320 residents of Bangued benefit from medical mission
BANGUED, Abra – Making communities peaceful, safe and healthier to live, work and do business is what the police unit aims to achieve in the areas it serves.
The 2nd Abra Provincial Mobile Force Company (APMFC) recently spearheaded the conduct of a two-day medical outreach mission-cum peace and order advocacy drive in barangays of San Marcial and Langbaban, San Isidro.
A total of 320 residents availed themselves of the free medical-dental consultations and treatment, free medicines and vitamins, circumcision, and physical therapy services as well free hair cut services that were offered during the event.
The police unit also held an information drive on illegal drugs and criminality and Community Anti-Terrorism Awareness campaign.
Maj. Apdilon C. Galong, 2nd APMFC Officer-in-Charge, cautioned the youth to be wary on communist group recruitment activities.
He stressed the role of parents in the moral upbringing of their children and in molding them to become law abiding citizens.
The two-day event was in partnership with the Smile Haven Dental Clinic of Dr. Dreanne M. Balanay, Physical Therapist Dregan Q. Pilarta, Municipal Health Officer Sherwin Caytap, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority-Abra, Spiritual Life Coach Wayne del Rosario, and Company Advisory Council members.
The said unit regularly holds outreach in communities with limited access to basic social services. – Susan C. Aro