Over 2,700 Palaweños avail themselves free medical services in Aborlan Medicare Hospital
More than 2,700 Palaweños have benefited from first Medical at Surgical Mission condcuted in Aborlan Medicare Hospital last January 22 to 24.
A total of 2,712 residents have availed themselves of the free medical services. Of the total number, 1,171 underwent free consultation, 597 infants and children had free checkup and 652 had eye checkup.
Meanwhile, 233 underwent minor surgery while 59 has major surgery.
“Ang medical at surgical mission ay naisakatuparan sa pamamagitan ng North Texas Association of Philippine Physicians (NTAPP) na nakabase sa Estados Unidos sa pakikipagtulungan ng Pamahalaang Panlalawigan ng Palawan sa pamumuno ni Gob. Jose Ch. Alvarez, tanggapan ni 3rd District Congressman Gil P. Acosta, tanggapan ni 3rd District Board Member Albert Rama, Pamahalaang Lokal ng Aborlan at ang pamunuan ng Aborlan Medicare Hospital gayon din ang ilang pribadong mga doktor at indibidwal sa lalawigan,” the province said.
Services offered by the NTAPP were circumcision, Harelip, Breast-lumpectomy, Biopsy, simple Mastectomy, Herniorrhaphy, Hysterectomy-myomectomy, Oophorectomy, Appendectomy, Colon resection with end to end anastomosis, Amputation for gangrene, Thyroidectomy, Lysis adhesions, Colostomy, Cesarean Section and Tubal Ligation.
NTAPP officer Dr. Asuncion A. Acosta said that they will conduct again a Medical at Surgical Mission in the province this year.
Acosta also lauded the facilities and equipment of the Aborlan Medicare Hospital particularly its Operating Room.