THE POLILLO HEALTH MISSION 2008 Report by: Grace M. Maano M.D. Health Project Coordinator  Philippine Australian Medical A...
THE PROJECT <ul><li>FREE MEDICAL CONSULTATIONS </li></ul><ul><li>FREE SURGICAL OPERATIONS </li></ul><ul><li>FREE GYNAECOLO...
THE PROJECT <ul><li>APRIL 6-8, 2008 (HEALTH MISSION) </li></ul><ul><li>APRIL 9, 2008 (HEALTH TRAINING) </li></ul><ul><li>V...
WHY DO A MEDICAL MISSION? WHY NOT???
WHY PHILIPPINES? <ul><li>One of the third-world countries </li></ul><ul><li>South East Asia </li></ul><ul><li>300,000 km2 ...
WHY POLILLO ISLAND? <ul><li>Lies in the northeastern part of the Philippine archipelag </li></ul><ul><li>Has 3 municipalit...
THE PROJECT VENUE <ul><li>THE POLILLO MEDICARE HOSPITAL </li></ul>
THE ISLAND HOSPITAL <ul><li>POLILLO MEDICARE HOSPITAL </li></ul><ul><li>The only hospital in the island </li></ul><ul><li>...
POLILLO HEALTH PROFILE <ul><li>INFECTIOUS DISEASES: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuberculosis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pneumoni...
SPONSORS <ul><li>Philippine Australian Medical Association –  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Filipino doctors in NSW, mostly GPs ba...
PROJECT PARTNER-SPONSOR <ul><li>UGNAYAN NG PAHINUNGOD </li></ul><ul><li>VOLUNTEER CORPS </li></ul><ul><li>University of th...
LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORT <ul><li>Office of the Provincial Governor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provided boat transportation from...
THE HEALTH MISSION OUTCOME <ul><li>GENERAL SURGERIES: 13 </li></ul><ul><li>MINOR SURGERIES: 76 </li></ul><ul><li>CIRCUMCIS...
THE HEALTH TRAINING OUTCOME <ul><li>120 Barangay Health Workers attended  </li></ul><ul><li>Whole day seminar </li></ul><u...
HEALTH MISSION EXPENSES SUMMARY <ul><li>Medical & Surgical supplies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Php 138,407.80 (~4,000aud) </li...
HEALTH MISSION BUDGET <ul><li>From PAMA $5000 aud </li></ul><ul><li>Anonymous Donor Pledge $5,000 aud </li></ul><ul><li>TO...
NEEDS ASSESSMENT <ul><li>Polillo island being a far-flung hospital will benefit from upgrading of level of health services...
PROJECT PROPOSED FOR HEALTH MISSION 2009 <ul><li>Procurement of X-RAY, ECG and Ultrasound machine for Polillo Medicare Hos...
2009 PROJECT BUDGET ESTIMATE <ul><li>$25,000- Xray machine +/- ECG, USS </li></ul><ul><li>$1,000- for staff training suppo...
Not the end…. <ul><li>…… ..the challenge has just begun! </li></ul>
<ul><li>THANK YOU </li></ul><ul><li>(movie presentation follows for 3 minutes) </li></ul>
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    1. 1. THE POLILLO HEALTH MISSION 2008 Report by: Grace M. Maano M.D. Health Project Coordinator Philippine Australian Medical Association (PAMA) Past Youth Director, Rotary Club of Gosford West
    2. 2. THE PROJECT <ul><li>FREE MEDICAL CONSULTATIONS </li></ul><ul><li>FREE SURGICAL OPERATIONS </li></ul><ul><li>FREE GYNAECOLOGICAL PROCEDURES </li></ul><ul><li>FREE DENTAL EXTRACTIONS </li></ul><ul><li>HEALTH EDUCATION ON BASIC LIFE SUPPORT, FIRST AID, OBSTETRIC EMERGENCIES FOR BARANGAY HEALTH WORKERS (BHWs) </li></ul>
    3. 3. THE PROJECT <ul><li>APRIL 6-8, 2008 (HEALTH MISSION) </li></ul><ul><li>APRIL 9, 2008 (HEALTH TRAINING) </li></ul><ul><li>VENUE: </li></ul><ul><li>POLILLO MEDICARE HOSPITAL </li></ul><ul><li>POLILLO ISLAND </li></ul><ul><li>QUEZON PROVINCE </li></ul><ul><li>PHILIPPINES </li></ul>
    4. 4. WHY DO A MEDICAL MISSION? WHY NOT???
