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Team Wescom brightens local smiles in Bagong Silang

Published: Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Camp General Artemio Ricarte, Puerto Princesa City (April 20) – Team Wescom dentists have been very busy catering to patients in Barangay Bagong Silang, as it leads interagency civic action program in Barangay Bagong Silang, Puerto Princesa City. The program was designed to provide medical and dental mission and information drive on the different programs and projects of the national government.

 Headed by Team Wescom, the interagency activity was participated in by 4th Marine Battalion Landing Team, Junior Chamber International Puerto Princesa Kiao, 1310th Dental Dispensary of the 570th Composite Tactical Wing, the Naval Forces West dental dispensary, and barangay officials. The dental civic action program (dencap) and community health engagement training was held April 20 in Barangay Bagong Silang, Puerto Princesa City. It included operation tuli (circumcision), free haircut, and gender awareness lectures.

 

 The program was aimed at promoting the health and well-being of the residents of the said barangay as well as educating the community healthcare workers to equip them with the necessary knowledge and skills with regards to providing primary healthcare.

 After the dental mission and the dissemination of the different programs and projects of the national government, the whole-day activity culminated with food feeding. With the services extended to them, the recipients were very happy and thankful as could be glimpsed from their cheery faces.

 At the end of the day, everybody was exhausted yet everyone considered it a self-fulfilling activity as the group was able to help those people in dire need of the services of the national government.

 

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