Zonta Club Ilocos Norte holds medical, legal and counselling services
Zonta Club Ilocos Norte held a medical mission in the Municipality of Marcos. As a part of the club's monthly project of free medical and legal at their building in Laoag, they decided to take the services to the far-flung area of Marcos. By offering medical, counseling services and legal advice, the women could get their updated check-ups that they would not have gotten given their location.
There is a rise in the mortality rate because many Filipinos decided to forgo regular check-ups due to the pandemic. It is essential to provide accessible healthcare as this is a life and death situation for many.