World Surgical Foundation to conduct Medical Mission in Tacloban City
TACLOBAN CITY (CIO) – The World Surgical Foundation (WSF), a charitable organization committed to providing charitable surgical health care to the world’s poor and underserved in developing nations will be conducting a Medical Mission this coming June 24-25, 2019 at the Tacloban City Hospital.
WSF targets to perform around 150-200 minor surgery operations and around 40-50 major surgery operations of which will prioritize Pediatric patients.
Dr. Joedina Gumagay, Head of the Tacloban City Hospital, said that the SM Foundation will be conducting a pre-screening on June 10-11, 2019 at the Tacloban City Hospital for the surgical mission.
Cases to be screened are as follows: Pediatric Surgeries will include Hernia (Umbilical and Inguinal), Hirschsprung Disease, Anal Malformations, Cysts, Cleft Lip, and Palate; Adult Surgeries will include Hernia, Cholecystectomy, Thyroidectomy, Parotidectomy, Cyst, Breast Mass); and Minor Surgeries will include Mass or Cyst at the back arms and legs.
Dr. Gumagay further said, for those with further queries with regard to the Medical Mission, they can visit the Tacloban City Hospital and look for the OIC-Chief Nurse, Florentina Meneses or contact her through 09175077595. /R.Calipara/CIO
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