Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya—More than 1,000 poor villagers here recently received free health services from the Nueva Vizcaya Electric Cooperative (Nuvelco).
Lopito Lloyd Valdez, Nuvelco chairman, said the health services composed of medical and dental components, which benefited villagers of barangay Masoc here.
He said the services given were medical and pediatric consultations, dental check-up, tooth extraction and blood donation, including free medicines and vaccines.
“This activity was made in line with our Corporate Social Responsibility, which focused on health and wellness of poor villagers within our service areas,” Valdez said.
He added that the yearly medical and dental services are also given to adopted barangays to strengthen Nuvelco’s quality service for its consumers and members.
The cooperative is also committed to rehabilitate the service lines and other innovative services as part of its advocacy efforts to spread the wellness and competence for the health benefits of its member-consumers, Valdez said.
He also acknowledged the support, participation, and involvement of the following medical professionals and other support agencies.
They include the medical team headed by Dr. Aurora T. Agustin, 4 dentists headed by Dr. Manuel Viloria, the coop’s dentist, and eight other nurses who offered their services to the villagers.
Police officers led by Police Senior Inspector Vilma Gaoiran, Chief of the Women and Children Protection Desk/Police Community Relations of Bayombong Municipal Police Station, also helped.
The activity, Valdez added, was also carried out in coordination with the San Miguel Energy Corporation (SMEC) ― Nuvelco’s energy provider ― along with the Philippine Red Cross, the Provincial Health Office of Nueva Vizcaya, several provincial board members, and barangay officials.