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Medical mission starts

A three-day medical mission aiming to reach 7,000 patients will be held at the Silay City Civic Center starting today until Saturday.

The mission that will provide minor surgery, dental services, medical consultation, and free eye glasses was organized and sponsored by the Silay City government headed by Mayor Mark Golez, Kansilay Lions Club, AsensoSilay Foundation, the Office of Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr., Rep. Alfredo Abelardo Benitez, and Dominique Lopez-Benitez, a press release from the group said.

Mary Ann Duran-Dino, executive assistant of Mayor Mark Golez, said more than 60 volunteers, 40 of from the United States, have arrived for the medical mission.

The foreign doctors and the other volunteers are from the United American Pilipino Group based in Washington D.C., Virginia, and Maryland, that Mayor Golez visited last year, the press release added.*



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