By Teng Lauban Datu
Cotabato City Bureau Chief .
DATU HOFFER, Maguindanao — The provincial health office of Maguindanao recently launched, a five-day free medical services dubbed ‘Gamutan Pangkalahatan: Isang harirayang handog sa mamamayan ng Maguindanao’ at the Maguindanao Provincial Hospital in Datu Hoffer Ampatuan municipality.
Maguindanao Health Officer Dr. Tahir Sulaik said “the Gamutang Pangkalahatan is an annual activity of IPHO-Maguindanao aimed at serving the 36 municipalities of Maguindanao and neighboring provinces.”
Now on its 14th year, the Gamutan Pangkalahatan includes free medical and surgical procedures such as eye examination and surgery for cataract, breast mass surgery, goiter surgery, cleft lip surgery, hernia surgery, tumor surgery, ligation, vasectomy, CT scan, cancer screening, laboratory services, X-ray and ultrasound, dental services and many others. (with reports from bpi-barmm)