Medical Missions

San Fernando City, La Union Philippines,  Baguio City, Benguet Philippines, & Manila Philippines

January 20, 21, and 22, 2023


Participating Lions Clubs:

District 4-C4 (California, USA)- SF Fil-Am LC, SF Premier LC, SF Marina North
                                                    Beach LC, San Mateo Metropolitan Lions Clu b

District 301-C ( Philippines)- La Union Host Lions Club


Medical Mission Chair- PDG Dr. Jun Valera ( USA)

Philippine Lions Partners: DG Jeff Marlon Zamoranos & Council Chair Anacleto Zamoranos

USA Team Leaders: Vision- PDG Esther Lee

Minor Surgery- Vickie  Palomar

Diabetes Screening

Recorder/Statistics- Edd Palomar

Temporary Schedule:

Jan 19, 2023 ( Friday) 8:00 AM Ninoy Aquino International Airport Arrival Parking Area (meeting place/pick up) Van/Bus to San Fernando City, La Union

2:00 PM Arrival at San Fernando City/ Check in Hotel

7: 00 Welcome Dinner/ Possible International Twinning

Jan 20, 2023

A. Minor Surgery Team 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM -location TBA

B. Vision Screening, Diabetes Screening, Cholesterol Test- location TBA 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

C. Training for local lions Volunteers if permanent clinic will be established 9:00 AM to 5 :00 PM

Fellowship Dinner at 7:00 PM

January 21, 2023  ( same schedule as Jan. 20, 2023)

January 22, 2023

Vision Screening- Baguio City, Philippines

Leave San Fernando City 7:00 AM to Baguio City Location -TBD, back to San Fernando City 5:00 PM

Fellowship Dinner

January 23, 2023 To Manila- Possible Visit to Bahay Aruga in the afternoon, Check -in Hotel

Past Missions

Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya Philippines (2018)

January 15-19, 2018

Provided Services

Participating Clubs

Schedule of Events

If you're having problems viewing the schedule, click here for a direct link on Google Drive.

SFNV Mission Schedule:Ex.xlsx

Planning Committee

Overall Chair Lion Vem Macaraeg

Co-Chair Lion Augusto "Dr. Jun" Valera Jr.

Co-Chair Lion Rufo Macaraeg

Co-Chair Lion Clinton Zuraek

Co-Chair Lion Ronnie Dori

Honorary Chair DG Mario Benavente

Honorary Chair PID Dr. Bill Iannaccone

Club Twinning

The following club twinning ceremonies are scheduled during this Medical Mission:

Global Initiative for Health and Wellness

District 301-C (Philippines Undistricted) has adopted a Memorandum of Understanding endorsing the Global Initiative for Health and Wellness on January 15, 2017. This momentous occasion marks the beginning of the GIHW's partnership with the Lions of the Philippines, with a planned GIHW Clinic to be established alongside the Lions in Sight Eye Clinic in Bayombong, Nueva Vizcaya.

GIHW Presentation


GIHW Packet

GIHW Philippine Mission Packet.pdf

Schedule First Draft

Tentative Itineraries/Recommendations Philippines 01/2018

Temporary Medical Permit


Medical professionals (Doctors) are required by Philippine law to apply for a Temporary Medical Permit with the Philippine Regulation Commission before practicing in the Philippines.