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Edward doctor's mission treats 3,000 in Philippines.


Naperville Sun HealthAware column:

Edward neurologist helps sick in Philippines
By: Edward Hospital
February 20, 2014

With no money and limited access to medical care, many villagers in Dipolog and Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines, simply live with uncomfortable — and sometimes serious — medical problems.

Often the villagers wait for medical missioners to arrive, such as Dr. Henry Echiverri, a neurologist with the Edward Neuroscience Institute.

Echiverri recently returned from a trip to the Philippines on which he took about 50 other medical volunteers from the University of the Philippines Medical Alumni Society in America.

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