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PCG provided assistance in the medical evacuation of two children admitted with dengue fever in Itbayat, Batanes last July 18.

According to reports, personnel of Itbayat Hospital requested the Coast Guard for transport of the children identified as Joubert Salengua Garcia, 11 year old, a resident of Sta Rosa, Itbayat and Eijhay Velayo Valiente, 7 year old, a resident of Raele, also in Itbayat.

Immediately, personnel of Coast Guard Sub-Station Itbayat coordinated Dr. Allan Saude M.D., the Doctor-in-Charge at abovementioned hospital to gather the details of the request.

On the same date, the team transported the children onboard M/V β€œVeronica” at Valanga Port, Itbayat and safely brought them to Batanes General Hospital without any untoward incident happened.