50 doctors, volunteers join medical mission for indigent residents in Bulacan
More than 700 indigent patients received free medical, dental and vision care from 50 doctors and volunteers brought by the SM Development Corporation (SMDC) during their Health and Wellness Caravan on Friday, April 1, in Marilao, Bulacan.
DENTIST Cecil Aranda and a volunteer from Philippine Red Cross work hand-in-hand on the dental care, treatment, and procedure of a young girl during SMDC’s Health and Wellness Caravan at SM City Marilao on Friday, April 1. SMDC’s project and volunteer partners include SM Foundation Incorporated, SM Supermalls in Marilao, Philippine Red Cross, as well as local government agencies. (Photo courtesy of SM Marilao)
The Good Guys Health and Wellness Caravan provides comprehensive health checks and wellness care to communities where SMDC developments are located.
This year, SMDC’s project and volunteer partners include SM Foundation Incorporated, SM Supermall in Marilao and Baliwag, Philippine Red Cross as well as the local government agencies.
A total of 723 beneficiaries in Bulacan were able to avail of various free services such as a medical checkup, dental extraction, vital signs monitoring like blood pressure checkup, and basic diagnostic examinations that include blood chemistry.
On top of the medical and dental services, beneficiaries also received free eye checkups and eyeglasses.
Thousands of free medicines and other health supplements were likewise given during the caravan.
Anchored on the belief that people living in secure and healthy environments make a happy community, SMDC continues its commitment as another health and wellness caravan is slated for the last week of this month.
Communities in Baliwag will have access to free health services through SMDC’s Health and Wellness Caravan on April 27 at SM City Baliwag from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.