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On this World Lymphoma Awareness Day, let’s remember the soldiers

If the pandemic has taught the world anything, it is how important it is to value the gift of good health and live a free life. The fear of getting sick is now even more understandable because it has put everything into perspective. The world was indeed scared by the truth of COVID-19, but cancer fighters and survivors have actually experienced this reality for a much longer period of time.

On this year’s World Lymphoma Awareness Day, the neighborhood joins together to celebrate cancer survivors, fighters, and their families while also raising awareness of the disease. I’m so grateful to be invited and I have acquired so much knowledge about this disease, its symptoms and how it greatly affects the people that have this disease. I also admire our very dear warriors for overcoming this situation and their triumph in fighting Lymphoma.

Infection-fighting lymphocytes of the immune system are where lymphoma, a type of cancer, first appears. These cells are found in the lymph nodes, spleen, thymus, bone marrow, and other parts of the body. Lymphoma causes lymphocytes to alter and multiply uncontrollably. Common symptoms include swollen lymph nodes, chills, weight loss, and weariness. Since these symptoms are more likely to be brought on by other conditions, such as an infection, a doctor’s examination is crucial for a correct diagnosis.

It is one of the top 15 cancers in the Philippines, affecting around 11,000 Filipinos every year. Yet with lack of awareness, authorities estimate a larger number of patients that are left undiagnosed.

“Lymphoma exists”, Jeanne, a Lymphoma cancer survivor, stresses, “For someone who was diagnosed with Lymphoma and know nothing about the disease…if people knew more about this cancer that can actually affect even the younger ones, maybe we could have been more aware of our health (and) the symptoms that Lymphoma can do to our body.”

Such is the mission of Lymphoma Philippines, a non-profit organization for Lymphoma patients, survivors, and caregivers aiming to spread awareness on medically-approved Lymphoma-related campaigns in the country. The lack of information is what inspired cancer survivor Jheric Delos Angeles and his wife Anna Tapel-Delos Angeles to create a community of Filipino patients and their family members in order to educate more people and provide much needed support to those in need, including fighting for better healthcare.

Rhiz, a Lymphoma cancer patient, shares her experience living with the disease amidst the pandemic, “It’s very hard. The agony is double. During the pandemic, going to the hospital was difficult and scary for cancer patients like me. As it is, we cannot afford to get COVID.”

Christine, a Lymphoma patient caregiver, echoes Rhiz’s sentiments regarding hospital visits. On top of that, their income was cut off for a time during the lockdown and they had to rely on their savings to continue medication.

While Lymphoma is considered to be a curable cancer if diagnosed early, access to treatment is a challenge as costs related to the disease can range from one million pesos to three and a half million pesos depending on the hospital and treatment protocol.

Recognizing these challenges, Lymphoma Philippines hopes to continue spreading information and possibly save lives. As part of its efforts, the organization along with The Carewell Community Foundation, EPCALM, KAYA, and The Philippine Cancer Society, also in partnership with Takeda Healthcare Philippines, held a public online event to mark the World Lymphoma Awareness Day, and shared practical information beneficial to Filipino Lymphoma patients and their families. This includes:

  • Mental wellness advice for patients and their loved ones
  • A private Facebook group for patients and their loved ones where they can get information and support from each other
  • Patient navigation that helps patients in their journey from diagnosis to post-treatment and connects them with the right agencies and groups
  • Emotional support groups in partnership with Kanser sa Adolescents and Young Adults (KAYA) and The Carewell Community Foundation
  • Social work services that can assist patients in their journey

“It is an unimaginably difficult journey for patients and their loved ones living with cancer. Having gone through it myself, a strong support system is crucial in the journey and we at Lymphoma Philippines are committed to lending help however possible,” says Lymphoma Philippines co-founder Jheric Delos Angeles.

Visit Lymphoma Philippines’ website at lymphomaphilippines.com or its Facebook page at facebook.com/LymphomaPH for additional information.

