CHO holds free medical mission

LAOAG CITY, Dec. 12 (PIA) – Some 80 local residents in the coastal village of La Paz, this city, have benefited from the free medical and dental mission conducted by the City Health Office as a continuing effort for voluntary services on December 6, 2014.

The medical and dental mission team rendered free various health services such as blood pressure monitoring, heart test, and other sickness and diseases free examination.

Other medical and dental services were also made available to the children and medicines were provided to the beneficiaries.

The mission aimed to protect the residents from possible diseases brought by the cold breeze of December.
Likewise, it aimed to provide adequate, high quality and efficient medical and dental services in order to achieve and maintain optimum health and wellness in the community.

This project was spearheaded by the Laoag City Health Office, in cooperation with the students of Northwestern University as part of their curriculum. (Cherry Joy D. Garma with reports from James Sacalamitao-PIA Intern, PIA-1, Ilocos Norte)