Tanudan, Kalinga – The 1405th Ready Reserve Infantry Battalion brought medical and other community services to Sitio Se-et, Mabaca on March 10, 2022, benefitting hundreds of yTanudans.
The 1405 RRIB led by Battalion Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Rodolfo Ballog, together with the 1405th Community Defense Center headed by Major Alfredo Loy-od, Tanudan Local Government Unit, DepEd Kalinga, Kalinga State University, Kalinga Provincial Veterinary office and other partner agencies provided help to communities through a Medical Civic Action Program at Mabaca Elementary School.
Sergeant Ricardo Ammakiw of the 1405th RRIB said the group did medical examination, circumcision, dental, blood-letting, blood typing, haircut, animal care, clean-up drive, roof painting of Mabaca Elementary School and Brigada Eskwela.
With the activity, 85 people benefitted from the medical check-up; 67 for the circumcision; 128, dental; 32, blood typing; 54, haircut; and 58 animals were checked and dewormed.
Additionally, 15 people donated blood during the event.
Ammakiw said their group has been conducting medical missions in the province for some time, although many of their activities were postponed due to the pandemic. Nevertheless, with the Alert Level in the province lowered and Tanudan declared Covid-19 free, the group decided to push through with their services in the municipality.
Meantime, Mayor Jaedicke Rhoss Dagadag, in a statement, expressed his gratitude to the 1405th Ready Reserve Infantry Battalion and other agencies for rendering their time in serving the people of Tanudan.
“Agyamanak ta dagitoy a programa nga isangsangpet da ditoy ili tayo key importante ken beneficial amin kadagiti kakailyan,” he said.
The mayor also assured support of the endeavors of the 1405th RRIB.
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