 

 

 

 

 

Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

This Year’s National Healthy Skin Mission, Cetaphil partners with Watsons

Cetaphil has partnered with Watsons for this year’s National Healthy Skin Mission in time to celebrate 75 years of being the leaders in the sensitive skin space. A brand whose success is built on creating dermatologist-recommended skincare products for every skin story, this year’s National Healthy Skin Mission is an experimental booth located at SM Makati that will serve as a one-stop shop for all skincare needs and will allow customers to learn from trusted dermatologist experts.

The entire roster of Cetaphil products will be sold at the booth. The master brand Cetaphil is comprised of the iconic Gentle Skin Cleanser, the Gentle Moisturising Lotion, and the Gentle Moisturising Cream. All three products have recently been reformulated with glycerin (to help prevent dryness), niacinamide (to strengthen the skin barrier), and panthenol (to soothe and restore dry skin).

The Cetaphil Bright Healthy Radiance line is also present at the booth that focuses on brightening skin the healthy way, with products that are effective yet gentle on the skin. With the Bright Healthy Radiance products, you can be sure to target issues like hyperpigmentation, melanogenesis, even skin tone, and dark spot reduction.

Finally, for baby’s skin, the brand offers the Cetaphil Baby range. It features gentle and tear-free formulations, making bath time with your newborn an enjoyable process. Mommies can also avail of the Cetaphil Baby calendula line, allowing their baby’s to have a healthy start in life. While for those with Atopic Dermatitis, the Cetaphil Pro products are also found at Cetaphil’s National Healthy Skin Mission booth.

Buy any of these products for your sensitive skins (or your baby’s!) and get a chance to spin the wheel to take home more free Cetaphil products. In addition, consumers get a limited Cetaphil tote bag if they buy products worth PHP 1500. You can also bring any empty skincare products, and get free Cetaphil products. Lastly, the brand also offers free Dermatologist consultations.

Cetaphil and Watsons have a lot more in store for you throughout the National Healthy Skin Mission event. On September 5, Mariel Padilla will help moms, especially first-time moms to navigate the world of parenting, while on September 14, Michelle Dy will host a masterclass on how to achieve healthy radiant skin.

Visit Cethaphil and Watson’s Facebook page to learn more about this year’s National Healthy Skin Mission.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beauty, Health and Wellness

Aromase is the beginning of a healthier scalp

Avoid letting the little things bother you since they might harm your hair and scalp. The outcome would be, to put it mildly, embarrassing.

Because nobody wants their dry, flaky hair and bothersome dandruff to make them uncomfortable and ashamed on social or business settings. While in an important meeting or cuddling up to an important person, scratching one’s head and hair would not be a good look. That immediately puts me off.

But, as Aromase Hair and Body solutions would always say: “let’s not be stressed with the little things.” It is because Aromase has that perfect solution to every hair and body problems we encounter every day.

From pre-shampoo, which removes the excess sebum, scalp buildup, and combats dandruff and soothes inflammation effectively, to shampoo, scalp spray, conditioner, body wash, scalp care kit, solutions for hair loss, excess oil, oil and dandruff, dry and flaky hair, dermatitis and folliculitis, and even Psoriasis, Aromase has the answer with its range of anti-dandruff, anti-hair loss, anti-oily hair solutions for normal, sensitive or specialized scalp care.

At Aromase, you can find products such as the Juniper Scalp Purifying Liquid Shampoo, Aromase Anti-Hair Loss shampoo kit, Aromase Anti-Hair Loss Essential Shampoo, Aromase Anti-Dandruff Shampoo, Aromase Red Rose Damage Recovery Conditioner, Juniper Head to Toe Shampoo and Body Wash, Aromase 3-Step Psoriasis Scalp Care Kit, all wonderful and beneficial products that we need everyday to protect our hair and scalp and our body as well.

