Every year Medical Ambassadors Philippines Inc. is conducting a medical mission exposure trip that aims to mobilize leaders from medical and non-medical professionals and students. The goal of Operation Samaria (OS) is to immerse volunteers in cross-cultural missions and bless the community through health services, health education, and vacation bible school for children. This year’sContinue reading OPERATION SAMARIA 2018: CROSS OVER
Millions of Filipinos lack access to basic care for many reasons. One crucial constraint is the out of pocket payment which takes up the largest share of the total health expenditure. Thus, medical and surgical missions conducted by charity organizations plays an important role in the health financing system in the Philippines. As a medicalContinue reading Discoveries in the Field
“DALUYAN” (Vessel) — Operation Samaria 2017 of Medical Ambassadors Philippines, Inc. was held last May 23 to June 3, 2017 at Southern Palawan. The team was composed of 3 medical doctors, 3 dentists, 3 nurses, 2 medical students and 2 from education-related professions who all served the Molbog Tribe through medical mission, health teaching, andContinue reading Operation Samaria 2017: DALUYAN// Short Video
According to the Global Tuberculosis Control 2016, WHO, Geneva, last 2016, Philippines is included in the 48 Tuberculosis High Burden Countries, listed under Multiple Drug Resistant TB (normal TB drugs don’t work anymore), ranking 7th in total incidence last 2015 (tbfacts.org). It remains to be among the top 10 causes of death as well inContinue reading Finding Our Niche
They say learning is a journey that takes time, and that is usually true for me. But there are also special moments, such as the recent two weeks, wherein God just allowed me to journey in faith and learn far more than what I have in the past months and years.
It has been a prayer of MAP to serve a least-reached people group here in the Philippines. When MAP learned about the Mangyan tribe having 8 sub groups and one of them has no viable church yet, MAP started to pray for this tribe . The Bangon Mangyans live along the Bongabon river called BinagawContinue reading Reaching The Bangon Tribe of Mindoro
Elsa is a simple wife and mom to 4 children. She belongs to a particular tribe of Aeta called Magbukon situated in Sitio Kinaragan of the municipality of Limay, Bataan. She was trained by MAP as a Sitio Health Worker.
“Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.” – Proverbs 22:6 It has been our desire that there would be a better place for the kids to enjoy their being a kid and for them grow in Christ-likeness, a place of integrating theContinue reading Kids’ Haven
Selbert Astrera is a tough man but with a tender heart for people especially those who are in need. Being raised by her Christian mother, he was a regular Sunday school attendee when he was a child. He had his first encounter with NGO missionaries when a calamity hit their hometown of Umiray, AuroraContinue reading My Chains Are Gone (Selbert Astrera of Brgy. Umiray, Dingalan, Aurora)
David Lengoyna, or “Uncle David” as we fondly call him, is the oldest living Barangay Health Worker in Aguinaldo, Ifugao. He is now 80 years old. He served his community with MAP in the 1970s. If there is one person to tell the Hilgendorf clinic history, Uncle David is the best person to ask.