MAG Co-Chairperson, Dr. Jaime Galvez Tan, also heads Health Futures Foundation, Inc. and they are conducting Medical Disaster Response in Eastern Samar called HELP SAGIP SAMAR. They are in need of 2 medical doctors and 2 psychologists for their Giporlos mission on December 10-14 and 6 medical doctors, 2 psychologists and 2 dentists on their Quinapundan mission on December 17-21. For any inquires, please contact MAG at 433-1594 or text 0917 840 4000 and 0928 505 7294. Maraming Salamat po!
Please find below a copy of the eHealthPH newsletter which includes community appeals from LGUs in Typhoon Yolanda-affected areas. The appeals are also posted at the eHealth.Ph website. http://ehealth.ph/index.php/forum/health-disaster-work-in-complex-emergencies/298-appeals-and-requests-from-the-visayas#1306 . eHealth.PH is a project of the Institute of Philippine Culture, Ateneo De Manila University and the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development, Department of Science and Technology. I would like to highlight the community appeals part of the eHealthPH newsletter. We expect to receive more appeals and will use the eHealthPH newsletter to amplify such appeals. You can post your suggestions or response to the appeals at http://ehealth.ph, email or call us at IPC ADMU or direct responses to LGU appeals to the League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP)2nd Flr. LMP Bldg, 265 Ermin Garcia St.,Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines. Tel / Fax Nos: (+63 2) 913 5737 to 38. Thank you and we hope that our collective efforts continue to alleviate the suffering now being experienced by our kababayan in the Visayas .
The Medical Action Group would like to express its heartfelt gratitude to all MAG members, partners and friends who have extended and pledged their support to the victims of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). Please give us a moment to thank all of you:
1. Ms. Thelma H. Borromeo, MAG Member from Alberta, Canada 2. Mr. Joel Borromeo 3. Dr. Lito Ocampo, Consultant, De Los Santos Medical Center, MAG Member 4. Lingap-Kapwa, Oplan Dalita (LINGKOD) Inc. c/o Dr. Jo Pas 5. Mr. Ruben Guieb and Ms. Ofelia Yazon of the University of the Philippines Marine Biological Society 6. Dr. Kitsu Dacanay (MAG Member) and Family 7. Mr. Max de Mesa, Chairperson, Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates 8. Dr. Elsie Castrence, Quezon City 9. Mr. Alfred Simbulan, Jr., Grace and Karen Pimentel Simbulan 10. Regina Walter, Vienna, Austria 11. Demmel Family, Vienna, Austria 12. Mr. Elmer Galman through LINGKOD 13. Burugkos, Inc. c/o Vice President and Mimay Baybay 14. Mr. Thomas and Ms. Rosa Walter, Vorarlberg, Austria 15. The Asia Foundation, through its Law and Human Rights Program (Country Representative Steve Rood, PhD, Atty. Carolyn Mercado, Monica Celine Caro) 16. Mr. Vincent and Angelita Le Clerc, France (sister of Thelma Borromeo) 17. Ms. Rosalie van Otten and family and friends from New Mexico, USA 18. Ms. Angela Scheiber's family and friends from Austria 19. Ms. Christine Walter and Robert Puskas from Vienna, Austria 20.Mr. and Mrs . Jay Azucena and Marina Wetzlmaier Family from Wels, Austria 21. Mr. Berndt Scheiber from Vienna, Austria
Medicines, Water, Food, Grocery Items, Clothing:
1. Ms. Farah Joshua Sevilla and Ms. Aline Sevilla 2. Dr. Jenny Madamba (MAG Member) and Sir Max de Mesa 3. Dr. Yvonne Entico, MAG Psychiatric Consultant, MAG Member 4. Dr. Faith Joan Mesa-gaerlan, Philippine College of Emergency Physicians 5. Dr. Arlene Santiago-Toreja (MAG Member) and Dr. Alvino Torreja, Dentists 6. Women's Crisis Center, Inc. (WCC) 7. Kapisanan ng mga Kamag-anak at Migranteng Manggagawang Pilipino, Inc. (KAKAMMPI) 8. Ms. Rose Trajano, PAHRA Secretary-General, MAG Member 9. Mr. Jerbert M. Briola, MAG Advocacy Officer 10. Dr. Ethel Ruth Olivar Dentist, Bureau of Fire Protection 11. Dr. Nymia Pimentel Simbulan, Executive Director, PhilRights, MAG Member 12. Professor Pete Aton, Trinity University of Asia 13. Dr. Lyde M. Alday-Magpantay, MAG Member 14. Dacanay Family, Quezon City 15. Mr. Lambert "Bebet" Meñez, Ms. Grace "Ghippy" Perez-Samaniego and Dr. Francisco Datar of the University of the Philippines Marine Biological Society 16. Joy Anne Icayan and Family 17. Dandy Semana, Trinity University of Asia 18. Leal Family of Parañaque 19. Emerald Bengzon (MAG Member) and family 20. National Center for Mental Health (NCMH) 21. Catalina de Guzman 22. Vi R Ma Lazaro, MAG Member 23. L'Association Kaibigan-Bretagne, Kaibigan Bezons and Kaibigan émeraude c/o Claudie le Chanu and Dr. Bruno 24. UNILAB Philippines c/o Raymond Santiago 25. Laura Community (Jesus of Nazareth) 26. Dr. Malel Ponio
Medical Team #3 has safely reached Guiuan, Eastern Samar as of 2:23 P.M today. The van is banked in Barangay Poblacion where the current mission center is based. Our gratitude to Ms. Imelda Gagap for hosting our medical teams. All the medical teams are now in Manicani Island.
As of date, MAG already conducted medical missions in Victory Island and Hamorawon. Today, the teams targeted to conduct missions in San Jose and Banaag. Then tomorrow they are headed to Barangay Buenavista. They will head back to Poblacion on November 24th.
Our member-nurse, Evelyn Lo Castillo extended her help to deliver the medicines, clothes and relief goods to Giporlos, Eastern Samar tomorrow. Thank you to our two registered nurse-volunteers who will fly with Evelyn, Jay Boholst and Karen Molina.
Thank you UNILAB Philippines for donating additional medicines for Tubabao and Victory Islands through our member Dr. Jack Medrana. Mabuhay po kayo.