The goals of the trip were Community Health Improvement, Empowerment and Investment. The Global Health Team consisted of Family Physicians, Nurses, Residents and coordinators Beth and Dr Raquel.
The Global Health Team from FM ACP and SHP
The Team provided training to the local healthcare providers and community leaders and supported the Rural Health Unit (RHU) nurses in their consultations and held clinic sessions at New Canipo. Following this, the participants’ feedback was sought and useful training topics were highlighted for subsequent teams to deliver to upskill the community.
Global Health Team with local key leaders, community health workers and villagers after a community ‘Purok’ education session
The Global Health Team with provincial leaders
Global Health Team nurses taught hand hygiene, wound care and first aid. Wound care demonstration by staff nurses Ms Jeannie Choong (left) and Ms Jinna Chin (right)
The Global Health Team residents shared on hypertension, diabetes mellitus and emergency care. Local dentist and coordinator Dr Raquel Javillana (standing right), Resident Dr Quek Khai Wen (seated), Resident Dr Rachel Lim (standing left) role-playing as a patient consulting for high blood pressure
Dr Wong Wei Teen, SN Jinna Chin, SN Jeannie Choong and local RHU Nurses at a local pharmacy
Global Health Team at clinic consultations