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In observance of the Rotary Month on Disease Prevention and Treatment and in consonance with Rotary Area of Focus on Maternal and Child Health, the Rotary Club of San Jose implemented a commendable project to promote and safeguard the health and wellness of San Joseńos dubbed as “Libreng Bakuna Handog ng Rotary Club of San Jose” held last August 6 at the Pilot Elementary School, San Jose, Occidental Mindoro.
Almost three hundred individuals benefitted from the said project which comprises more than 100 children who received MMR vaccines, 80 adults for anti-flu and 70 persons were vaccinated with anti-pneumonia. The said project was made possible in partnership with Honorable Board Member PP Diana Apigo Tayag and in cooperation with Daughters of Mary Immaculate International (DMI) and Occidental Mindoro Medical Society. Moreover, the said project aimed to support the maternal and child care in view of the emergence of pandemic and the onset of wet season where people are vulnerable to flu and pneumonia and to increase immunity while still waiting for their schedule of COVID 19 vaccination jabs.
RCSJ Launches “Sulong, Dunong at Kalusugan hatid sa mga Katutubong Mag-aaral” Project
In preparation for the pronouncements of Dep-Ed “Pagbubukas ng Face to Face Classes”, the Rotary Club of San Jose together with RC Lubang Island, RC Santo Tomas Manila and PNP 1st Occidental Mindoro Provincial Mobile Force launched the project on “Sulong, Dunong at Kalusugan hatid sa mga Katutubong Mag-aaral. The project aimed to empower the Indigenous peoples (Mangyan) of Tau-Buid Tribe and learners of Tinamisan Elementary School through heightened awareness on basic minimum health standard protocols to prevent the spread of COVID 19 when the much-awaited face to face classes start.
Another recipient of RCSJ Disease Prevention and Treatment program were the Hanunuo Tribes in Barangay Bato-ili, the school community and Alitaytayan Elementary School of San Jose, Occidental Mindoro which is also in collaboration with the PNP 1st Provincial Mindoro. The participating Clubs distributed medicines for pain, cough and fever as well as iron vitamins. The Provincial Mobile Task Force on the other hand, distributed food packs and one-day meal for the learners and parents during the said activity. A total