Japan-based Terumo donates sphygmomanometers
DTI-CAR Provincial (Benguet) Director Freda M. Gawisan (third from right) with BSU officials: University President Ben D. Ladilad; University Physician, Dr. Florence V. Poltic; VP for Research and Extension, Dr. Luciana Villanueva; VP for Academic Affairs, Dr. Percyveranda A. Lubrica; and University Public Affairs Director, Dr. Gilda B. Jacalan, checking and trying the medical devices donated by Terumo Corporation on August 13, 2012. (Inset) Dr. Poltic assisting Dr. Lubrica, as the latter tries measuring her blood pressure using the newly-donated blood pressure monitoring device.
BSU is one of the 120 schools in the region identified by Terumo Corporation to be the recipients of digital sphygmomanometers from the Terumo Corporation, Japan.
Two pieces of the device were turned over to the University by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI-CAR) through its Benguet Provincial Director, Ms. Freda M. Gawisan assisted by Ms. Sheila S. Cayanan on August 13, 2012. Top University officials led by BSU President, Dr. Ben D. Ladilad, received the donations.
Through the donation, Terumo Corporation intends to contribute to the development of health care facilities of the recipient schools. The recipient schools are where the company has been directly hiring graduates.