Hipodromo folk receive free medical, dental services Monday, September 5, 2011
Hundreds of residents of Barangay Hipodromo, Cebu City availed themselves of free dental services like tooth extraction from volunteer dentists
during the dental mission of Aboitiz Foundation, Pilmico Foods Corporation and radio dyHP last August 28, 2011.
Some 650 residents of Barangay Hipodromo, Cebu City availed themselves of free medical and dental services provided by the Aboitiz Foundation, Inc., in partnership with radio dyHP, last August 28, 2011.
Residents received free tooth extraction and medical consultation from volunteer doctors and nurses. They were also given free medicines and dental kits from the Foundation.
The Foundation and dyHP held the dental mission to promote the well-being of the barangay residents. It was also one of the activities to commemorate dyHP’s 59th founding anniversary.
Fifteen dentists from the Philippine Dental Association-Cebu Chapter volunteered to perform tooth extractions while employees from Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. and other volunteers assisted during the procedure.
Employees of radio dyHP and nursing students from St. Paul College were also present to lend their services to the residents of the barangay.
Medical and dental missions, which fall under the Aboitiz Foundation’s primary health and child care program, aim to provide quality health care to those cannot afford it.
The Aboitiz Foundation is the corporate foundation of the Aboitiz Group with social development initiatives focused on the areas of education, enterprise development, primary health and child care, and the environment.