To promote good health and general welfare of adolescents in the city, the Local Government Unit of Parañaque under the administration of Mayor Florencio Bernabe, Jr. launched on Thursday, May 5, 2011 in Brgy. Don Galo, this city the opening sortie of its annual “Operation Tule”.
Organized by the City Health Office under Dr. Olga Virtusio and run in cooperation with barangay government units, the project aims to circumcise 70 male adolescents, 10-15 year age in each barangay in the city.
Project implementation has been slated for May 5 to 31, 2011. Interested adolescents may inquire with their health center for the “Operation Tule” schedule in their locale.
Adolescents who undergo this medical procedure will be given a starter dose of medicine.
“Considering the medical benefits of circumcision, we encourage our male adolescents to undergo the procedure, especially that it is free, being a public service of our city government.”, Mayor Bernabe said.