Aromase, a Taiwan Excellence Award winner and Red Dot Product Design Award for 2022, emphasizes that we should all guard the health of our scalp. Aromase has products that help solve people’s scalp problems and concerns and also supports the promotion of good scalp care habits. With products whose ingredients are derived from natural plants with no harsh chemicals, no paraben, and definitely sulfate free, Aromase’s products will help restore the scalp to its original healthy state.

Aromase offers treatment solutions that help improve the overall condition of the scalp with lasting results for that healthy hair and healthy scalp. All the necessary research is done to find out what exactly the market needs, and what solutions can be offered. More importantly, it’s not just about providing solutions but delivering better quality of life as well.

Stress is already a daily feature of life as it stands. Don’t let concerns about your physique or hair cause you more worry. Give your hair, scalp, and even body the great results they deserve by letting Aromase Hair and Body Solutions handle the work.

Because Aromase is the foundation for healthier hair and scalp.

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Health and Wellness

Cetaphil Ultra Protect is a Cleanser That Intensely Hydrates and Protects Skin, according to Skin Savior

More than you might realize, how you care for your skin matters. Nowadays, cleanliness is everything. However, in your haste to clean your body, you risk depriving your skin of its natural moisture.

Dry skin is caused by using harsh bar soap and frequently bathing, which can further cause irritation, roughness, and dryness. When it comes to hygiene, there is now a better option. Introducing the brand-new Cetaphil Ultra Protect, a cleansing bar with antimicrobial properties that is the ideal solution for taking care of your skin. There are no compromises because the product combines moisturization with 99.9% germ prevention. All skin types, especially sensitive skin, can use it.

The newest innovation of Cetaphil has 3D Derma-Mimic Technology that cleanses your skin at an antimicrobial level because of its dermatological tried-and-tested formulation that repairs and strengthens the skin barrier against water loss. Your skin is now instantly protected and hydrated.

To celebrate the release of the newest product in Cetaphil’s science-backed roster, the #BeUltraProtected campaign celebrates the equal importance of hygiene and care with four workouts in partnership with elite boutique studios in the Metro.

The goal is to show how Cetaphil Ultra Protect can allow you to work out, sweat, and afterward reward your skin with a deep cleanse that is gentle yet effective in cleaning and nourishing the body.

The new Cetaphil Ultra Antimicrobial Cleansing Bar is now available at the official Cetaphil Philippines stores in Lazada and Shopee. You can also find Cetaphil products at Mercury Drug, Watsons’ stores, and supermarkets nationwide.

Visit www.cetaphil.com.ph or follow Cetaphil Philippines on Facebook and Instagram to learn more about the brand’s gentle line of products for sensitive skin and the new Cetaphil Ultra Protect.

 

About Cetaphil 
Cetaphil is a skincare brand that has been recommended by dermatologists for over 75 years and is today used by millions with delicate skin from all over the world. Recently, the brand introduced its newest gentle product with the launch of Cetaphil Ultra Protect. For more information, visit www.cetaphil.com.ph. 
Health and Wellness

ISO certification and a gala are part of Capitol Medical Center’s 52nd anniversary celebrations

A gala celebration was recently held at Capitol Medical Center (CMC), a prestigious medical facility with headquarters in Quezon City, to recognize hospital service awardees from the medical staff and staff. The occasion was made even more special by CMC receiving its ISO Certificate from Certification International Philippines for compliance with ISO:9001-standards 2015’s for the quality management system.

On June 17, 2022, 27 doctors were honored for their service spanning 35 to 45 years at the Matrix Creation Events Venue. However, 68 employees received recognition for their dedication and commitment to the company. Employees who have been with CMC for five to 35 years were honored.

Another significant highlight of the anniversary celebration was the handover of the ISO certificate by Renato Navarette, President of Certification International Philippines, to the CMC management represented by Rhais M. Gamboa, CMC Chairman of the Executive Committee; Victoria Tan, CMC President; Dr. Ma. Mystica Flodalyn Bautista, Quality Management Representative; Gil Faustino; Finance Director and Norielee Magsingit, Nursing Service Director. Also, on hand to witness the activity were Drs. Maria Realiza Henson, Corazon Logarta, Members of the Board, and other officers of the Medical Staff.

