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Early this morning, our team traversed the severely-damaged roads to Guiuan then hopefully have access to a boat to Manicani Island to continue our Rapid Health Needs Assessment. #YolandaPH #MedicalDisasterResponse
Update on Medical Disaster Reponse on Guiuan, Eastern Samar according to our Emergency Physician volunteer, Dr. Bernadette Velasco. The initiative was headed by Health Futures Foundaiton, Inc's HELP SAGIP SAMAR, in partnership with Department of Health, Paibare, Glaxosmithkline and UNILAB.
Total of 80 barangays have not been reached yet. Only Poblacion and nearby areas have been initially reached.
Presence of DILG (performing clearing Operations)
Red Cross
Four evacuation centers established
supplies are sufficient (contained at the airport)
1. Maintenance of the elderly (hypertension)
2. Prepare wound care kit
To all health professionals (doctors, nurses, psychologists, social workers, etc) and volunteers:

There will be a meeting and psychosocial assessment on MAG's medical mission to the victims of Super Typhoon #YolandaPH (#Haiyan) at 4PM in our office (129-D Matatag Street, Barangay Central, Quezon City).

For more inquiries, please call us at 433-1594.

Dear Members!

The Medical Action Group (MAG) is pleased to publish our 2nd E-Newsletter to bring you the latest news about projects and activities related to our work in providing health services to human rights violation victims and survivors, in torture prevention and inĀ adherence to Code of Medical Ethics, Human Rights Principles and International Humanitarian Laws.

In our 2nd issue, you will find our feature article about the Malnutrition in Bukidnon and the Online Database of the Trained Public Health Doctors ( as well as news articles about MAG, a research on Medico-Legal Documentation conducted by our member, Dr. Catherine Anne Dacanay, and the activities we organized and supported such as torture prevention activities, HIV Forum, Human Rights-Based Policing and Restitution for the Victims and Families of Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances.

We hope you liked our 1st issue and we would appreciate if you could spread the 2nd release to your family, colleagues and friends.

Thank you.


Erlinda N. Senturias, M.D.


Medical Action Group