By DOODGE ANDUJAR
Over 100 patients from all over the province underwent medical operations from the 36 top-caliber surgeons of St. Luke’s Medical Center as Gov. LRay Villafuerte and Vice Gov. Fortunato “Ato” Peña launched the CamSur Surgical Mission in partnership with the Ramon Tulfo Good Samaritan Foundation held at the San Jose District Hospital and Bicol Medical Training Center here, November 18 to 21.
Patients with cleft palate, thyroid, cyst, ovarian mass, myoma, uterine prolapsed, and hernia availed of the services under the program with specialists in pathology, pulmonary, general surgery, ENT, Internal Medicines, Pediatrics, Anesthesia, OB-Gynecology, Medical Technologists, and volunteers from the newly established Advisory Board of the Office of the Vice Governor and personnel from the Provincial Health Office joining in to assist in the undertaking of every patient.
OIC Provincial Health Officer Dr. Adolfo Rosales spearheaded the event in close coordination with the vice governor’s Advisory Board Committee on Community Affairs for Health Director Antonina Capuz.
The comprehensive program on health forms part of the multi-sectoral tasks that the dynamic vice governor is taking on as Task Force on Health Chief in his efforts to further strengthen the thrust of the provincial government in delivering basic services to the people of Camarines Sur that Gov. Lray Villafuerte continually spearheads for the whole province.