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Posted on: 05/20/2007 07:39:49 AM

In celebration of October as Ultrasound Awareness Month, the PSUCMI launched a community-based outreach program that will benefit OB-Gyne Patients of a rural barangay in Pasay City.

Held last October 2, 2006 at the Vetanilla Health Center in Pasay City, 51 female residents whose ages range from 18-70 years old, were treated to a Free Pre_natal Ultrasound done by society members Dr. Leopoldo Abad (OB-Gyne), Dr. Nenita Teh (OB-Gyne), Dr. Wilma Aguilar (Perinatology) and assisted by Ms. Gina J. Dela Cruz, affiliate member. Overall Consultant was PSUCMI Secretary Dr. Amaryllis Digna O. Yazon.

Organized with the help of the Community Oriented Medical Education (COME) of the UP Collage of Medicine and the Pasay City health Office, the event would not be made possible without the support of Industry Partners? NPK Medical Trading and Sonorad Asia, Inc. who provided ultrasound equipments and manpower assistance in the person of Ms. Bunny Balugo (Sonorad Asia) and Mr. Dennis Palencia (Biomed Technician of NPK Trading).

Dr. Ricardo T. Quintos promised the residents of Ventanilla, Pasay City and its nearby barangays, that they can look forward to a more lasting partnership with the society together with the industry partners as he wants to make mthe Community Out-Reach Program a more regular activity.