    5. 5. WHY PHILIPPINES? <ul><li>One of the third-world countries </li></ul><ul><li>South East Asia </li></ul><ul><li>300,000 km2 (72 nd ) </li></ul><ul><li>90.5 million population estimate in 2008 (12 th ) </li></ul><ul><li>GDP is 47 th largest in the world </li></ul><ul><li>(over US$ 117.5 billion) </li></ul><ul><li>More than 11 million overseas Filipinos worldwide (11% of the population) </li></ul><ul><li>7, 107 islands </li></ul>
    6. 6. WHY POLILLO ISLAND? <ul><li>Lies in the northeastern part of the Philippine archipelag </li></ul><ul><li>Has 3 municipalities: </li></ul><ul><li>Polillo, Burdeos, Panukulan </li></ul><ul><li>Population of 55,051 (as of 2000) </li></ul><ul><li>11,036 households </li></ul><ul><li>2 Neighboring islands: </li></ul><ul><li>Patnanungan and Jomalig </li></ul><ul><li>Main Occupation: Fishing/Farming </li></ul>
    7. 7. THE PROJECT VENUE <ul><li>THE POLILLO MEDICARE HOSPITAL </li></ul>
    8. 8. THE ISLAND HOSPITAL <ul><li>POLILLO MEDICARE HOSPITAL </li></ul><ul><li>The only hospital in the island </li></ul><ul><li>2 doctors & 23 staff </li></ul><ul><li>10-bed capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Infirmary-level of care </li></ul><ul><li>2-hour boat ride to the nearest District Hospital and another 2-3 hour by land to reach the tertiary-level Provincial Hospital </li></ul>
    9. 9. POLILLO HEALTH PROFILE <ul><li>INFECTIOUS DISEASES: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuberculosis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pneumonia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cough and colds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gastroenteritis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skin diseases: Scabies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CHRONIC DISEASES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hypertension/ Ischemic Heart </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Stroke </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thyroid dysfunctions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diabetes Mellitus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Su </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SURGICAL CASES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Goiters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hernia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lumps and Bumps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moles </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. SPONSORS <ul><li>Philippine Australian Medical Association – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Filipino doctors in NSW, mostly GPs based in Sydney </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>planning stage in 2006, fundraising in 2007, 1 st project actualization in 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Raised $5,000aud for the mission </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rotary Australia World Community Service (RAWCS) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Travel insurance and tax deductibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Club endorsement: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rotary Club of Gosford West (District 9680) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rotary Club of Lucena South (District 3820) </li></ul></ul></ul>
    11. 11. PROJECT PARTNER-SPONSOR <ul><li>UGNAYAN NG PAHINUNGOD </li></ul><ul><li>VOLUNTEER CORPS </li></ul><ul><li>University of the Philippines Manila </li></ul><ul><li>Philippine General Hospital (PGH) </li></ul><ul><li>Manila, Philippines </li></ul><ul><li>Provided fund supplementation for surgical/anaesthetic supplies </li></ul><ul><li>Provided the volunteer doctors/surgeons, dentists, nurses,allied health personnel </li></ul><ul><li>Conducted the ocular inspection, managed all local coordinations </li></ul>
    12. 12. LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORT <ul><li>Office of the Provincial Governor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provided boat transportation from Dinahican Port to Polillo </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Office of the Mayor of Polillo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provided food for the volunteers during the 4 day mission </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The volunteers accommodation and transport from Manila to the port sponsored by PAMA </li></ul><ul><li>Polillo Medicare Hospital staff and Barangay Health workers complemented the manpower </li></ul>