Last March 23 to 25, 2022, CMC underwent a comprehensive online audit of its processes and procedures to establish its conformity with the Quality Management System requirements of ISO:9001-2015 and the Department of Health for healthcare facilities.

“Passing the ISO Accreditation is a testament of CMC’s commitment to continuously improve on its service delivery through increased customer satisfaction, patient safety and clinical excellence across all of the organization,” said Gamboa.

The gala celebration was CMC’s first face-to-face gathering of its Medical Staff and employees in two years.

“The 52nd anniversary celebrates CMC’s relentless spirit as an organization to continue to persevere, committed to give the right care all the time, being sensitive to the needs of our clients and constantly thriving to face a changing competitive landscape in delivering quality healthcare,” Tan said.

A tertiary hospital called CMC is situated near Quezon Avenue and Cor. Sct. Magbanua. It is outfitted with top-notch medical staff and cutting-edge facilities that are prepared to assist and carry out its purpose of offering the “Right Care, Right Here” at CMC.

 

 

 

 

Health and Wellness

Happy Life Organics backs the government’s anti-dengue initiative

Two significant health issues are currently plaguing the Philippines: a steady rise in dengue incidence and the number of Covid-19 cases. Southeast Asia is home to an endemic strain of dengue fever, and the rainy season is when there is the greatest danger of transmission. Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which are common indoors, and Aedes albopictus mosquitoes, which prefer to hang out in bushes and trees, both carry the dengue virus and can bite humans.

The virus enters the mosquito’s salivary gland where it incubates for eight to 10 days. Then, the mosquito can pass the virus on to the person it bites.

Happy Life Organics, a Philippine based company that promotes innovative and eco-friendly solutions for your home, pets, and unwanted pests, is one with the government in the fight against dengue

“It is that time of the year again when we see an increase in the number of dengue cases. We can protect ourselves from this and we can start doing this at home,’ said Joe Sevilla, the owner of Happy Life Organics.

Sevilla provided the following advice for preventing dengue:

  1. Keep your house clean and tidy. There are many environmentally friendly products in the market that can help keep your house clean and tidy not only to fight dengue but Covid-19 as well.
  2. Make sure that there is no stagnant water In and around the house. If you have water containers, keep them covered. Otherwise, make sure that things like pet water containers or planter dishes are cleaned on a regular basis.
  3. Wear protective clothing like long sleeved shirts and pants especially in areas where there is a dengue outbreak.
  4. Apply mosquito repellent if you know you will be spending most of the day outdoors. Consult with your doctor first before applying any repellent on your children.
  5. Dispose of waste properly. Take out your rubbish on a regular basis as this will prevent inspects from entering your household.

“Make it a habit to go around your home at a certain time every day to make sure that there is no stagnant water and that your household garbage is disposed of properly,” he added.

Happy Life Organics offers all-natural, environmentally friendly, and sustainable solutions to homes all across the Philippines. The company offers customers home and pet product options that are transforming and bettering lives in order to promote a healthier and happier way of life based on a plant-based, organic viewpoint.

Visit for additional details. Happy Life Organics’ Lazada and Shopee Mall may be found at www.happylifeph.com.

 

 

 

 

 

Health and Wellness, Lifestyle

GENIX VITALITY PLACENTA IS NOW AVAILABLE TO Reach All Of Us In the PHILIPPINES!

 

Genix Summit International Executive Leadership Team (from left): Mr. Sam C. Ortega, Co-Founder, President; Mr. Salustio Buena, Vice President for Finance; Ms. Celsa Martinez, Vice President for Business Development; Mr. Freddie Laroco, Vice President for Sales & Marketing and Mr. Gerald Maurin, Vice President for Operations.

