The Negros Occidental government, through the Economic Enterprise Development Department-Hospital Operations Division, in cooperation with the International Surgical Health Initiative group, will hold a medical-surgical mission in Escalante City from February 1 to 4, and Sagay City from February 7 to 11, a Capitol press release said.
ISHI is a non-profit organization composed of volunteer surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses, who have conducted international work outside the United States, including the Philippines, for the first time.
The group will be providing free surgical operations for hernia, gallstones removal, hemorrhoids, intestinal surgery, and breast diseases, among others to prospective patient-beneficiaries, the press release said.
Initial screening is ongoing at the Vicente Gustilo District Hospital in Escalante City, Alfredo Marañon Sr. Memorial Hospital in Sagay City, Calatrava District Hospital, and the Sagay City Health Office.
For further details, interested parties may call the Vicente Gustilo District Hospital through Dr. Joventino Jubal or Dr. Nilo del Carmen at Tel. No. 213-0231 in Escalante; Dr. Carmelo Arguelles in Calatrava at Tel. No. 727-7779; Dr. Juanito Abastillas in Sagay City (213-0088) or Dr. Romulo Mogul at the EEDD-Hospital Operations Division (434-7821), the press release added.*
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PICPA sets gab in Bacolod
The Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants Negros Occidental chapter will conduct a seminar on Proper Preparation and Presentation of 2010 Financial Statements Jan. 21 to 22, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Planta Hotel, Araneta Street, Bacolod City, a PICPA press release said.
Resource speaker will be Jekell Salosagcol.
Participants will be entitled to a total of 16 CPE credits, and for reservations or queries, PICPA members may call tel. nos. 4347191, 4762276 or 09102242594, the press release added.*
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