Initial Cebu Medical Mission Meeting

Issues
1. Site of Mission – Cebu and the specific towns and hospital to be determined
after confirmation with the hosts
2. Date – Last part of January 16 and first week of February
3. Type of Mission – medical, surgical, dental, CME. BLS
4. Fund Raising Goal – $60,000
PMSNEF Seed ,money – $23,000
Dr. Ben & Virgie Samera’s
Donation – $1000
Remaining Goal – $36,000
Bren will conduct his yearly Pain Management Symposium on May 2016 and proceeds will be going for the medical mission. We ask the help of primary physicians and other members of
PMSNEF for pharmaceuticals and other business for booth sponsorship.( Home health,
medical group practice, insurance companies, hospice etc) The symposium is free to attend
Suggested fund raisings- Spring Garage Sale, 15K run, musical concert at St Augustine’s
Amphitheater
5. CME- Pol will be in charge
.5. Terms
U.S. volunteers – 50 people
Pay their own plane fare
Host to provide lodging , food and local transportation
Medical Mission will donate five (5) 40 ft. container vans at $3,700
Hosts will take care about the Philippine Customs
6. Logistics- Mel Barros, Don Alfonso, Vincent Verdeflor, Mary Baluyot, Grace Bunyi
7. Treasurer- Elsie Barnes
8. Auditor – Elsie Ong
9. Checks & donations to Philippine Medical Society of Northeast Florida
10. Other matters: .
1. Temporary licenses for volunteers- Logistics & hosts
2. Adopt a Hospital Program for the shipment of containers, custom tariffs
Shipment not later not Oct 1
3. Malpractice Insurance requirements
4. Recipients of shipments to be decided by Logistics
5. To solicit from Cebuanos residing in the U.S. whose people are being helped by the
medical mission and develop a data base to get them involved
6. One month supply of medicines to be provided to patients and medicines to be purchased
locally.
7. Letter of Invitation from the host
8.Next meeting will be a potluck at the PMSNEF Bldg and the date to be announced as soon
we get answers.
Please add or amend to the minutes
Francis

3 thoughts on “Initial Cebu Medical Mission Meeting

  1. Dr. Ong, Thank you for the kind words but the only time the Gov. gets involved in the relief supply area is as a result of natural disasters and upon collaboration between the governments. The squadrons are given missions to accomplish just as in moving supplies to the front staging areas in certain geographical areas. In my case, I have been retired for several years now and any help I can give would be at the lay level only. I still live by the 5 P’s (Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance). I will keep Belen informed as to any developments.

    Thank you
    Randy

  2. Cynthia,
    Thank you for you and Mike coming on board. Perhaps you can help us thru Maynard who works at Malacanang on the 5 containers of donated equipments and supplies for the mission. We heard about the Adopt Hospital Program by the Phil Gov’t going on.We are planning to ship them this Sept in time for the medical mission early next year.
    Tito Francis

    • Hello Ninong. Received both of your emails po. Thank you very much. Looking forward to participating in this mission po. Please just let us know how we may help in the planning process. God bless po.

      Best Regards,
      Mike and Cynthia

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