Growing older is a process that has been closely linked to a number of diseases. Although the underlying causes may be complicated, aging is a risk factor since it causes more inflammation and oxidative damage to different tissues. The elderly are more likely to develop them.

The placenta’s anti-inflammatory and antioxidant qualities offer powerful anti-aging benefits, and its high vitamin and hormone composition also offers energy and vitality. As one of the most timid animals, sheep placenta is preferred since it is simple to harvest.

The robust immune system that sheep possess is particularly intriguing. As a result of its anti-inflammatory and anti-aging characteristics, as well as the abundance of vitamins and hormones it contains, sheep placenta is utilized to support its use.

With Mr. Freddie S. Laroco, Vice President for Sales & Marketing

I am so grateful that I got the chance to attend and acquire knowledge and information about Genix. I learned so much about the importance and its uses. Due to the sheep’s superior immune system, it is the ideal option for the placenta. It is abundant in concentrated nutrients and a variety of minerals that our bodies require. With a wide range of health advantages that focus on digestive system and stomach functions, ideal for people with allergies, and effectively fortifies our immune system.  After so many years of use in conventional medicine, it has been shown to be both safe and efficient. Sheep are a good source of placenta that are also safe to utilize.

Dr. Ariel T. Baira, Integrative Medicine, Head, Genix Medical Advisory Board

The robust mixture of Genix Vitality Placenta has been expertly created and expertly formulated by scientists and physicians. This distinctive Cellular Therapy formulation was created by Activo-Singapore, New Zealand, Switzerland, and the United States. This supplement contains 500,000MCG of fresh sheep placenta, which is harvested only from licensed farms in accordance with strict protocols. It also contains vital growth factors, which are meant to support healthy immune function and encourage cell growth and regeneration.

Genix Vitality Placenta can support you in better managing your life and health.

With this breakthrough, Genix Summit International is pleased to announce the imminent product introduction of the new Genix Vitality Placenta on Saturday, July 9, 2022. A superb source of nutrients that improve vitality and revive young vigor is Genix Placenta.

For more information on the Genix Summit International you can visit their website https://www.genixsummitinternational.com or you can message me.

Health and Wellness

With the new Baby Dove Soothing Moisture Wash, Baby Dove takes bath time to the next level in the metaverse

One of a mother’s most prized experiences is having a child. It’s as if the world comes to a halt for her, and all she can think about is the kid and his or her well-being—in a good manner, of course, because this is something she has been looking forward to for a long time. Babies, being the delicate beings that they are, necessitate careful affection, care, and attention. Everything that comes into contact with a newborn, from the food they consume to the clothes they wear, must pass through their mother’s careful scrutiny. Objects and products that come into contact with the baby’s skin are included.

Babies’ particularly sensitive skin makes them vulnerable to a variety of skin issues, which can be stressful and transform those sweet grins into whines. Dryness is a common problem that can cause irritation, especially when using standard bath soaps and liquids. Only gentle treatment is appropriate for fragile skin. Fortunately, Baby Dove is debuting its newest product line, Baby Dove Soothing Moisture, for all loving and cautious mums. This hypoallergenic hair-to-toe baby shampoo is formulated with warm milk and a peaceful chamomile smell to relieve your baby’s sensitive skin caused by dryness.

Moreover, Baby Dove Soothing Moisture has no dyes, no parabens, and no phthalates. Dermatologist- and pediatrician-tested, it is so mild and gentle that it can be used even on newborns! Your worries will surely be soothed and so will your baby.

To highlight the essence (and fun!) of bathing babies with the utmost care, Baby Dove Real Moms Village is bringing a new feature: the Baby Bath Time activity. In this virtual, gamified, immersive experience, moms’ baby bathing skills will be put to the test.

From the preparation pre-bath to the actual bathing, up to the post-bath pampering and then swaddling, moms will go through a step-by-step baby bath time process. Not only is the activity informative and entertaining—it’s rewarding as well, with in-game prizes redeemable for real-life perks waiting for moms at the end of the game.

