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WATCH: Tanudan cops transport sick patient using bamboo and blanket

Photo Courtesy || Tanudan MPS

Cordillera - When there is no service of ambulance to transport sick patient to the hospital, villagers and cops in this small town of Tanudan, Kalinga uses bamboo and blanket instead called "Bulig".

"BULIG" it is the indigenous practice of iTanudan in transporting a sick or injured person from remote villages by means of carrying using improvised tools usually bamboo or wood with a blanket to carry the person to be transported to the nearest health facility for treatment. 

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This is practiced in remote parts of Kalinga where it is inaccessible or when no transportation is available. Several able bodied men usually participate in the bulig to ensure that transport is unhampered. 

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PNP personnel usually participate by augmenting the men who alternately carry the sick person.



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