Thursday, July 20, 2017

Nurses hold medical mission as part of alumni fete

By Mortz C. Ortigoza

DAGUPAN CITY – Members of the Nursing Batch of 1992 at the Lyceum Northwestern University conducted a medical mission at the barangay hall of Tapuac here as part of their 25th Alumni Homecoming.
MEDICAL MISSION. Filipino-American nurses man the arrays of medicines given to the marginalized residents of Barangay Tapuac in Dagupan City. The medical mission held Friday morning was part of the first of the two days 25th alumni homecoming programs of the graduates of Bachelor of Science in Nursing of Lyceum Northwestern University in Dagupan City.
Second from left is Chief Nurse Buenafe Viray - Redoble, Dialysis Technician Nolito Soriano, Dialysis   Performance Improvement Nurse Jose Saguibal, Robotic Surgery Coordinator Marites Aquino- De Guzman and Specialist Teacher Evelina Pasca. Text and Photo by Mortz C. Ortigoza

According to Jose Saguibal, the medical mission participated by local physicians catered to the marginalized residents of the village who lived at the back of Lyceum Northwestern University.
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Party at the swanky and ritzy Stadia with
Dagupan City's Mayor Belen T. Fernandez
"Our mission was to give back to our community. We did not want a reunion just to have fun. It's a cause with a mission  serving back to our community where we all came from," stressed by Christine delos Reyes - Batalla -  a Case Manager at Kaiser Permanente in San Jose, California..
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The event was held in the morning of July 21 this year, according to Saguibal who is a nurse at a veteran hospital in Bronx, New York.
He said the alumni homecoming would be celebrated up to July 22 where other programs like dinner party await at the swanky and ritzy Stadia.Image may contain: 14 people, people smiling, people sittingImage may contain: 6 people, people smiling, people standing and suitImage may contain: 7 people, people smiling, people standing and indoor

According to Marites Aquino-de Guzman, a robotic surgery coordinator in Charlotte, South Carolina, there were 60 alumnus and alumnae where some came from different countries who attended the get-together.

There were hundreds of nurses among Batch of 1992 who graduated at the then Lyceum Northwestern  during the time that the demand in early 1990s for the profession abroad was high.Image may contain: 6 people, people smiling, people standing

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