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Feb 04 2014

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Dipolog Medical Mission

“As the blossom can’t tell what becomes of its fragrance, We can’t tell what becomes of our influence”

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Held January 26-Feb 1, 2014 in Dipolog and Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte.   Combined UPMASA, UERM New Jersey Alumni and Ugnayan ng Pahinungod, the 2014 medical mission was once again a resounding success!

Preliminary Statistics:

1. Medical- 2,883 (Pedia, Adult consultation)

2. Dental- 487
3. Major- 179
       a. thyroidectomy                          – 58
       b. hernia                                      – 21
       c. cholecystectomy                      – 4
       d. pediatric cases                         – 17
       e. breast mass                             – 2
        f. punch biopsy (breast CA)           – 1
       g. Lipoma                                    – 1
       h. plantar verruca                          – 1
        i. submandibular mass                  – 1
        j. OB Gyne cases                        – 25
       k. imperforate Anus                      – 1
       l. Labial mass                              – 1
     m. parotid mass                             – 1
      n. cheiloplasty                              – 49
4. Minor (lumps and bumps)- 256

Thank you to all supporters, thank you to the missioners, and thank you to the people of Zamboanga del Norte.

 

UPMASA

 

 

 

2 comments

  1. Valentin Dolorico

    The gallbladder resections were all done via laparoscope by Dr. Alex Bobila of UERMMF who brought the instruments and equipment. A first for our missions.
    Val Dolorico

    Majority of the cleft lips were done by Dr. Emmanuel Lat. He trained some of the local surgeons to do it.

  2. Valentin Dolorico

    The gallbladder resections were all done via laparoscope by Dr. Alex Bobila of UERMMF who brought the instruments and equipment. A first for our missions.
    Val Dolorico

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