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Month: January 2015

DOH Anti-Smoking Campaign

January 30, 2015 As part of the Department of Health (DOH) national anti-smoking campaign, the municipal health office of Alfonso is conducting anti-smoking seminars such as in Luksuhin National High School in Alfonso, Cavite. IPP Klaus first provided a lecture about teenage pregnancy while BCP Casey lectured about the ill effects of smoking including the danger of second hand smoking. It was a...
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Birth Certificate Project

Many of the new residents of Gulud, barangay Mangas squatter village, consisting presently of about 47 families, migrated from Western Samar to Manila and also Bacoor about 10 years ago. Children born during these wanderings, along with some of the adults, largely have no birth certificates, which are usually required to apply for Philhealth (national health insurance). Multinational Manila membe...
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Women’s Health – Family Planning Support Evaluation at Makati Medical Center

Four of our club members visited Dr. Sonia Bongala, chairperson of the Department of Obstetrics and Ginecology at Makaki Medical Center for a review of practices, procedures and medical equipment used for women health issues inclusive of family planning. Our club sought for better ligation methods than BTL (Bilateral Tubal Ligation) and asked Dr.  Bongala the popularity of hysteroscopic sterilizat...
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Medical Mission – Saving the life of an indigent boy

A post-Christmas support giving project turned into a life-and-death struggle. Academy of World Healing Foundation (AWH) and club members brought the almost terminally ill 18-yr old boy Henry, weighing 27 kilos (dying of malnutrition, lung infection, parasite invasion, cannot eat nor drink and totally dehydrated) along with his mother to Dr. Manzo’s Alfonso Health Center for initial check-up and t...
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