More than 100 children were medically examined last Oct. 20 by VPHCS staff and volunteer doctors, nurses and nursing students in Sitio San Jose, Barangay Tabok, Danao, Bohol.
The medical examination of the children included the determination of their WEIGHTS, heights and visual acuity and check-up of general body systems and dental status. Urinalysis using dipsticks with eight parameters was also done. As a result of the examinations, children with below-normal nutritional status and those with visual, dental, and probable kidney function problems were identified. Those with other illnesses and acute problems were also properly managed.
The mission was sponsored by the Nagkahiusang Kabus nga Mag-uuma sa Danao (NAKAMADA) and Task Force Carabao – Germany with the assistance of the Barangay Council of Tabok.
The medical team included Dr. Erlinda Posadas, Dr. Petty Orbeta de Castro, Dr. Orleta Ursal, Dr. Grace Molina, Mark Balingit, R.N., Arian Rama, R.N., Bryan Marquez, R.N., Angelo Villar, R.N., and Ryan Oclarit, R.N.