Barbers Leads Siargao Medical Mission

Visibility, visitations with personal touch, giving an A-1 service among his constituents especially the Siargaonons, Gov. Ace Barbers personally led the recent Medical Mission in the municipalities of Dapa, General Luna and Del Carmen, as well as conducting his regular consultation with the people in his satellite office in Dapa, giving relief goods to the poor and distributing “Pinakbet” Kits to the farmers just recently.

The free medical check-up with medicines, surgical, dental and cataract outreach are among the many advocacies of Gov. Barbers on health program. “Genuine development only comes when people living in the community are healthy and free from illnesses,” said Gov. Barbers.

Medical practitioners who were among the group who voluntarily rendered their services attest to the commitment and sincerity of Gov. Ace in giving service to the people. “ I hope that our efforts in safeguarding one’s health will not be futile with the cooperation also of the community. Our general well being can only be assured if every one would take an active personal responsibility towards one’s health with healthy lifestyle, good exercise and good nutrition ,” Gov. Barbers added.

During the outreached, a total of 1,517 were consulted, 304 availed the dental services, 337 were circumcised, 27 underwent a minor operation, 50 availed the X-ray, 190-FBS/Random Blood Sugar Determination, 239 Urinalysis, 30 for Complete Blood Count/ Hemoglobin/ Hematocrit / WBC, 21 Cataract Operation and 37 Digital Rectal Exam. (Fema Bayana - HEPO Designate)

(from Suyog Newspaper - Official Publication of the Prov. of Surigao del Norte)


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