A virtual hub within U-COINVille by Unilever Philippines, Baby Dove Real Moms Village is the perfect place to virtually get together with other moms, play fun games, learn more about Baby Dove and childcare, and earn prizes—vouchers and U-COINs—that you can exchange for real-world perks such as food and drink, load, groceries, and so many more!

On June 17, the Baby Bath Time immersive brand experience will debut at the Baby Dove Real Moms Village. To play, simply follow these instructions:

  1. Visit com.ph.
  2. Register with your mobile number, or if you’re an existing U-COIN user, you can log in with your account.
  3. Look for Baby Dove Real Moms Village. Feel free to explore the other virtual hubs too, such as the U-Marketplace, U-Ditorium, U-Home, and POND’S Summer Escape!
  4. Start your adventure to learn and earn rewards!

Baby Dove will make bath time more enjoyable for you and your baby. With the new Baby Dove Soothing Moisture, provide only #SoothingCare for your infant, and visit the Baby Dove Real Moms Village to improve your baby care abilities while earning wonderful rewards. Taking care of your baby has never been more exciting!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health and Wellness

Are you ready to resume your normal routine? Regine and Ogie Alcasid discuss defense strategies

Celebrity couple Regine and Ogie talks about the importance of helping boost their immune system in the next normal with the first-ever Vicks vitamins loaded with Vitamin C, Zinc, and high-strength Vitamin D, along with proper diet and exercise

Going back to previous habits can leave some people feeling restless as they prepare to re-experience life with face-to-face social interactions. So, how can we stay on top of our health and remain protected as the world around us changes?

#VStrong everyday with the help of the first-ever Vicks vitamins

With the evolving landscape of health in the world, Vicks Philippines introduces their first-ever vitamins, Ascorbic Acid + Zinc + Cholecalciferol (Vicks Immune Defense) to help provide daily immune support, along with proper diet and exercise. It contains a combination of Vitamin C (as Sodium Ascorbate), Zinc, and even high-strength Vitamin D.

As parents who also have a full-time job, being on top of their day to day health has always been a priority for Celebrity couple Regine Velasquez and Ogie Alcasid. “We eat healthy, get enough rest and sleep, a little bit of exercise, and of course taking vitamins daily.” says Ogie. He adds, “Good thing Vicks – a brand that our family have loved and trusted for so many years, has this product to help support our immune defenses.”

Regine also shares, “Being a mom, we always want the best for our family. I like researching about the things I give my family especially when it comes to health. We made the switch to Ascorbic Acid + Zinc + Cholecalciferol (Vicks Immune Defense) because it contains the three vitamins and mineral we look for.” Instead of taking separate tablets to get Vitamin C, Zinc, and Vitamin D, the couple is happy to find a 3-in-1 vitamin product for their daily dose of immune boosters.

Being extra cautious when it’s about health has been a norm in the past few years, and now that we are slowly able to get back to old routines and out trying new adventures, the couple continues to ensure their health is in check. “Being healthy is like an investment; and with people relying on us, it’s important for us to continuously take care of ourselves so we can take care of our family and pursue our passions.” shared Regine and Ogie.

Because our immune system is designed to protect us from illness, it’s critical that we continue to support it in order to keep it running efficiently. Vitamin C and zinc have long been recognized as immune system boosters. Vitamin D, on the other hand, has recently acquired popularity as a result of research into its function in innate immunity, the body’s first line of defense against new viruses. Vitamin D helps our immune system fight infections by regulating the generation of toxic chemicals and modulating the body’s reaction to inflammation. Along with healthy food and exercise, these three chemicals in Ascorbic Acid + Zinc + Cholecalciferol (Vicks Immune Defense) interact synergistically to give 3-in-1 immune defense.

