- Published: 28 October 2014
In time with the celebration of World Sight Day, a signing of Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Eye Care Program was spearheaded by the Bataan General Hospital (BGH) in partnership with the Provincial Government of Bataan and the Lions Club District 301-D2 last October 16, 2014 at the Out Patient Department of BGH. The partnership is rooted in May 22, 2012 wherein the Declaration of Commitments Mutual Cooperation and Support was agreed between the local government of Bataan and the Lions Club District 301-D2 through the assistance of DOH-NCSP.
According to the declration, the Lions Club wil lhelp the province of Bataan to develop a Comprehensive Eye Care Program that is self-sustaining by way of donating and upgrading equipment and conduct training. In return, the Bataan General Hospital will conduct eye examination and diagnosis of patients referred by Barangay Health Workers and Rural Health Units as assisted by the Lions Club ad recommend and apply proper and necessary corrective measures to address the visual impairment and/or medical surgical intervention required.