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Cardinal Medical Charities Foundation Inc.

Cardinal Medical Charities Foundation Inc.

Medical Assistance Program ("MAP")

Providing the best medical care for underprivileged.


Providing financial grant to indigent patients of Cardinal Santos Medical Center (CSMC). Program includes Out Patient services, subsidized hospitalization, surgical missions and inter-agency referral.

Share A Meal ("SAM")

120 Days Supplemental Feeding Program”


"Improving health one meal at a time."


Designed to provide nutritional and medical support to children diagnose with malnutrition.


Objectives:


  • To serve a well-balanced lunch meal to children categorized as wasted and severely wasted from 3 to 7 years of age.
  • To introduced to the children the concept of healthy eating habits by exposing them to health meal choices.
  • To inculcate the importance of regular medical check for children.
  • To improve health status of the selected children in terms of weight gain, strong immunity characterized by decrease if sickness acquired during the six months program.

Program Components:


  • Daily Lunch (120 Days)
  • Medical Check Up
  • Parent Involvement

Health Advocacy and Literacy (HEAL)

"Kalusugan ay mahalaga. Alamin at palaganapin."


Providing relevant information and education campaigns on disease prevention and control in the community to improve the health seeking behavior of the members of the community.


Objectives:


  • To implement an integrated community health education and advocacy program customized to the need of the community that will improved their level of understanding on relevant health issues and concern of their community.
  • To develop healthy habits and practices as well as improvement of the health seeking behavior of identified members of the community. To set-up a platform of collaboration and referral system between and among local government units, like-minded organizations to make healthcare services accessible and available towards achieving better health outcomes.
  • To be a recognized partner of the community in providing relevant health programs and initiatives addressing low health literacy rate of underprivileged communities.

Program Components:


  • Once a month community health lecture
  • Strategic training and skills enhancement for Barangay Health Workers (BHW)
  • Better access and availability of preventive health services e.g. screening, diagnostic procedures in partnership with CSMC Out Patient services.
  • Outreach Missions
  • Extending health services to other communities with expressed need for health services and support, served as volunteer platform for CSMC Community. Program includes Health and Wellness Outreach Program and Post Disaster Response.