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Capitol, DSWD extend aid to 583 psychiatric patients

ASSISTANCE. Vice Governor Lilia ‘Nanay’ Pineda personally checks on the well-being of psychiatric patients during the distribution of assistance at the Lubao Gym on Wednesday, February 07, 2024. (Pampanga PIO)

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — A total of 583 psychiatric patients received various forms of assistance from the Provincial Government, under the leadership of Governor Dennis “Delta” Pineda, in collaboration with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). 

Each beneficiary benefited from free check-ups and medication through the “Alagang Nanay Preventive Health Care Program.”

Vice Governor Lilia ‘Nanay’ G. Pineda said the provincial government remains committed to providing care and monitoring to the health of its constituents to safeguard the well-being of Kapampangans.

“Malaking tulong po talaga ito para sa pangangailangan ng anak ko. Maraming-maraming salamat po sa mga ibinibigay niyo po sa amin,“ said Leah Sibul, mother of one of the beneficiaries.

Furthermore, financial assistance of ₱5,000 each and food packs were provided to beneficiaries to support their maintenance medication through the Assistance in Crisis Situation Program (AICS) of the DSWD.