BFP holds medical, dental mission in Siquijor
Siquijor (15 December) -- The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) Siquijor Province held recently a one-day medical/dental mission in San Juan, Siquijor recently.
Dubbed Padayon ang Serbisyo “PGMA’s Medical and Dental Mission, the activity provided free dental and medical services to the locals, especially the needy and the underprivileged. It was closely coordinated with the local government unit and the Municipal Health Office of San Juan.
Fire Officer II Jenefer Balugan said the activity was an opportune time for the people, to be at least relieved from financial difficulties in shouldering medical bills/expenses that hospitals and clinics are currently charging.
Complementary to the medical/dental mission was the giving out of leaflets on fire safety tips to the people. A related development, FO Balugan said that there will be an earthquake drill to be conducted by their office in one of the elementary schools of San Juan sometime in December.
The BFP, he said, is living to its vision of preventing and suppressing destructive fires, enforcing fire-related laws; & providing emergency medical and rescue service to the people. (PIA) [top]