Lapu-Lapu City—Two days after the inauguration of the BGen Benito N. Ebuen Air Base Hospital, the hospital’s medical team partnered with SM Foundation to conduct a mission in nearby Barangay Pajo and the neighboring villages of Marigondon, Gun-ob, Basak, Engaño, Ibo, Canjulao, Poblacion and Babag.
Maj. Mares Cecile T. Lapada, MC OIC of the hospital and head of the medical mission, said: “It is time for the men and women of the BGen Ebuen Hospital to work as a team to prove to everyone that the hospital can answer calls for medical assistance.
“With the kindness of SM Foundation, we commit our unwavering dedication to duty to help the distressed,” she added.
Hundreds availed of medical consultations, dental services, blood chemistry and ECG tests. Medical volunteers from the local government unit of Lapu-Lapu also assisted in the endeavor. SM provided free medicines for the patients including vitamins for children and seniors.
Ebuen hospital staff also served nutritious arroz caldo to all those awaiting consultation