500 mg Vitamin C (equal to 562.43 mg Sodium Ascorbate), 10 mg Zinc, and 1000 IU Vitamin D3 are found in each capsule of Ascorbic Acid + Zinc + Cholecalciferol (Vicks Immune Defense). Available at Watsons, Southstar, and the P&G Health Official Shopee Store, or online at Watsons, Southstar, and P&G Health Official Shopee Store.

Visit  Vicks’ official Facebook page and Vicks’ official website to learn more about Ascorbic Acid + Zinc + Cholecalciferol (Vicks Immune Defense).

 

If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.
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Health and Wellness

A total of 100 liver transplants have been completed at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals in the Philippines

Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals in Delhi has performed 100 liver transplants in youngsters from the Philippines, marking a significant milestone. Children ranging in age from 4 months to 15 years who had suffered from various conditions resulting in liver failure and demanding a liver transplant have gotten one.

Amidst COVID posing a number of challenges in the last two years, Apollo made sure that children and their families received end-to-end assistance in terms of aligning travel permissions and ensuring patient safety by arranging special charter flights with a medical team on board to handle any emergencies.

Mr P Shivakumar, Managing Director – Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, asserted: “Apollo Hospitals leads the way in delivering cross-border care for children. Our approach is aligned with Apollo’s overarching objective of providing prompt delivery of healthcare services, notwithstanding myriad constraints. This becomes even more important when it comes to caring for children. We believe there is no greater joy than seeing the smiles of children who have been saved by our timely medical intervention.”

Group Medical Director and Senior Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Apollo Hospitals Group – Dr (Prof) Anupam Sibal, stated: “Apollo Hospitals has been receiving children with liver failure from Philippines for the last five years. Fortunately, we have been able to help many families from different parts of Philippines.

We would like to thank families for their trust as we mark the landmark of 100 liver transplants in babies and children from Philippines. Despite COVID restrictions, we have transplanted 53 children in the last 2 years. The youngest child to be operated on was 4 months. Significantly, babies weighing barely 3.5kgs have also had liver transplants at Apollo Hospitals. Our initiative has been facilitated by the immense support from the Embassies which helped in easing travel formalities for patients. The Apollo Liver Transplant Program, the first successful program in India which was established in 1998 has now performed more than 3950 liver transplants including 458 in children from 20 countries”.

Senior Liver Transplant Surgeon at the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Dr. Neerav Goyal, said, “In liver transplant, surgery is performed when patients have a high risk of dying from their disease in the ensuing weeks to months. Since COVID-19 is not going away anytime soon, many of these patients were unlikely to survive the period of the pandemic without liver transplant, and the patients despite several challenges travelled to us. We are happy that we can help them in easing their pain and provided a new lease of life. In 65% of children, the donors were mothers, in 30 % fathers and 5 % other blood relatives.”

 

About Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals:
The Government of Delhi and Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited have partnered to create Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, India’s first JCI recognized hospital. It is the Apollo Hospitals Group’s third super-specialty tertiary care hospital, being opened in July 1996. It spans 15 acres and houses 57 specialties with over 300 experts, over 700 operational beds, 19 operating rooms, 138 intensive care units, a 24-hour pharmacy, NABL recognized laboratories, 24-hour emergency services, and an active air ambulance service. Apollo Hospitals Delhi features the country’s most advanced kidney and liver transplant programs. Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals accomplished India’s first successful pediatric and adult liver transplants. The hospital is on the cutting edge of medical technology and knowledge. It offers a full variety of cutting-edge diagnostic, medicinal, and surgical services to its patients. With the advent of 64 slice CT and 3 Tesla MRI, Novalis Tx, and the integrated PET Suite, the Hospital has brought the most advanced imaging technology to India. Indraprastha Apollo was also the first to introduce the idea of a preventive health check. Over the years, the company has developed a loyal consumer base. For the past few years, The Week poll has continuously named the hospital among India’s top ten hospitals. https://delhi.apollohospitals.com/ is the hospital’s website. @HospitalsApollo on Twitter