Over 1,751 patients benefited in SM Foundation’s medical mission held in SM Center Muntinlupa on April 15, 2015. Sixteen volunteer doctors lent their expertise through free dental extractions and other medical procedures such as urinalysis, x-ray, electrocardiograph, complete blood chemistry, complete blood count and bone density testing. Meanwhile, volunteer employees from SM Center Muntinlupa helped in dispensing medicines and vitamins to patients.
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SM Foundation received a Silver Anvil Award for its public relations (PR) programs Medical Mission and Felicidad T. Sy Wellness Program under the sustained basis for health and wellness category during the 50th Anvil Awards Gold Gabi ng Parangal of the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP).
SM Foundation Medical Missions. Residents of Sta. Rosa, Laguna (left) and Bacoor, Cavite (right) check their names in the list of beneficiaries of the medical and dental mission conducted by SM Foundation in their respective locality recently. The medical missions that are regularly conducted by the Foundation bring doctors, dentists and other medical personnel closer to the patients. Aside from free consultation and basic laboratory services, the beneficiaries also received vitamins and complete dosage of prescription medicines.
At the 50th Anvil Awards Gold Gabi ng Parangal of the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP) recently, SM Foundation received two Silver Anvil Awards for its public relations (PR) programs in a sustained basis in literacy (SM Foundation College Scholarship Program) as well as in health and wellness (SM Foundation’s Medical Mission and Felicidad T. Sy Wellness Program).
Continuing its commitment of bringing accessible health services to more communities, SM Foundation welcomed its fourth mobile clinic during its recent medical mission at the Earnshaw Health Center in Manila on May 27.
For the victims of Typhoon Yolanda in Leyte and Samar, rebuilding their lives has not been easy. But they find comfort in the various non-government organizations and private institutions that are committed to help them move forward and overcome the trauma caused by the destruction of Yolanda. Rebuilding the lives of the victims involves not only providing them the needed infrastructure, housing, and source of livelihood but also ensuring their health and well-being.
Residents of Indang, Cavite can now easily avail of health services at the newly renovated Indang Main Health Center.
Thank you so much, SM Foundation! Left photo (from left, center): Connie Angeles, SM Foundation Executive Director for Health; Bienvenido Dimero, Indang Cavite Municipal Mayor; and Rosa C. Alegre MD, Municipal Health Officer.
Residents of Barangay Katilingban and its neighboring communities can now avail of medical services and wellness consultations in the newly-renovated Molo District Health Center in Iloilo.
The La Trinidad Main Health Center in Benguet, which caters to 16 barangays, has been renovated and accredited with PhilHealth for its out-patient benefit package (OPB). This means that the 21,425 households comprising these barangays can now avail of treatment in the Health Center. Thanks to SM Foundation and BDO Foundation who undertook the complete renovation, quality health service is brought to these communities.
SM Foundation chalks up another addition to its long list of military facilities renovated with the recent turnover of the Operating and Delivery Room (OR/DR) complex along with the officers and cadets ward of the Philippine Military Academy (PMA)’s Fort Del Pilar Station Hospital in Baguio. This is SM Foundation’s 13th military facility renovated to date.