In commemoration of the 40th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week Celebration, the Provincial Government conducted the 3rd PWD Summit on July 20, 2018 at Camiguin Provincial Capitol, Mambajao, Camiguin.
A total of 350 PWDs attended the activity. Provincial Government officials and selected National line Agency representatives like TESDA, DTI, DILG, also participated in the activity.
Rhona G. Pedraza-Abadilla, DILG Provincial Director of Camiguin, discussed the laws promoting the rights of PWDs. She also commended the proactiveness of the PWD federation in advancing the cause of their sector. Further, she also stressed that by virtue of Republic Act No. 10070 which requires creation of Person with Disability Affairs Office (PDAO), better implementation of programs and services for persons with disabilities in every province, city and municipality will be assessed.