Maritime Affairs University Of Perpetual Help System at UPIIS DALTA ,College of Maritime Education (Las Piñas Campus), UPHS JONFITA College of Maritime Education (Biñan Camps) and UUPHSI Maritime Training Center, Inc. (Cabuyao, Iaguna).

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How to Prepare for Your Physical Medical Examination (PEME/APE)

 

To obtain the best accurate and precise results from your medical exam, we suggest that you follow these basic steps:

  • Schedule your examination during the least stressful time of the day. 
  • The best time to do your exam is in the morning. If a weekday is not convenient, check with the clinic if you can arrange an appointment on a Saturday.
  • Please wear a short-sleeved garment or one with sleeves that easily roll up just in case you are required to undress.
  • Have your photo identification available. (valid ID with picture)
  • Prepare in advance for questions regarding medical conditions, surgeries, medications, or other treatments you may have had. The medical examiner may also ask you for the names and addresses of physicians and/or hospitals that have treated you.
  • Drink a glass of water an hour or so before the exam to facilitate obtaining a urine specimen.
  • Avoid coffee, soda, tea or other products with caffeine for several hours before the exam.
  • Avoid smoking or chewing tobacco for at least one hour prior to your scheduled exam.
  • Avoid alcoholic beverages for at least 24 hours prior to the exam.
  • Avoid nasal decongestants.
  • Do not engage in strenuous exercise for at least 24 hours before the exam.
  • Get a good night's rest before the medical exam.

WHAT PEME CAN DETECT

 

  1. History-taking
    1. Current symptoms
    2. Previous illness
    3. Illness
    4. Previous consults
    5. Maintenance medication/s
    6. Allergies
    7. Lifestyle history
    8. Employment history
  2. Vital signs and Physical measurements
    1. Blood pressure
    2. Heart rate
    3. Respiratory rate
    4. Height
    5. Weight
    6. Body mass index
  3. Skin
    1. Identifying marks
    2. Skin infections
    3. Psoriasis
    4. Eczema
  4. Head and Neck
    1. Facial symmetry
    2. Eye problems
    3. Throat disorder
    4. Thyroid disease
    5. Lymph nodes
  5. Chest
    1. Heart murmurs
    2. Asthma
    3. Pneumonia
  6. Abdomen
    1. Masses
    2. Pain
    3. Bowel sounds
    4. Umbilical hernia
    5. Critical waist circumference
  7. Urogenital
    1. Inguinal hernia
    2. Varicocoele
  8. Rectal exam
    1. Hemorrhoids
    2. Fistula
    3. Fissures
    4. Prostate (male)
  9. Extremities and Neurological
    1. Range of motion
    2. Peripheral pulses
    3. Varicosities
    4. Muscle strength
    5. Reflexes
  10. Dental and oral health
    1. Cavities
    2. Gum infections
    3. Tooth decay

 

WHAT PEME CANNOT DETECT

1. Cancer

2. GIT

a. Ulcers

b. Colitis

c. Diverticulitis

d. Gallbladder stones

3. Neurology

a. Brain tumor

b. Aneurysms

c. AV-malformation

d. Epilepsy

e. Migraines

4. Dermatology

a. Contact dermatitis

b. Allergies

c. Psoriasis in remission

5. Musculo-skeletal

a. Arthritis

b. Spinal problems

6. Chronic diseases

a. DM on meds

b. HPN on meds

7. Pulmonary

a. Asthma not in exacerbation

b. Extra-pulmonary TB

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Complete Children's Health is currently scheduling physical appointments for this summer. We follow the guidelines set forth by the American Academy of Pediatrics- recommending annual physicals for children ages 3-19 years. Visiting your physician for your sports physical provides the winning combination of your complete medical history along with a thorough examination.

Complete Children's Health, P.C. will complete the necessary forms for school, sports and camps.

When scheduling your appointment keep in mind:

  • Physicals for inter-scholastic sports must be completed after May 1 to qualify for the upcoming school year.
  • Kindergarten physicals and the mandatory seventh grade physical must be completed within 6 months prior to the start of school (generally after March 1).

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Test Tips For Multiple-Choice Psychology Exams

How to Take a Multiple-Choice Psychology Exam

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While multiple-choice exams may seem challenging, you can prepare yourself by understanding the structure of a multiple-choice test and how to approach these types of exams. Remember, the correct answer is right there in front of you! By carefully analyzing each question and choices offered, you can increase your chances of performing well on each multiple-choice test you take.

The Structure of a Multiple-Choice Question

Each question consists of just three parts:

    1. The first part a multiple-choice problem is the basic section that asks a question, gives and incomplete sentence, or poses a problem that you are expected to solve.

 

    1. The next part of the question is a number of distracting alternatives. These are the incorrect answers that are designed to test your true knowledge of the subject. Some of these alternatives may seem correct, so it is important to know the topic well to avoid selecting an incorrect answer.

 

  1. The final part of a multiple-choice problem is the correct answer to the question or problem that is posed.

 

MANILA, Philippines — The government has allocated P15 million for the H1N1 project of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) enabling the country to get a bigger chance of being represented in the global vaccine development.

By putting a strong focus on H1N1 vaccine, through its work in sequencing of the virus, the government is putting the Philippines in the map of the H1N1 vaccine development of the World Health Organization (WHO). While there may no longer be developments that highlight risks in another H1N1 epidemic, having its own vaccine ensures ready supply for its people.

NIH Dr. Edsel Maurice Salvana, H1N1 program project leader, said the H1N1 program of NIH has already sequenced 52 samples of the H1N1 virus from only six sequenced samples.

Prior to the program, the six sequenced samples even came from Australia since the Philippines previously did not have DNA sequencing capability.

Part of the program is acquisition of equipment for the sequencing capability including PCR polymerase chain reaction.

“We have to generate our own data, or there’s nothing that WHO will take into consideration when they’re deciding on what strains to cover for vaccine development,” said Salvana in an interview at the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development anniversary celebration.

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“If the Philippines is not represented , our unique issues will not have a say in what will come out.”

The Philippines has already published information on all 52 samples with the Genbank, a global genetic sequence database.

This data present so much significance as the DNA sequencing will help determine if the Philippine population already has resistance to existing H1N1 drugs, particularly oseltamivir.

“If you’re caught with your pants down, and the only time you know there’s resistance to oseltamivir because a lot of people are failing therapy, then it may take some time before you can bring in another drug. What we’re doing is an early warning system,” Salvana said.

NIH is working with the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) on a collaborative DNA sequencing work. RITM has been sequencing viral cultures, while NIH has been sequencing from virus taken directly from infected patients.

Since culturing takes time of two to three weeks before sequencing may be done, the collaborative work will involve real time sequencing.

“We’re not doing real time samples yet. We’re doing archive samples. We’ll do real time samples when we collaborate with RITM hopefully beginning next month,” he said.

Since many H1N1 virus strains in the world have already developed resistance to drug adamantine, the need now is to ensure that the Philippine H1N1 strains are not yet resistant to oseltamavir.