Medical and Dental Mission – Ternate

As part of the celebration of Cavite Councilor’s League (CCL) Week, CCL President Kerby Salazar spearheaded the conduct of a Medical and Dental mission, in partnership with the provincial government of Cavite and the Provincial Health Office (PHO) for the constituents of the municipality of Ternate on September 14, 2017. Health care services were rendered by volunteer doctors, dentists and technical staff from General Emilio Aguinaldo Memorial Hospital (GEAMH), DOH Ternate and DOH Gen. Trias. A total of 402 patients comprised of 164 children, 142 adults and 46 senior citizens were given free checkups and consultations, while 50 dental patients benefitted from free tooth extraction. Likewise, 7th District Board Member Reinier Ambion was present in support of the program.  BHW’s and BNS, together with the barangay officials and other local and provincial employees supported the event and rendered assistance during the mission. Employees of the Provincial Population Office also provided family planning counseling and gave a short lecture on parenting.