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388 patients treated during Pampanga medical mission

Some 388 residents from the second district of Pampanga received treatment for various ailments during a medical mission organized by the Pampanga provincial government over the weekend.

Pampanga Governor Dennis Pineda and Vice Governor Lilia Pineda led the program, along with several volunteer doctors and health care providers.

The patients received free medical consultation and tests including those with various health conditions, such as cataracts, pterygium, reproductive health problems, hypertension, diabetes, and kidney complications, among others.

Aside from the free consultation, each patient was also given free medicines.

Some 51 patients were scheduled for minor operations, officials said.

The Provincial Health Office (PHO) said the medical mission aims to provide free healthcare services to people, especially to those with various health conditions emphasizing on the importance of preventive care.

The vice governor encouraged all Pampanga residents to take part in succeeding medical missions of the provincial government, especially those who are in need.