Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare

 
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    Updates from the field
    By - JOYCELYN A. DATU MD - Chairperson
    The cleft lip/cleft palate mission went very well. We were able to do 122 surgeries and 7 obturators. The work continues, we need to coordinate the return of the equipment, attend goodbye receptions for the volunteers and now prepare for the june 21 post operation check up. Now that we have the extension building, we are...
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare has received 1 donation
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare has received 2 donations
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    updates
    By - Joycelyn Datu - Chairperson
      Dear friends, In addition to our ongoing activities, below are the goals of the Love for Life Foundation and JADMC for 2014: 1. Above Knee Prosthetics   -we will work with the International Red Cross sponsored Jubilee group of Davao to introduce KDF (Kapampangan Development Foundation) to their above knee...
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare has received 6 donations
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    Operation Smile
    By - Mrs. Sylvia ordonez - Director, Dr. Jesus A. Datu Medical Center
      From the JADMC, Mrs. Sylvia Ordonez: The cleft lip/ palate international surgical mission finished yesterday. Done were 101 surgeries and 6 obturators. 172 were screened. We are now busy clearing up and discharging the Patients and sending off the volunteers, etc. pist operation check up will be on Dec 6. This...
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare has made updates to their project page.
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    TYPHOON YOLANDA
    By - Joycelyn Datu, MD - Chairperson
    The Love for Life Foundation began as a disaster relief effort in the early 1990's with the eruption of the Mount Pinatubo volcano. Over the years we have focused on a more permanent presence in the Philippines in the form of the Dr. Jesus A. Datu Medical Center. The recent tragedy affecting thousands of Filipinos brings us...
    • 9 months ago
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    TYPHOON YOLANDA
    By - Joycelyn Datu, MD - Chairperson
    The JADMC and Love for Life Foundation continues to do what we can, as described in prior project reports to you. It is saddening to see that death and suffering caused by this most recent natural disaster. The Philippines is no stranger to natural catastrophes but this is one of the worst. Unfortunately, another typhoon is...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare has received 1 donation
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare has received 5 donations
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    Walking towards a better life
    By - Sandra Dickison - In-the-field Representative
    The following is an e-postcard from Sandra Dickison, a GlobalGiving Representative in the Philippines. Traveling over 6 hours, Pampanga resident Joey brought her 4 year-old daughter, Princess, to the Dr. Jesus A. Datu Medical Clinic on June 25th.  When we first met Princess she seemed like a typical kid - shy around...
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    Updates from the Dr. Jesus A.Datu Medical Center
    By - Joycelyn A. Datu, MD - Chairperson, Love for Life Foundation
    We recently hosted the members of the GlobalGiving team at the JADMC. They toured the Prosthetics Department, led by two fully trained and liensed prosthetics manufacturers who follow patients from start to finish. They first custom fit each patient, make the prosthetics themselves, then refer them to the rehabilitation...
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    Updates from the Dr. JesusA.Datu Medical Center
    By - Joycelyn A. Datu, MD - Chairperson, Love for Life Foundation
    This report will focus on the Prosthetics program. In 2012, 110 below the knee prosthetics were manufactured at the JADMC and distributed to the needy. We completed construction for the rehabilitation center and physical therapists from Arellano University have commenced the rehabilitation program. We have two fulltime...
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare has made updates to their project page.
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    Updates from the Dr. Jesus A. Datu Medical Center
    By - Joycelyn A. Datu, MD - Chairperson, Love for Life Foundation
    Here is just a sample of our programs. The JADMC schedule of activities is extremely hectic but very rewarding.   our upcoming Harelip/Cleft Palate Surgical Mission will target 150 patients and involve over 50 volunteers cataract surgeries occur every day, at least five patients per day, and screenings and...
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare has received 7 donations
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    Updates from the Dr. Jesus A. Datu Medical Center
    By - Joycelyn A. Datu, MD - Chairperson, Love for Life Foundation
    Dear Friends, The JADMC has been very active and very busy. To name just a few programs: maternal and well child clinic dental clinic manufacturing and distributing 33 prosthetics for the month of July the staff is in the field monitoring three satellite birthing clinics in remote areas of the province screenings for...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    Updates from the JADMC
    By - Joycelyn A. Datu, MD - Project Leader
    Great News! The Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office has approved us for a 3M Philippine Peso grant. The required output needed is 300 cataract surgeries, 200 pterygium surgeries, 133 prosthetics, and 200 harelip and cleft palate surgeries. The first release of the funds is in April. We are doing as much as we can as the...
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare has made updates to their project page.
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare has made updates to their project page.
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    Cataract surgery
