IFSU Eye Center Celebrates a Decade of Excellent Eye Care Service

As Ifugao State University (IFSU) celebrates its centennial year, IFSU Eye Center with its partners commemorated a decade of exemplary service in eyecare held at Potia Campus, Alfonso Lista, Ifugao on January 27,2020.

As the only eye center in the region catering the whole of Cordillera and the neighboring provinces of Cagayan, Isabela, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya and Nueva Ecija, the center had treated a total number of 19,603 patients over the past ten years. It also served 9,501 patients through its outreach "Eye Mission" program in partnership with Local Government Units and other government institutions.

Ifugao Provincial Governor Jerry U. Dalipog who graced the event emphasized the importance of celebrating milestones. “It allows us to recognize and acknowledge the fruits of collaborative efforts, sacrifices and the journeys that you have been on that gave opportunities that set new goals for the future,” said Gov. Dalipog.

“The opportunity you open for everyone who seeks for medical assistance is just and virtuous,” he added.

The IFSU Eye Center vows and commits to provide additional and improved eye care services in a wider scale.

IFSU officials from the different campuses and some members of the Local Government Unit of the province of Ifugao attended the celebration.//by:Geneva Paula Mae R. Espejo