The Regional Medical and Dental Unit 10 (RMDU10) has extended its services by conducting a Serbisyong Pangkalusugan: a Health Fair para sa Higalang Kapulisan with PBGEN RICARDO G LAYUG JR., Acting Regional Director, PRO10 as guest of honor and speaker at the Multi-Purpose Hall, Camp 1Lt Vicente G Alagar, Lapasan, Cagayan de Oro City on November 8, 2023.

The activity was dubbed as “Healthy Higalang Pulis dahil Alagang C.A.R.D.O” which involves a diverse range of activities and health promotion offerings that cater to various aspects of healthcare.

As November being Lung Cancer Awareness month, the RMDU 10 invited Dra. Irene Fustina J Casiño, a distinguished Resource Speaker from the Philippine College of Chest Physicians, to discuss about the healthy lifestyle and understanding lung cancer, including its diagnosis and management. In addition, PCpl Caryl Jean C Hisoler provided valuable insights into stress management.

The event offered various free services such as Random Blood Sugar Screening, Flu and Pneumonia Vaccines, Total Cholesterol Screening, ECG, Hand/Foot Massages, Eyeglasses, Back Massages, Haircuts, Manicure/Pedicure services, Karada Scans for Body Fat, Nutritional Counseling, and many more.

In his message, PBGEN LAYUG underlined the importance of maintaining individual health and said, “While we work tirelessly to protect and serve our communities, we must also remember to safeguard our own well-being. It is essential that we take proactive steps to maintain our health and ensure that we are fit to serve the community.”

PBGEN LAYUG also expressed his profound gratitude to the RMDU 10, led by PCOL MICHELLE A ARBAN, Chief, RMDU and all healthcare providers for their unwavering commitment to this collaborative effort. ###