Kiwanis To Conduct Medical Mision
A one-day screening will be held at the Davao Medical Center Healing Garden on January 10, 2009 from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM. The patient should get indigent certification from the barangay's Social Welfare Office. Patients referred by Kiwanis can however get the screening form from Kiwanians themselves.
This Medical Mission is a joint project of the DMC led Dr. Bong Vega, Van and Oscar Ong and a Medical Team from Detroit, Michigan, the Kiwanis Club of Cosmopolitan Detroit, the Kiwanis Clubs of Divisions 7 and 8 Philippine South District and the World Medical Relief Inc.
The operation proper will be held at DMC from January 26 to 29 while the Neuro Consultation will be held at JICA, DMC Rehabilitation Center on January 28.
Among the Major Operations to be conducted for free are heart operations to include valve Surgery, Bypass, Pace-Maker. However, DMC has already prepared a list of patients who are in need of these medical services through the Jerry Cunanan Foundation. DMC has also prepared patients for Cranio Facial operations.
Other major operations are Gyne problems, Thyroidectomy, Hernia for Pedia and Adult, Cleft Palate and Cataracts.
The free Neuro Consultations will be held for patients suffering from post stroke, seizures, cerebral palsy, sever headache and lumps and bumps.