The Medical City: Please give back by setting up one mobile hospital in any of the provinces hit by super Typhoon Yolanda
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The Medical City: Please give back by setting up one mobile hospital in any of the provinces hit by super Typhoon Yolanda

    1. Pia Maria Magalona
    2. Petition by

      Pia Maria Magalona

      Antipolo, Philippines

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December 2013

Victory

Medical City has responded to our petition and reported that they are conducting continuous medical missions in Palo and Ormoc, Leyte and Iloilo and are now raising funds for a mobile hospital to help in future disasters.

Many survivors of super typhoon Yolanda are in need of immediate medical care but they have nowhere to go. Almost all hospitals and health centers in the provinces hit by the super typhoon are no longer functional, some of them were even flattened. Local medical and health professionals and medicines are even more scarce than food and water.

The Department of Health has set up its own medical tents, but their resources and people are too scarce and scattered; they can barely keep up with this massive scale of devastation Yolanda left on our people.

We are calling on The Medical City to set up at least one mobile hospital to any of the super typhoon-hit provinces. And we ask that these hospitals keep these facilities ready for deployment every time disasters strike the country. This is the perfect time for one of the top 5 hospitals in the Philippines to GIVE BACK to society in terms of resources and expertise.

For every day that survivors are not given medical attention, they are becoming more and more vulnerable and at risk of death. And this human catastrophe may become bigger than what we're seeing in the news.

A mobile hospital in each province can help thousands of survivors who are in need of emergency care or surgery. Instead of patients being airlifted to Manila, why not just bring the hospitals to them? Hundreds of lives may be saved and it could help preempt an outbreak of diseases and infections.

To:
Administrator, The Medical City
Give back by setting up one mobile hospital in any of the provinces hit by super Typhoon Yolanda

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    • Paul Lorenzo MANDALUYONG, PHILIPPINES
      • 10 months ago

      dahil alam ko ang pakiramdam ng nabiktima ng bagyo, sobrang hirap at alam ko na sa pagpirma nito malaki ang mababago ko sa buhay ng mga naging bikitma ng bagyong yolanda.

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    • jecil diche SORSOGON, PHILIPPINES
      • 10 months ago

      para mkatulong sa tao

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    • panoy panopio CALAMBA, PHILIPPINES
      • 10 months ago

      Dahil may sakit ako

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    • oanne delos santos MALABON, PHILIPPINES
      • 10 months ago

      to help those people who are badly affected by the typhoon yolanda.

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    • Aca Guzman MUNT. CITY, PHILIPPINES
      • 10 months ago

      Our people need help and most of all this is one of the many small things that may restore hope to these people who have lost a lot.

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