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Lab for All Program’ of the First Lady successful in El Salvador City 

by Gerry Lee Gorit 

EL SALVADOR CITY, Misamis Oriental – Thousands of residents in this city availed of free medical, legal, and other services of national government agencies and private entities through the “Lab for All” caravan held May 16-17 in this city, and the pre-event held in various towns of the province. 

The program is also part of President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr Serbisyo Caravan, from May 16-17, 2024, for both Cagayan de Oro and Misamis Oriental. 

The project, which provides free consultation, x-ray, laboratory services, and medicines to the far-flung provinces, is dedicated to the less fortunate who cannot afford to undergo medical check-ups. In her speech, First Lady Liza Araneta-Marcos thanked all the people who came and supported her advocacy of distributing different services needed by the people, through the different agencies of the National Government. 

Araneta-Marcos explained that “Lab for All” caravans are held in various provinces to provide free medical services from government agencies such as the Department of Health and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority. 

“Pinapaabot ng asawa ko ang taus-puso niyang pasasalamat sa inyong lahat,” the president’s first lady said. She said, all the government agencies work hand in hand to give total services to the residents of the province. 

Misamis Oriental Governor Peter “Sr. Pedro” M. Unabia, for his part, thanked the Marcos Family for their commitment to the Filipino people, especially in bringing essential services to the people of the province. “In behalf of the province, together with Rep Yevgeny Vincente “Bambi” Emano, Vice Governor Jeremy Jonahmar “Jigjag” Pelaez and members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan…together with the mayors, the Liga ng mga Barangay ABC presidents of the cities and municipalities headed by Board Member Robert “Bobet” de Lara, please accept our sincerest gratitude. 

Madam it is an honor to welcome you here in our beloved province,” Unabia said. BRAINCHILD PROJECT A brainchild of First Lady Liza Araneta-Marcos, who attended the activities here on Thursday, the caravan primarily aims to bring health care closer to the public, especially in rural communities. 

The Department of Health provided medicines, diet supplement packages for the pregnant, oral health family packs,wheelchairs, foldable walkers, two pedia walkers, and six pairs of crutches. Medical practitioners provided family, pediatrics, ob-gyn, ear, nose, and throat, ophthalmology, and dental checkups, as well as minor surgeries. 

Among the laboratory services were X-ray, electrocardiography, ultrasound, and hearing tests. The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) provided food packs and financial assistance, it was learned. Other government agencies also delivered various services to the fulfillment of all the beneficiaries,

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