Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s Ministry of Health (BARMMMOH) spearheaded a massive medical mission more than 7,000 Moros who attended the 639th Founding Anniversary of Shiekh Almakhdum Mosque in Municipality of Simunul, Tawi-Tawi.
Circumcision, dental services, eye screening, and blood sugar testing were among the medical services provided aside from medical consultation.
Free medicines were also donated to cure common illnesses and vitamin deficiency of the people of Tawi-Tawi.
“Celebrations like this provide perfect opportunity for us to deliver to thousands of our brothers and sisters the TABANG (Tulong Alay sa Bangsamorong Nangangailangan) humanitarian program of BARMM’s Chief Minister Al-Hajj Murad,” said Minister of Health Dr. Saffrulah Dipatuan.
First aid was also immediately given to the elderly who fainted during the celebration.
To date, BARMM-MOH has also been providing medical services, medicines, and food supplies to the families affected by the recent Magnitude 6.6 strong earthquake in the Province of Cotabato.