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11/01/2012: ADVISORY #5: MEDICAL MISSIONS TO ASSIST VICTIMS OF TYPHOON SENDONG

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1. Before Arrival in the Philippines:

Submit the following documentary requirements to Dr. Arnel Rivera of DOH at email armyra2001@yahoo.com.

a. Letter of Intent

b. Curriculum vitae to include area of expertise or specialization of each of the mission team members

c. Current and valid licenses

d. Flight details of the mission team (to include date and time or arrival and name of the airlines)

2. Upon Arrival in the Philippines:

The medical mission may report directly to the Regional Health Office in Region 10 or contact Dr. Dave Mendoza at (+63 2) (0) 9999931774 for briefing and deployment orders.

Members of the medical missions must:

1. Be willing to be assigned in evacuation centers or other locations as determined by the DOH for at least one (1) week or so, not transferring on their own to their choice of locations.

2. Be self-sufficient. CHD10 cannot provide for their accommodations, food, transport vehicle and other requirements.

3. Have their own logistics to use during their entire stay.

4. Submit mission report to the CHD10 copy furnished doh_hemsopcen@yahoo.com upon completion of mission.

Further queries may be directed to Dr. Arnel Rivera at armyra2001@yahoo.com or call (+63 2) (0) 928 394 6756.

Los Angeles, 10 January 2012 – Further to our earlier advisories on the aftermath of the devastation left by Typhoon Sendong (International Name: Washi) in the provinces of Northern Mindanao and Negros Oriental, the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles wishes to inform the public that per information from the Philippine Department of Health (DOH), the Center for Health Development Region 10 (CHD10) Cagayan de Oro will accept offer of Medical Missions provided that they conform to the following:

1. Before Arrival in the Philippines:

Submit the following documentary requirements to Dr. Arnel Rivera of DOH at email armyra2001@yahoo.com.

a. Letter of Intent

b. Curriculum vitae to include area of expertise or specialization of each of the mission team members

c. Current and valid licenses

d. Flight details of the mission team (to include date and time or arrival and name of the airlines)

2. Upon Arrival in the Philippines:

The medical mission may report directly to the Regional Health Office in Region 10 or contact Dr. Dave Mendoza at (+63 2) (0) 9999931774 for briefing and deployment orders.

Members of the medical missions must:

1. Be willing to be assigned in evacuation centers or other locations as determined by the DOH for at least one (1) week or so, not transferring on their own to their choice of locations.

2. Be self-sufficient. CHD10 cannot provide for their accommodations, food, transport vehicle and other requirements.

3. Have their own logistics to use during their entire stay.

4. Submit mission report to the CHD10 copy furnished doh_hemsopcen@yahoo.com upon completion of mission.

Further queries may be directed to Dr. Arnel Rivera at armyra2001@yahoo.com or call (+63 2) (0) 928 394 6756.