SKIN DISEASE DETECTION AND PREVENTION CARAVAN GOES TO CAVITE CITY

Continuing the advocacy to raise awareness on different skin diseases and its prevention, the Provincial Health Office thru Provincial National Leprosy Control Program Coordinator Haydelisa Maderazo conducted another Skin Disease Detection and Prevention Caravan, this time, in Cavite City on November 7, 2019. With the assistance of Cavite City Health Office headed by Dr. Lino Antonio S. Barron, City Health Officer, the caravan treated almost 200 patients who were also given prescribed medicines and vitamins to boost their immune system. Likewise, Ms. Maderazo lectured on different types of skin diseases, its prevention as well as tips on proper skincare and hygiene. The health event was conducted in partnership with the Department of Health IV-A – National Leprosy Control Program.