Mayoral bet eyes dialysis center in San Simon town
SAN SIMON - Mayoralty candidate Rodrigo “Digos” Canlas recently disclosed his goal to put up a municipal dialysis center in this town once elected as local chief executive in the coming May 2019 polls.
Canlas, who is Kambilan party’s standard bearer here, said that construction of dialysis center will be among his priority projects as he sees the need to provide assistance to Simonian patients.
Canlas said that the planned construction of the dialysis center complete with modern dialysis machines is aimed at addressing kidney-related problems hounding Simonian patients and their famil i es.
“We have a number of kabalens who are diagnosed with kidney disease and are required to undergo dialysis treatment several times a week and we could only imagine how costly it is,” he sai d.
By putting up a dialysis center, patients diagnosed with renal and other kidney-related diseases, especially indigents, can undergo dialysis treatment for free and receive related services with minimal fees.
“Our goal is to help indigent Simonians to further enjoy their lives by assisting them in their medical needs. Through free dialysis treatment, they can live longer and enjoy life with their family and friends,” he said.