Community health services continue! VFV’s 19th Annual Medical Mission on the 26th of April at Brgy. San Agustin, Babatngon Leyte was a success. A few months of preparation, coordination and hard work from the VFV team enabled us to provide vital services to patients and constituents from the beneficiary barangays in the municipality of Babatngon.
Story and photos by Xavier-Thomas Mendoza Four doctors from the United Kingdom volunteered in the Leyte area working in clinics and even leading the annual health clinic events at the Volunteer for the Visayans (VFV) centers. Alex Moss, Lloyd Halsey, Molly Stewart and Sachin Sharma worked together to give general health check ups to
Our mission (which we gladly chose to accept) is to ensure the safe circumcision of 175 young boys and quality dental care for 175 people in one day – for free! 6 doctors, 6 dentists, 26 nurses, 15 international and 30 local volunteers make up the crack team who will carry out the mission. Why
What did VFV Volunteer Erin do when she found out some of the clinic staff had forgotten their Emergency First Aid training? Plan and run a refresher course for them! I joined Erin (a trainee paramedic) at the Pastrana Rural Health Unit to see what happened. Erin started by