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Congressman Lazatin and ABC's for Global Health Unveil Collaborative Healthcare Initiative

Angeles City, February 2024 - Congressman Carmelo "Jon" Lazatin II and ABC’s for Global Health joined hands in a collaborative healthcare initiative to provide free medical care to indigent patients in Angeles City.


In a landmark meeting at Team Lazatin District Office last November 23, 2023, Honorable Carmelo “Jon” Lazatin II announced an upcoming partnership slated for release last January. 


Congressman Carmelo"Jon"Lazatin (middle), Ex-Barangay Captain of Pulung Maragul, Armando Oliveros.(right), and ABC’s for Global Health Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Arthur Gallo (left) met to discuss helping the people of Angeles access primary healthcare.
Congressman Carmelo"Jon"Lazatin (middle), Ex-Barangay Captain of Pulung Maragul, Armando Oliveros.(right), and ABC’s for Global Health Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Arthur Gallo (left) met to discuss helping the people of Angeles access primary healthcare.

The meeting focused on fortifying the support of the Office of Congressman Jon Lazatin for indigent patients through ABC’s for Global Health’s Medical Mobile Clinic in Angeles City. 


Present in the meeting were Congressman Carmelo Lazatin himself, ABC’s for Global Health Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Arthur Gallo, and Ex-Barangay Captain of Pulung Maragul, Armando Oliveros.


Congressman Carmelo"Jon"Lazatin (middle), Ex-Barangay Captain of Pulung Maragul, Armando Oliveros.(left), and ABC’s for Global Health Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Arthur Gallo (right))
Congressman Carmelo"Jon"Lazatin (middle), Ex-Barangay Captain of Pulung Maragul, Armando Oliveros.(left), and ABC’s for Global Health Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Arthur Gallo (right))

The collaboration aims to bridge the healthcare gap by ensuring access to primary care services for those in need.


The Office of Congressman Carmelo Lazatin
The Office of Congressman Carmelo Lazatin

ABC will provide crucial medical consultations and medications, while Congressman Lazatin's office is set to play a pivotal role in facilitating diagnostic and laboratory examinations. 


Dr. Gallo recently confirmed that the partnership has already materialized and is still ongoing.


“Nagmaterialize na,” he confirmed.


Dr Gallo also clarified, “Bale ang mga patients ng ABC’s sa Angeles City sagot na ni Congressman Lazatin ang lab [exams]. Ilakad lang nila sa office niya ang [mga] requirements.”


Additionally, the partnership includes vital support in the form of medications to ensure a comprehensive healthcare experience for the indigent population.


As Hon. Lazatin emphasized during the announcement, "Truly, together we can do so much more." This joint effort exemplifies a forward-thinking approach to addressing healthcare challenges, bringing hope and improved services to the constituents of Angeles City. 


Stay tuned for more updates as they strive to make a lasting impact on community health, follow our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ngointhephilippinesabcsforglobalhealth About ABC's for Global Health: 

ABC's for Global Health is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and non-government organization in the Philippines dedicated to finding practical solutions to the health problems of disadvantaged and underserved communities, focusing on emerging chronic non-communicable diseases that threaten the already limited resources of families, individuals, and governments.




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