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Bulacan Chapter

February 24, 2016: PAPA Bulacan chapter was organized headed by Dr. Loreta P. Mendoza


Committee on ROR - Peter Markus S. De Jesus, Jr., MD

   Promoted reading among children in the community, specifically children in malls.

Committee on TB Control in Children - Alona Testa, MD and Rona Maturingan, MD 

   Identified children aged 2-5 years in the community.  

    PPD testing of children aged 2 - 5 years old in the barangay. 


A.    Projects Accomplished for 2016                                                                                                                                              1. Organization of PAPA Bulacan Chapter on February 2016.                                                                             

        2. Reach Out and Read program in Bethany Orphanage.

           a.] ROR training of members conducted by Dr. Carmen Bonoan and Dr. Jocelyn Quidlat in                                    April.

            b.] Neurodevelopmental assessment of the children included in the program in May. 

            c.] Training of caregivers in the orphanage in June.

            d.] ROR was officially started, children were given their first books in July.

B.    Projects planned for 2017

    1. Scientific forum with the theme, "Enhancing Skills of Pediatrician in Disaster Preparedness." This is in              cooperation with the PAPA Committee on Injury Prevention.

    2. Reassessment of the children included in the ROR program in Bethany.

    3. Start ROR program in Bethlehem Orphanage in Baliuag.                                                                                        

    4. Induction of new officers.                                                        

C. Officers and members

        Loreta P. Mendoza, MD - President

        Zenaida C. Centeno, MD

        Trigidia D. Alveza, MD

        Rica Monina Marietta D. Jimenez, MD      

        Efren Lee Tan, MD                                                                                                                                                        

        Peter Markus S. De Jesus, MD                                                                                                                               

        Paula May C. Dimagiba, MD

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