Hundreds of Ilonggo patients benefited from the four-day medical and surgical mission of Marian Rose World Mission (MWRM) and Life is Great (LIG) Global Foundation last week.The mission brought 98 volunteers, composed of doctors, nurses and other medical workers, from the United States of America to undertake the medical procedures for free.
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Marian Rose Foundation and LIG Global Foundation Inc. are again doing a four-day medical and surgical mission in Iloilo province from Jan. 10-13, 2017. They are bringing in 98 volunteers from America composed of doctors, nurses and other medical workers to conduct surgical mission for women diseases at Rep. Pedro Trono Memorial District Hospital in Guimbal and Cataract operations in Western Visayas Medical Center and Iloilo Provincial Hospital in Pototan, among others. Shown in photo are the group's representatives led by Dr.
Dr. Dong Youb Suh (2nd from right), representative of Medipeace, a non government organization from South Korea, turns over to Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. the symbolic key for the six ambulances -- four for the district hospitals and two for the municipalities -- that they have donated to the Province of Iloilo on Monday, December 12, 2016. Also in photo are Ms. Kim Suk Yung (right), Provincial Administrator Raul Banias (left) and the chiefs of the recipient hospitals.
Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. speaks before the 2,300 strong Barangay Service Point Officers (BSPO) who gathered at the Iloilo Sports Complex for their annual BSPO Congress on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. Defensor thanked the BSPO's invaluable voluntary service to the people of Iloilo province and assured them of full support in all their endeavors. The governor also told them that they will start receiving their P4,000 cash gift from the provincial government on Monday next week.
ILOILO -- The rural heath unit in San Miguel applied for accreditation from the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) almost a year ago yet until now it is still unapproved.
The problem was believed to be among the factors contributing to the congestion of Aleosan District Hospital in Alimodian, town of Iloilo, since cases which could have been handled by the rural health unit were referred to the hospital.
ILOILO – The Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Animal Industry, through its National Rabies Prevention and Control Committee (NRPCC), has declared two islands in this province as rabies-free zones.
The declaration of Pan de Azucar and Botlog Islands in Concepcion was made possible after no cases of rabies surfaced in the island for the past five years, explained Provincial Health Officer Dr. Patricia Grace Trabado.
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. became emotional in expressing his heartfelt thanks to the government of Republic of Korea for the implementation of the Iloilo Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Area (GIDA) Health System Strengthening Project.
Representatives of Medipeace, a Korean non-government organization (NGO), visit Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. at his office on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. Medipeace is currently helping Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Areas (GIDA) municipalities improve its health services by providing them with the needed medical facilities. From left: Provincial Administrator Raul Banias, Enoch Chang, Gov. Defensor, Sukyung Kim and Yura Lee.
Governor Arthur D. Defensor, Sr. led the unveiling of the bust statue of the late Representative Pedro G. Trono in front of the hospital in Guimbal, Iloilo which was named after him on Saturday, July 30, 2016. Defensor initiated the installation of the bust to honor the legacy left by Rep. Pedro G. Trono to the people of Guimbal and the First District of Iloilo.