Wrap Up Video – Lab for All : ๐˜“๐˜ข๐˜ฃ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ, ๐˜’๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ถ๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ข ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜Ž๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ต ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ข ๐˜ด๐˜ข ๐˜“๐˜ข๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต – Tagaytay City – October 3, 2023

Lab For All

In todayโ€™s rapidly advancing world, scientific and technological breakthroughs have become integral to our progress and well-being. However, access to resources and medical equipment can often be limited, especially in underprivileged communities. Recognizing this disparity, the LAB FOR ALL project emerged as a revolutionary initiative aimed at making medical services accessible to all, regardless of background or geographical location.

The LAB FOR ALL project aims to democratize science and innovation by providing access to medical services in all parts of the country. As mentioned by President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. in his State of the Nation Address [SONA] last July 2022 :

โ€œWe must bring medical services to the people and not wait for them to come to our hospitals and health care centers.โ€

 

LAB FOR ALL: Empowering Access

The LAB FOR ALL project aims to provide medical services to indigenous communities. While patients are being diagnosed by health workers from both the public and private sector, other participating government agencies will also be on hand to assist the less fortunate with their needs :

CHED โ€“ offering scholarships to interested parties
DA โ€“ offering assorted vegetable seeds and fruit tree seedlings to locals.
DILG โ€“ assisting the LGUs with their requirements
DOH โ€“ offering medical services through their trained medical personnel
DSWD โ€“ offering food packages & financial aid to those in need
FDA โ€“ ensuring the quality of medicines & medical devices being distributed
PCSO โ€“ offering medical & financial assistance to those in need
PHILHEATH โ€“ offering their Konsulta package under the Universal Health Law
TESDA โ€“ offering seminars & other workshops to interested parties

Open Access and Collaboration

In order to bring medical services closer to the people, LAB FOR ALLโ€™s goal is to facilitate the donation of mobile vans equipped with top of the line x-ray machines and portable urine analyzers, glucose monitors, cholesterol monitors, ultrasound and other machines for distribution to the different provinces [82], municipalities [1489], cities [149] and barangays [42,000] all over the country.

Fostering Innovation through the Private Sector

Recognizing that government cannot do this alone, LAB FOR ALL has asked assistance from the private sector.

Several companies have already made an impact on various communities through their Corporate Social Responsibility [CSR]. We have asked the private sector to help us in this endeavor by providing mobile vans, medical missions and gift packs directly to the local government units where we will be visiting. By nurturing an entrepreneurial mindset and connecting innovators with industry experts and investors, the project encourages the creation of real-world solutions.

Conclusion

LAB FOR ALL hopes to empower individuals from all backgrounds to do their part in providing medical services to our less fortunate brothers.

By providing mobile vans complete with state-of-the-art medical equipment, we will be able to break geographic barriers and create a more collaborative and organized approach to helping our indigenous communities.

It is our hope that with the combined resources of both the public and private sector, the phrase โ€œmahal magkasakitโ€ will be a thing of the past.