Tuesday, January 28, 2014

7ID and ABS-CBN Conduct MEDCAP in Calumpit, Bulacan

FORT RAMON MAGSAYSAY, Nueva Ecija - The 7th Infantry (Kaugnay) Division under the leadership of Maj Gen Hernando DCA Iriberri AFP in partnership with ABS-CBN “Sagip Kapamilya” Foundation Inc., conducted a joint Medical and Dental Civic Action Program (MEDCAP) at Brgy Frances, Calumpit, Bulacan last January 25, 2014.

            A total of 723 beneficiaries, mostly residents of Barangay Frances and its neighboring barangays, availed of the free medical and dental check-up and treatment; while several others also ventured on and sport a new hairstyle from our soldier-barbers during the activity. The MEDCAP was made possible through the effort of the 48th Infantry Battalion, under Lt Col Alexei Musñgi, in collaboration and coordination with the stakeholders in the Municipality of Calumpit.

            Brig Gen R Demosthenes C Santillan, 7ID Assistant Division Commander, graced the said activity. 7ID and ABS-CBN “Sagip Kapamilya” Foundation Inc. organized and conducted the medical and dental mission to bring the basic medical and dental services to the less fortunate people in the said area.

Barangay Captain Epitacio G Cruz, in behalf of the Barangay Council, expressed his gratitude to 7ID, especially the Fort Magsaysay Army Station Hospital (FMASH) medical and dental team, and the ABS-CBN for the free medical and dental treatment provided to his constituents, and the organizers and the soldiers, who made the activity a success.

            Meanwhile, a film showing of the peace and development effort by the AFP was also conducted by the 48th Infantry Battalion to entertain patients, while waiting for the free medical and dental treatment,

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