by Ms. Zonit Tumlad- SPUD External Affairs
Posted on 2020-02-18 13:34:06
The Paulinian Outreach Foundation Incorporated (POFI) and St. Paul University Dumaguete open its Community Health and Development Center (CHDC) in Bio-os Amlan, Negros Oriental. This was held last February 8, 2020 at 8:30 in the morning. This is an initiative undertaken by the administration of St. Paul University Dumaguete in their desire to extend health services to the community of Amlan. It started with a short blessing ceremony officiated by Fr. Roman Sagun followed by a short program after which the Medical Mission was undertaken.
The event was graced with representatives from the Regalado Family, Mr. and Mrs. Baltazar Regalado, one of the sons of the donor of the land, the Philippine American Association of North Carolina in the persons of Dr. Robert and Tess Turner, an alumna, Elena Lajato, SPUDAA Board Officers namely Mrs. Rebecca Bautista, Mr. Rodolfo Locsin and Mr. Ruben Badon, the Local Government Unit of Amlan led by their Municipal Mayor, Hon. Manuel Jose Sycip. The Silayan Group and the St. Paul University Alumni Association of North America (SPUDAA-NA) played a great role in making this project possible.
A number of volunteer medical doctors, nurses, staff, teachers, nursing students, together with the administration had participated in the said event. Roughly 500 recipients coming from Barangay Bio-os availed of the services of the medical mission.