    13. 13. THE HEALTH MISSION OUTCOME <ul><li>GENERAL SURGERIES: 13 </li></ul><ul><li>MINOR SURGERIES: 76 </li></ul><ul><li>CIRCUMCISION: 58 </li></ul><ul><li>GYNAECOLOGICAL SURGERIES: 4 </li></ul><ul><li>PAP’S SMEAR: 33 </li></ul><ul><li>MEDICAL CONSULTS: 508 </li></ul><ul><li>DENTAL PROCEDURES: 257 </li></ul>
    14. 14. THE HEALTH TRAINING OUTCOME <ul><li>120 Barangay Health Workers attended </li></ul><ul><li>Whole day seminar </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch and snacks were provided </li></ul><ul><li>(c/o PAMA) </li></ul><ul><li>Lecture topics: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First aid: wound care, splints, transporting the injured </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic Life Support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Handling Obstetric Emergencies </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. HEALTH MISSION EXPENSES SUMMARY <ul><li>Medical & Surgical supplies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Php 138,407.80 (~4,000aud) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pathology expenses: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Php 13,130.00 (~350aud) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Volunteers transport,food & accom: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Php 99,646.68 (~2600aud) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Health training meals: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Php 5,650.00 (150aud) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Freebies (c/u LGU): Boat transpo (~500aud), Generator gas (140aud), Food for 40people x 4days (`400aud) </li></ul>
    16. 16. HEALTH MISSION BUDGET <ul><li>From PAMA $5000 aud </li></ul><ul><li>Anonymous Donor Pledge $5,000 aud </li></ul><ul><li>TOTAL BUDGET= $10,000 aud </li></ul><ul><li>TOTAL EXPENSES: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Php 257,434.48/ 38 = $6774.59 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Remaining Budget given as donation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Php 30,000 (~$789) donated for sutures, fetal heart doppler, cholesterol meter and suction machine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Php 10,000 (~$263) for supporting expenses of patients with morbidity/post-surgical complications </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. NEEDS ASSESSMENT <ul><li>Polillo island being a far-flung hospital will benefit from upgrading of level of health services offer: from infirmary to at least secondary level facilities/services </li></ul><ul><li>To accomplish the above, upgrading of the following is mandatory: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Manpower resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hospital facilities and equipment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Meantime, HEALTH IMPROVEMENT AND DISEASE PREVENTION should be given emphasis. </li></ul>
    18. 18. PROJECT PROPOSED FOR HEALTH MISSION 2009 <ul><li>Procurement of X-RAY, ECG and Ultrasound machine for Polillo Medicare Hospital </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsor Surgical in-service training and practice accreditation of the two Medical Officers in the hospital </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsor training in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and other Emergency Life Support courses for health staff </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinate with the Provincial office efforts and proposal to upgrade hospital facilities and level of care </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinate and support HEALTH EDUCATION AND DISEASE PREVENTION PROGRAMS that will reach out to far-flung areas of the island. </li></ul>
    19. 19. 2009 PROJECT BUDGET ESTIMATE <ul><li>$25,000- Xray machine +/- ECG, USS </li></ul><ul><li>$1,000- for staff training support </li></ul><ul><li>$500 – for health education programs </li></ul><ul><li>Plan: </li></ul><ul><li>Solicit from Rotary Clubs </li></ul><ul><li>Solicit from Medical Equipment companies </li></ul><ul><li>Personal donations </li></ul>
    20. 20. Not the end…. <ul><li>…… ..the challenge has just begun! </li></ul>
    21. 21. <ul><li>THANK YOU </li></ul><ul><li>(movie presentation follows for 3 minutes) </li></ul>

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