Health workers get financial assistance and health facilities from BTA
July 9, 2021

COTABATO CITY — The Bangsamoro Transition Authority, through its Transition Development Impact Fund (TDIF) projects, turned over a mobile clinic and provided financial assistance and health kits to barangay health workers in various provinces in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).

The office of MP Abdulmuhmin Mujahid provided medical assistance to patients at Amai PakPak Medical Center (APMC), Unayan District Hospital, Balindong District Hospital, and Dr. Serapio Montaner Hospital.

Health employees of Lamitan District Hospital and Sumisip District Hospital also received a total of P750,000 and P250,000, respectively from the office of MP Mujahid.

About 143 barangay health workers in the municipalities of Wao and Amai Manabilang received P6,000 from office of MP Dr. Saffrullah Dipatuan. They also provided cash assistance to indigent patients at Wao District Hospital.

Meanwhile, Atty. Rasol Mitmug turned over a mobile clinic to the Integrated Provincial Health Office of Lanao del Sur, as well as communication and health kits to 250 barangay workers.

“Malaking tulong ito para ating mailapit ang [health care services] sa mga malalayong kumonidad nang sagayon ay hindi na sila mahirapan pang lumuwas dito sa Marawi City para magpagamot o di kaya ay ipasuri ang kanilang kalagayan,” provincial vice governor Mohammad Khalid Adiong said during the turnover ceremony of the mobile clinic.

Said projects of the MPs seek to address issues in the health sector and promote equal access to high-quality health care services in the region. (Publication and Media Relations Division)