PIA Press Release
Monday, January 09, 2012
“Panambay sa Barangay” medical mission serves 1,835 patients in Siargaoby Jun Parada
SURIGAO DEL NORTE, Jan. 9 (PIA) -- A total of 1,835 residents in various island barangays of Dapa town in Siargao Island benefited from series of medical missions dubbed as “Panambay sa Barangay” by the provincial government held recently.
Seven benefited from circumcision service in Brgy. Canbas-ac, 30 for dental service, and 291 availed for medical consultation. In Bgy. San Miguel, around 307 availed for medical consultation while 27 patients benefited from dental service.
In Bgy. Consolacion, 524 availed in medical consultation, 79 for dental service, and two were circumcised.
Seven were circumcised, 37 for dental service, 238 availed for medical consultation and 18 availed for the laboratory exam. In Brgy. Jubang, 243 availed for medical consultation, 21 for dental service and four children benefited from circumcision service.
The medical mission was organized with the support of Gov. Sol Matugas,1st District Representative Francisco Matugas, volunteer doctors, dentists, nurses and Barangay Health Workers. (Provincial Information Center/PIA-Surigao del Norte)