Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare

Mar 31, 2011

Current projects at the JADMC

The Jesus A. Datu Medical Center continues to serve the community in a variety of ways.

1. Resource mobilization

The rotary clubs of Pampanga will participate in a matching grant program to fund the following:

  • harelip and cleft palate surgery
  • cataract surgery
  • Mother Child Charity Clinic
  • Birthing Clinic
  • mobile clinic
  • Prosthetics lab

The total amount we are requesting is 5M pesos for each project.

2. Projects at JADMC

  • there is now a full-time midwife. Within a month, we will be fully accredited as a Birthing Clinic
  • we are advertising for a full-time opthalmologist. We are still awaiting the donation of equipment necessary to make the Eye Center complete
  • 200 pterygium cases will be performed April 31-May 1
  • screening and measuring of prosthetics will take place April 16. The goal is to provide fifteen prosthetics every month
  • everyday we offer prenatal exams, blood pressure checks, and EKGs
  • free circumcisions take place once a week
  • a mobile clinic will work with municipal health officers and various NGO's to provide medical consultations to the surrounding communities

3. Renovations

  • we need to install a wire mesh on the entrance ramp to make it safer
  • a shed needs to be built in the back to house the generator
  • two scrub tubs need to be installed as required by code
  • almost every room has an air conditioning unit

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Project Leader

Joycelyn Datu

Ledyard, Connecticut United States

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