In Bulacan, 50 doctors and volunteers have joined a medical mission to help the poor.
On Friday, April 1, the SM Development Corporation (SMDC) hosted a Health and Wellness Caravan in Marilao, Bulacan, where more than 700 impoverished patients received free medical, dental, and vision care from 50 doctors and volunteers.
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 visits neighborhoods where SMDC developments are located to deliver thorough health examinations and wellness services.
SM Foundation Incorporated, SM Supermall in Marilao and Baliwag, Philippine Red Cross, and local government agencies are among SMDC's project and volunteer partners this year.
A total of 723 individuals in Bulacan were able to partake of different free treatments like as a medical checkup, dental extraction, vital signs monitoring like blood pressure checking, and basic diagnostic procedures that include blood chemistry.
Beneficiaries received free eye exams and eyeglasses in addition to medical and dental care.
During the procession, thousands of free medicines and other health supplements were also distributed.
Based on the concept that happy communities are made up of individuals who live in safe and healthy environments, SMDC is planning another health and wellness caravan for the last week of this month.
The SMDC's Health and Wellness Caravan will be held on April 27 at SM City Baliwag from 8 a.m. to provide free health services to the residents of Baliwag. from 4 p.m. to 4 p.m.