Pateros City—846 patients went thru consultations during medical mission being conducted by the Kamanggagawa Foundation with the collaboration of the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) and Pasig City Medical Society (PMS) held at the Pateros Elementary School (PES) starting 8:00 am and lasting until 1:00 pm, Jan.19, 2013 .
PMS President Dr. Myla Tuazon said that “they would like not only to feed them but also to give medical attention to check their health condition and find out if there are improvements in the students’ wellbeing.
“Thru UNTV, KFI, and Ang Dating Daan, presided by Bro. Eli Soriano and Kuya Daniel Razon, we are really grateful to be able to help and to provide the needs of the students here in PES in terms of health care services.” Said Dr.Tuazon.
The medical mission rendered multi-discipline health care services yielding the following: 72 in adult medical consultations , 147 patients in pediatrics, 34 pax with dental concerns, 171 persons for optical issues , 40 individuals needing x-rays, 18 out-patients in complete blood counts, 1 in physical therapy consultation, 10 cases in legal and 353 recipients of free medicines.
PES is the adopted school of PMS where they are conducting 1] a feeding program for 100 selected students from grades 1 to 3; and 2] different livelihood programs for the parents, including making new products from scrap and vegetable planting; to be utilized in the feeding program.