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WAMY extends medical services to Matanog villagers

HEALTH • 05:15 AM Sun Aug 23, 2015
Edwin Fernandez and DXMS-AM radio reports

MATANOG, Maguindanao - Hundreds of villagers here have availed of medical mission conducted by World's Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY) over the weekend.Residents here admitted to DXMS-AM RAdyo Bida they seldom visit a health center unless a relative in a very serious health situation.Poverty, distance to health stations were among the reasons they forwarded.Now that a medical team was in town, many villagers here, mostly belonging toIranun tribe, have availed of the services rendered by WAMY.One of them was Lola Ta Bai. She was so elated that she had her health checked by a professional medical practitioner.She lauded the organizers of the medical mission, hoping it will become a regular activity in her village.

Its been a while when farmer Bacros Saudagar have not seen a doctor. So when the free medical services were offered, he trooped to the venue and availed of the services.Nurhida Duma, a mother of four, said she was hoping medical mission in Matanog will come regularly for the benefit of indigent villagers.Wikipedia saidMatanog is a 4th class municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 23,269 people in 6,263 households.

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