    By - Joycelyn A. Datu, MD - Chairperson
    January has been a busy month. Dr. Eric Lohse and his wife Vicki (an RN) came to the JADMC from Illinois. Together with our staff they completed 61 cataract surgeries and 39 pterygium surgeries. Due to the lack of surgical microscopes they worked until 3 am each night to accomplish this goal. We have three and one of them...
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    Bigger and Better
    By - Joycelyn A. Datu MD - Chairperson
    We are happy to report that the Jesus A. Datu Medical Center (JADMC) is growing exponentially! October marked the groundbreaking of the Ear, Nose, and Throat Center. This will be located in a new building behind the JADMC, offering harelip, cleft palate, and microsurgeries of the ear. It also marked the inauguration of the...
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    Ambulatory Surgical Center
    By - Joycelyn A. Datu, MD - Chairperson
    The Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) was inaugurated last month. In order for it to be fully operational, which entails we need to complete some requirements as stated by the Department of Health. These include the following equipment: UV light cardiac monitor loupe cataract sets biometry machines We have reached...
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare has received 9 donations
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    Disability services
    By - Joycelyn A. Datu MD - Chairperson
    June 14, 2011 marked the inauguration of the Prosthetics Laboratory at the Dr. Jesus A. Datu Medical Center. 10 new prosthetics, manufactured on site, were distributed without charge to those in need. Brigadier General Ron Sconyers, Worldwide President of Physicians for Peace, was the guest of honor. This makes the JADMC...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    Current projects at the JADMC
    By - Joycelyn A. Datu MD - Project Leader
    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...
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    JADMC Progress Report
    By - Joycelyn A. Datu MD - Project Leader
    The Jesus A. Datu Medical Center has been the hub of many projects simultaneously over the past few months. On December 11 we had a cataract screening of 376 patients. With the help of 4 volunteer opthalmologists and 3 optometrists, 123 of these patients were found eligible for surgery. The other cases consisted of...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    Mother Child Charity Clinic
    By - Joycelyn A. Datu, MD - Project Leader
    The Mother Child Charity Clinic takes place every Friday at the Jesus A. Datu Medical Center. Each Friday is assigned to various organizations, such as the Rotary Club, Lions' Club, Soroptimists, Kapampangan Development Foundation, and Datu Angeles David Foundation, among other volunteers. Obstetricians, Gynecologist,...
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare has received 7 donations
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    Status Report on Jesus A. Datu Medical Center
    By - Joycelyn A. Datu MD - Project Leader
    On July 10, the JADMC medical equipment donated by World Medical Relief was delivered. It includes a Phaeco machine and 2 lasers giving us the capability to do cataract and glaucoma surgeries. With equipment now delivered and renovations done, we have filed the application permit for a Level 1 General Services Hospital....
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    Zero Maternal and Infant Mortality
    By - Joycelyn A. Datu MD - Project Leader
    We are excited about the ongoing events at the Jesus A. Datu Medical Center! We are playing the central role in the "Pampanga Zero Maternal and Infant Mortality Campaign". This project will establish 30 midwife-owned clinics under the social franchise brand name of Well Family Midwife Clinics (WFMCs). The JADMC will be the...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    Medical Mission
    By - JOYCELYN A. DATU MD - CHAIRPERSON, LOVE FOR LIFE FOUNDATION
    The LFLF worked alongside the Kapampangan Development Foundation (KDF) and the Datu Angeles David Foundation and held its annual medical/dental/cataract mission February 12-13, 2010 and Feb 19-21, 2010. Over 500 medical and dental patients were seen. Approximately sixty cataract patients were successfully operated. In...
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    We Have Joined Forces!
    By - JOYCELYN A. DATU MD - CHAIRPERSON, LOVE FOR LIFE FOUNDATION
    On November 7, 2009 our foundation made a formal agreement with the Kapampangan Development Foundation of the Philippines to make the Jesus A. Datu Medical Center the major cataract center for the province of Pampanga. Other plans for the JADMC include: a birthing center, cleft palate surgeries, prosthesis lab, health...
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare has received 6 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    PROJECT UPDATE
    By - JOYCELYN A. DATU, MD - CHAIRPERSON
    The inauguration of the Jesus A. Datu Medical Center took place on February 12, 2009. That same week the Love For Life Foundation conducted a medical mission at the Center where over 500 medical and dental patients were treated. 66 indigent patients underwent free cataract operations under the sponsorship of the...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare posted a progress report
    PROJECT UPDATE
    By - JOYCELYN A. DATU MD - CHAIRPERSON, LOVE FOR LIFE FOUNDATION
    The town of Bacolor, Pampanga is slowly coming back to life. People in resettlement areas are returning home and rebuilding in their hometown. Ironically Bacolor has become somewhat of a tourist destination because its architecture was buried under 50 feet of mud, and only the steeples of the churches can be seen. The...
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • Helping People Afford Basic Healthcare has received 9 donations
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Joycelyn Datu

Chairman
Ledyard, Connecticut United States

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