Bangsamoro gov’t hires 42 health workers, staff for Covid-19 isolation facility


The Bangsamoro government has hired 42 health workers and maintenance personnel to man the coronavirus isolation facility in Cotabato Sanitarium Hospital in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao.

Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s (BARMM) Health Minister Saffrullah Dipatuan led Friday, June 19, the contract signing and oath taking ceremony of 27 nurses, three respiratory therapists, four maintenance personnel, and eight security personnel at Ministry of Health’s (MOH) Training Hall in Cotabato City.

“This move is in line with BARMM’s immediate response to Covid-19 health emergency,” Dipatuan said.

The salaries of the newly hired staff would come from the Department of Health-Central Office and would be sub-allotted to MOH.