Migrant Heritage Commission’s
HEALTH CARE
RESOURCES PROGRAM
Part of MHC's Health Care Resource and Support Program is to refer the Filipino migrants who are uninsured and the
underinsured (no dental coverage etc.)  to free health care services made available by other civic groups.

There are two Health Care services being offered this month  which were initially announced during the 3rd Annual MISA
NG BAYAN,  as follows:

I. Free dental services by the Northern Virginia Community College Mission of Mercy and Virginia Lions Club :

Where: Northern Virginia Community College Medical Education Center
6699 Springfield Center Drive, Springfield, VA 22150
Dates: Friday, March 14 & Saturday, March 15, 2008
Times: 6 AM to 5 PM
Directions: From 395 or 495, take VA-644E towards Franconia
Turn R on Loisdale Rd.Turn L on Springfield Center Drive. Look for the Medical Center on the left

The free dental service will include tooth extraction and cleaning. However, prior to this, all patients need to undergo blood
pressure tests and pulse rate check. A dental registration form will be given to each patient upon arrival at the clinic.

II. MHC Health Screening III  - Alexandria-Asian American Lions Club District 24-A Virginia
during the Free Seminar on Legal, Health and General Interests sponsored by Consejo De Consulta del
Consulado General del Perú en Washington, D.C. (Consulate-General of Peru)

Dates: Saturday, March 15, 2008 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.        
IGLESIA UNIVERSAL PARE DE SUFRIR , 11120 LOCKWOOD DR , SILVER SPRING, MD. 20901
(Blood Sugar/ Glucose,  blood pressure, Sight and Hearing Tests, medical consultations)

If interested, please provide us your  name, age and contact number (should there be a change) and we will submit the
consolidated list accordingly.

Please feel free to call us or email migrantheritage@aol.com  should you need further information.

Sincerely,

MHC EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS:

Grace Valera-Jaramillo                Arnedo S. Valera, Esq.            Jesse A. Gatchalian

Contact numbers:
202-247-0117        202-631-8856       TOLL FREE - 1-888-MHC-1196

www.migrantheritage.org               LIVE A LIFE THAT MATTERS. .
MHC ANNOUNCES SCHEDULED  HEALTH SCREENINGS
TO ALL MIGRANTS FOR APRIL AND MAY 2008
The Migrant Heritage Commission ( MHC ) is pleased to announce scheduled health screenings under its MHC Health
Resource and Support Program  in partnership with the Alexandria  Asian-American Lions Club District 24-A Virginia Lions
(AAALC), for two  events in April and May 2008.  Volunteer doctors, nurses, physical therapists and other healthcare
professionals have been invited from MHC ,  migrants’ community group,  the Philippine Medical Association  Metro DC,
Association of Philippine Physicians of Maryland (APPM), the Philippine Nurses Association of Metro DC, Maryland Chapter
Philippine Nurses Association and Metro SPINE.  Health screenings include medical consultations, blood sugar/glucose
tests, cholesterol and bp check, sight and hearing tests, back and neck massage etc. Migrants particularly the uninsured or
underinsured are encouraged to avail of these free health services and consultations. For more information and for
registration, please email
migrantheritage@aol.com or call 202-247-0117, 202-631-8856 or TOLL FREE 1-888-MHC-1196
(1-888-642-1196).

The medical checks are to be held as part of the following events:

  • 17 May 2008  from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m              Fiesta Asia , DC’s  biggest Asian Street Festival,  organized  by Asia
    Heritage Foundation in cooperation with Migrant Heritage Commission ( MHC ), Pennsylvania Ave. NW , Washington
    D.C. (Between 3rd and 6th streets)
A 501 (c) 3 tax exempt non profit and non-governmental organization Metropolitan Washington D.C., U.S.A.
Partners : Lifeline International Foundation, Inc., Asia Heritage Foundation  
and various Organizations and Institutions