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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

A Visit with Dr. Juan “Jim” Sanchez

Doctor Jim Sanchez is making a name for himself as an advocate for improving healthcare in the Philippines. 

Covering Luzon with a specially equiped mobile surgical van, equipped and supported by Rotarians from RC San Francisco del Monte, Quezon City (RI District 3780), Dr. Sanchez performs a variety of procedures using only local anesthetics. An overview of his current work is documented in this CNN video report.  

Dr. Juan "Jim" Sanchez & Attorney James "Jim" Austin 

 This month, Dr. Sanchez is in the United States visiting various Fil-Am societies, raising funds and creating partnerships for a most ambitious project - a prototype hospital on wheels. Labeled the “RP Healthcraft Carrier”, Dr. Sanchez envisions this multi-unit mobile medical facility as a valuable tool for disaster response and taking advanced medical services to underserved areas. Details of this project can be found at