Supporters of the Bacoor Mission
October 2019 in Union City
Filipino Community Outreach at the FAJ (Filipino Advocates for Jutice) Center. Education on Diabetes including teaching and cooking demonstrations sponsored by the Kaiser Greater Southern Alameda FACE (Filipino American Care Experience) program. The event was supported and attended by PMSNC members.
Health Skills Workshop
at UC Berkeley
Students learned the basics of surgical suturing, gowning up, sterile techniques, how to start IVs, take blood pressure, etc. It was an enriching experience for our future medical professionals!
Community Outreach 2017
234 visitors attended a health fair at Our Lady of Refuge Church in San Jose. Sponsored by Santa Clara Family Health Plan, Physicians Medical Group of San Jose, O'Connor Hospital Foundation, Peninsula Pharmacy Association and Safeway.
Alpha Thalassemia Major
presented by UCSF
Thalassemia is an inherited disorder and more common in people of Southeast Asian ancestry.
In the fall of 2018, Dr. Tippi MacKenzie launched the world's first clinical trial of an in-utero stem cell transplant therapy. Her first patient, baby Elianna, was born just four months later. Elianna's birth came after a second-trimester diagnosis of a normally fatal blood disorder. Her story hints at the lifesaving possibilities of fetal therapy for families who face similarly devastating diagnoses. Watch Elianna's journey.