Philippines: Nearly 17,000 Indigenous Peoples, Indigents Get Medical Attention In South Cotabato
Nearly 17,000 indigents and indigenous people in South Cotabato were served in the provincial government’s Halad ni Gov. Dodo: Barangay Health Improvement Program.
Rudy Jimenea, executive assistant to the governor, reported that from April 10 to June 1, a total of 16,953 indigent residents -- including lumads -- received free medical services.
Jimenea said that this year, “A...
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