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PHO Sarangani brings meds to disease-stricken villages

PHO Sarangani brings meds to disease-stricken villages

ALABEL, Sarangani (November 29, 2018) – Provincial Health Office (PHO) personnel load medical supplies bound for the hinterlands of Malapatan on November 28 with a team composed of Department of Health personnel, the provincial government, municipal government, Red Cross and from other agencies that set out to conduct medical mission and further investigate suspected measles cases there. More medics and medical supplies will follow via helicopter today. These cases were concentrated in sitios of Barangay Upper Suyan. Upper Suyan is roughly 3 hours ride but reaching the nearest Sitio Alna would take seven hours trek. It takes another five more hours of trekking to get into the farthest Sitio Upper Kyugam. (Tres Besana/SARANGANI COMMUNICATIONS SERVICE)

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