Health aid for conflict-affected families in Pikit, North Cot.

One hundred thirty-seven (137) individuals in Brgy. Rajahmuda, Pikit, North Cotabato availed free health services during the Medical Mission on February 5, 2017 by the International Monitoring Team (IMT) in partnership with the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) and the Department of Health (DOH) in Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).

According to Julie Maliga, BDA staff the said activity aimed to extend medical assistance to the Moro people in the conflict affected areas in Mindanao (CAAM).

Health services provided were blood pressure (BP) taking, blood sugar test, urine test and free medicines for the patients.

Dr. Mohammad Afiq from Malaysia headed the said medical check-up.

Diseases identified from the patients were headache, flu, backache, allergies and others.

Maliga reported that there were 15 boys who underwent circumcision during the mission.

The health aid also included deworming for the children.

Malaysia has been a partner to BDA for various program and activities for the past years.

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