UPV HSU and Dagyaw sa Kaarayadan bring health services to Brgy Lumangan, Miagao
The UP Visayas Health Services Unit, in cooperation with the Dagyaw sa Kaarayadan (Volunteer for Healing), brought health services to Brgy. Lumangan, Miagao, Iloilo through a medical, surgical and dental mission on May 29, 2016. There were 140 residents who availed of the consultation, 91 of which were adult and 49 were very young children. There were 15 who availed of the circumcision and 23 for the dental services. In addition, there were 82 recipients for blood typing and 77 recipients for a random blood sugar testing including residents from the nearby barangay.
Free medicines and multivitamins were given after the consultation. Pain relievers and antibiotics were also given to those who have undergone circumcision.
There were 23 volunteers who participated in the said medical, surgical and dental mission, 11 of whom are medical doctors and dentists. The UPV HSU is grateful for the support of the volunteers, sponsors and donors who shared their time and resources for the success of the said activity. By: Sarina Nacita, UPV HSU