>Barangay Health Workers


  Barangay health workers (BHWs) are now front liners of primary eye care.
  This after the Resources for the Blind, Inc, a non-profit Christian organization based in Cebu facilitated a primary eye care training.
  RBI Program Coordinator Emma Garcia and Mayren Marianito flew in for the purpose.
  In her welcome message, Dr. Mae Lilibeth Melicor, municpal health officer expressed hoped that the learnings from the training will be applied in their respective barangays.
  The one and a half day training focused on familiarization on the anatomy of the eye and its functions, diagnosis and treatment of common eye diseases, how to conduct mass eye screening, among others.
  Distribution of certificates capped the activity. 

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