Feeding Program Beneficiaries Likewise Receiving Medical Care and Assistance

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.