MAASIN CITY-A total of 215 patients availed themselves of free medical services in a mission by a non-profit organization held recently in the municipality of Limasawa.
Worlds-Apart One-Heart Inc. (WAOH) is recognized by the International Revenue System which is managed by Rose Hankins, a Filipina who started the mission in 2005.
A volunteer attends to a patient during the Worlds-Apart-One-Heart (WAOH) medical mission in the municipality of Limasawa, Southern Leyte.
It empowers individuals and communities worldwide to improve access to health care in rural areas like the Philippines.
The organization forges partnerships with medical specialists to provide complex care in their respective areas of mission. It also provides lifesaving surgery, medicines and medical supplies at no cost.
In Southern Leyte, WAOH donated books and school supplies to one identified school in Sogod town.
The team also catered to 37 males for circumcision, 12 for minor surgeries, and 19 patients for dental surgery, among other medical consultations
WAOH medical mission in the municipality of Limasawa was in coordination with the Southern Leyte Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SLCCI) family through Mrs. Epifania Sy, Limasawa local officials led by Mayor Melchor Petracorta, Rural Health Unit staff and personnel, among others. (PIA-8, So. Leyte)