Agbulos elected FLEHD Zambo chapter president PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 16 June 2011 16:09

The Foundation for Lay Education on Heart Diseases (FLEHD) chaired and founded by Dr. Adolfo R. Bellosillo, a prominent Cardiologist based in Manila came to Zamboanga City last, June 14, 2011, to formally oversee the election of officers for the FLEHD Zamboanga City Chapter.

Elected president is Dr. Rodel Agbulos, a well-loved Zamboangueno physician who heads the City Health Office, this city. Others are: Vice-President — Dr. Nida Tan, Secretary.— Dr. Luis Ramon Rodriguez, Treasurer — Dr. Orlando Paber.
The following were also elected as members of the Board of Directors: Dr. Al

Hashim, Dr. Jamella Marbella , Dr. Carol Carabaña, Dr. Juliet Ruste and Ms. Mila Abayon. Lastly, elected Cardiologist as Faculty are: Dr. Amil Karim, Dr. Araceli Soria and Dr. Jane Santos.

The election of officers was followed by a sumptuous dinner sponsored by Therapharma, led by Mr. Willy Reyes and Mr. Julius Cabalay.
Also in the meeting held at a local hotel was Dr. Jeremiah Calisang, a well-known  Zamboangueno concert pianist and singer-composer. He is instrumental in composing and arranging the music to the more than 32 poems composed by Dr. Bellossillo.

FLEHD , an acronym to a group who’s primary objective is to bring to local residents the importance of understanding the heart , its related diseases and the things to do in order at to avoid a heart attack, have more than 20 chapters all over the Philippines. It has incorporated the exciting field of performing arts to the field of Preventive Cardiology. Just imagine the various songs and dances that depict the physical and physiological nature and culture of the heart and its related diseases, immensely transforming it that is understandable and suitable to the lay people.

The elected officers said they truly touched and honored by Dr. Bellosillo’s heart-warming visit to Zamboanga City.
Zamboanga City is the 23rd chapter and the newest chapter all over the Philippines.

The induction of officers will be held sometime on August, 2011 here in Zamboanga City. More information about the upcoming big affair will be announced later.