Video of the past BMA 2015 Medical Surgical Mission held in Tuburan, Cebu
Message from Maria Raffinan M.D. , Immediate Past President 2014-2015
BMA Medical/Surgical Mission 2015
The BMA Medical/Surgical Mission was highly successful with special thanks to the Physicians and their spouses,the volunteers, the LGU(Local Government Units),Mayor Democrito Diamante and the town officials, local health officers, supportive local families who housed the Physicians and the volunteers, Mr.Enrique Farrarons and his wife, Susan for offering their magnificent private home resort for BMA use . We would also like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the Benefactors to BMA; Brothers Brother Foundation of Pittsburgh, Pa. headed by Mr.Luke Hingson,Homereach Foundation headed by Drs.Pepe and Diana Recitas, donations of some pediatric medicines by Dr.Leonor So and Djien So, and several Pharmaceutical Companies through their Foundation recipients. We saw approximately 4,500 Medical/Pediatric patients;performed 149 minor Surgeries,and approximately 50 surgical consultations.The town and its officials were so grateful to have benefited from the BMA Medical/Surgical mission, its countless donated hospital equipment( Anesthesia machine,Defibrillators,EKG machine and Cardio respiratory monitors, Colposcope, new Birthing beds still in crates, 20 hospital beds, walkers,wheelchairs, etc.) and several "Balikbayan" boxes filled with medicines. Thank you to all the support from BMA members and its officers and the friends of BMA. The leadership of Maria Raffinan MD, and the support of Jun Raffinan MD who made the undertaking a success. God Bless us all.
Elm Menchavez MD BMA Medical Mission Coordinator
2015 BMA Medical Mission Participants Tuburan, Cebu Philippines
Principal Sponsors: Brothers Brother Foundation Pittsburgh, Pa. Homereach Foundation New York