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Nov 12, 2019

Family Turns Tragedy Into Blessing

For more than a decade, Jesse Theodore has signed-up as an organ donor. But when the health of his 52-year-old wife, Virginia, slowly deteriorated because of cancer, the attending community midwife gently encouraged the family to consider organ/tissue donation and advised them to visit Baguio General Hospital & Medical Center. While at his wife’s bedside, […]

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Sep 5, 2019

From Kobe to Joaquin: The Hero’s Legacy Lives On

The story of Kobe Andrei Labro Tejero or Kobe for his friends, has touched many people especially in the community where he shared his life..

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Aug 22, 2019

Kobe Andrei Tejero: Hero of Samar, First Eye Tissue Donor of Eastern Visayas

In the afternoon of August 20, 2019, a young man has joined the hands of our Creator. Death, especially death of a loved one, is one of the most difficult experience that a family has to face..

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Aug 13, 2019

The Story of Eye Banking in Baguio City: Sharing the Gift of Sight, Transcending Cultural Boundaries

Just April this year, the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center inaugurated its eye satellite and retrieval unit..