The University of Southern Mindanao Hospital celebrates its 45th Founding Anniversary today, February 12, 2024.
Guided by the theme “𝙐𝙎𝙈𝙃: 𝙊𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙘𝙤𝙢𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝘾𝙝𝙖𝙡𝙡𝙚𝙣𝙜𝙚𝙨, 𝘽𝙪𝙞𝙡𝙙𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙍𝙚𝙨𝙞𝙡𝙞𝙚𝙣𝙘𝙚 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙎𝙪𝙨𝙩𝙖𝙞𝙣𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙀𝙭𝙘𝙚𝙡𝙡𝙚𝙣𝙘𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙧𝙤𝙪𝙜𝙝 𝙌𝙪𝙖𝙡𝙞𝙩𝙮 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝘾𝙤𝙢𝙥𝙖𝙨𝙨𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙖𝙩𝙚 𝘾𝙖𝙧𝙚”, various medical activities are lined up this year as part of the week-long celebration. They include free consultation, free fasting blood sugar determination, free removal of cysts, free eye screening, and skincare.
“𝙒𝙚 𝙝𝙖𝙫𝙚 𝙞𝙣𝙫𝙞𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝙨𝙪𝙧𝙜𝙚𝙤𝙣𝙨 𝙩𝙤 𝙥𝙚𝙧𝙛𝙤𝙧𝙢 𝙫𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙤𝙪𝙨 𝙨𝙪𝙧𝙜𝙚𝙧𝙞𝙚𝙨. 𝙏𝙝𝙞𝙨 𝙨𝙚𝙧𝙫𝙚𝙨 𝙖𝙨 𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙞𝙣𝙞𝙩𝙞𝙖𝙡 𝙨𝙩𝙚𝙥 𝙞𝙣 𝙛𝙪𝙡𝙡𝙮 𝙨𝙝𝙤𝙬𝙘𝙖𝙨𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙬𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙐𝙎𝙈 𝙝𝙖𝙨 𝙩𝙤 𝙤𝙛𝙛𝙚𝙧. 𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙥𝙪𝙧𝙥𝙤𝙨𝙚 𝙗𝙚𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙙 𝙞𝙣𝙫𝙞𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙨𝙚 𝙨𝙪𝙧𝙜𝙚𝙤𝙣𝙨 𝙞𝙨 𝙩𝙤 𝙙𝙚𝙢𝙤𝙣𝙨𝙩𝙧𝙖𝙩𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙐𝙎𝙈 𝙞𝙨 𝙢𝙤𝙧𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙖𝙣 𝙬𝙝𝙖𝙩 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙮 𝙢𝙞𝙜𝙝𝙩 𝙝𝙖𝙫𝙚 𝙥𝙚𝙧𝙘𝙚𝙞𝙫𝙚𝙙. 𝙎𝙤𝙢𝙚 𝙢𝙖𝙮 𝙝𝙖𝙫𝙚 𝙪𝙣𝙙𝙚𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙩𝙞𝙢𝙖𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝙞𝙩𝙨 𝙨𝙞𝙯𝙚, 𝙖𝙨𝙨𝙪𝙢𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙞𝙩 𝙩𝙤 𝙗𝙚 𝙨𝙢𝙖𝙡𝙡, 𝙗𝙪𝙩 𝙞𝙣 𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙡𝙞𝙩𝙮, 𝙞𝙩 𝙝𝙖𝙨 𝙖𝙣 𝙚𝙞𝙜𝙝𝙩𝙮-𝙗𝙚𝙙 𝙘𝙖𝙥𝙖𝙘𝙞𝙩𝙮,” said Dr. Annaleah B. Lasaga, the USM Hospital Director, in an interview.
Bailing Solaiman, one of the beneficiaries, emphasized the importance of checking health conditions regularly to prevent complications. ‘…𝙢𝙖𝙥𝙮𝙖 𝙢𝙖𝙣 𝙞 𝙖𝙧𝙚𝙣 𝙢𝙜𝙖 𝙢𝙖𝙮𝙖𝙗𝙖 𝙥𝙖𝙧𝙖 𝙢𝙖𝙞𝙡𝙖𝙮 𝙣𝙖𝙢𝙞 𝙣𝙜𝙚𝙣 𝙄 𝙠𝙤𝙣𝙙𝙞𝙨𝙮𝙤𝙣 𝙣𝙖𝙢𝙞 (𝙈𝙖𝙜𝙖𝙣𝙙𝙖 𝙣𝙖 𝙢𝙖𝙮 𝙢𝙜𝙖 𝙜𝙖𝙣𝙞𝙩𝙤 𝙥𝙖𝙧𝙖 𝙢𝙖𝙠𝙞𝙩𝙖 𝙣𝙖𝙢𝙞𝙣 𝙠𝙤𝙣𝙙𝙞𝙨𝙮𝙤𝙣 𝙣𝙖𝙢𝙞𝙣),’ she expressed.
The surgeons invited for cyst removal are Dr. Estillore, Dr. Vilela, Dr. Pedregosa, and Dr. Macasaet. Additionally, Dr. H. Segocio will conduct eye screenings. The operation for cleft lip and palate repair will take place from February 15-18, 2024, while the bloodletting will occur on February 24, 2024.