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    UNTV, MCGI bring free medical, legal services to Cabanatuan City District Jail

    by UNTV News   |   Posted on Sunday, December 25th, 2016

    Cabanatuan City District Jail inmates get free medical, dental and legal services through the efforts of jail officers in partnership with UNTV, Members Church of God International and its public service partners.

    NUEVA ECIJA Philippines — A concerned warden of Cabanatuan City District Jail wrote Mr. Public Service Kuya Daniel Razon regarding the situation in their prison facility.

    The ideal capacity of the district jail in Camp Tinio, Nueva Ecija is 200 inmates.

    But the government’s intensified campaign against illegal drugs has brought the number of detainees up to 750.

    Since the area is crowded, transmission of diseases is unavoidable.

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    Warden JCInsp. Jerome Verbo said, “Normal yan pag ganyang masikip minsan mga skin disease yong mga pigsa, ganon, tapos ubo, lagnat, TB (tuberculosis) meron. Mga TB cases pero meron silang isolation kaya yon. Ang gusto namin na matanggal yong TB kasi once na nag-ano yong case ng TB lahat yan madadamay pati kami rin na personnel.”

    (That’s normal. When it’s crowded, skin diseases like boils, as well as cough and fever are common. There are also TB cases but they have isolation room. We want to eliminate TB because it might affect others, even us, personnel.)

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    The station immediately responded to the request of Jail Chief Inspector Verbo and sent medical and legal teams to the said district jail.

    A total of seven hundred thirty eight (738) inmates benefit from the free medical, dental and optical consultation.

    Some also received free medicines, eyeglasses, haircut and legal advices.

    The detainees and the jail official expressed gratitude to UNTV and MCGI or Members Church of God International.

    Detainee “Dalia” expressed, “OK lang po. Maganda po nakakatulong po kayo sa amin at laking tulong po sa amin na nagkakaroon po ng activity na ganito para po sa mga at maraming maraming salamat po sa inyong isinagawa.”

    (It’s okay. It’s good that you are able to give aid. this activity is a big help for us. Thank you very much for this.)

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    While inmate “Bebot” added, “Sa tulong po ng mga medical mission sa Church of God International halos lahat po ng inmate ay natulungan at nabigyan po ng gamot.”

    (Through the medical mission of the [Members] Church of God International, almost all inmates received assistance and medicines.)

    Cabanatuan City District Jail Warden Jail Chief Inspector Jerome Verbo uttered, “Nagpapasalamat po kami sampu ng aming kasamahan sa Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, kami po ay taos-pusong nagpapasalamat sa Ang Dating Daan Foundation, sa Serbisyong Kasangbahay, sa pamuno po ni Brother Eli Soriano at saka si Brother Daniel Razon.”

    (I, together with my fellow workers in the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, wholeheartedly thank the Ang Dating Daan Foundation, ‘Serbisyong Kasangbahay’ led by Brother Eli Soriano and Bro. Daniel Razon.) — Leslie Longboen, UNTV News & Rescue

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