CAVITE’S KILATIS KUTIS CAMPAIGN TEAM VISITS BACOOR CITY

The Cavite Provincial Health Office’s Kilatis Kutis program strengthens as the team of volunteers headed by National Leprosy Control Program (NLCP) project coordinator Ms. Haydelisa Maderazo and Dr. Marita Guevarra from Bacoor City Health Office visited residents of Barangay Panapaan IV on June 13, 2019 for another skin disease awareness campaign. Hundreds were served including children suffering from infected wounds, scabies, prickly heat (bungang araw), impetigo (mamaso) eczema and skin allergies due to various factors like pests, insects, hot weather, and lack of proper hygiene.  The Community Health Team of Barangay Panapaan IV in Bacoor City led by Chairman Carlito Galvez gave assistance during the outreach event and thanked the volunteers for the free medical advice, medicines, skin ointment and vitamins. The Bacoor City Jail was also visited on June 11, 2019, wherein a total of 330 inmates were treated.