Medical mission scheduled on first quarter 2018 - Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines
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Medical mission scheduled on first quarter 2018

By on January 10, 2018

Medical screening is ongoing for the scheduled medical mission on January 15-17 sponsored by Provincial Government of Nueva Vizcaya headed by Governor Carlos M. Padilla in coordination with the San Francisco Lions Club at the Nueva Vizcaya Provincial Hospital (NVPH).

The Lions Club is one of the largest international non-profit organizations that continuously work to solve problems affecting the community and public policy initiatives to address civic-social needs.

Major surgeries include Thyroid surgery, Cholecystectomy or the Gall Bladder surgery and Breast Cyst surgery and other minor surgeries.

According to Provincial Integrated Health Officer, Dr. Edwin Galapon, the medical mission is open for indigent residents of the province who can’t afford medical treatment.

Screening for major surgeries started last December 15, 2017 until January 14, 2018 while no screening is advised for minor surgeries.

Galapon also clarified that the medical procedures are free and all medical expenses will be shouldered by the Provincial Government and the Lions Club.