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Sunday, April 24, 2022

BGHMC is now DOH-accredited kidney transplant facility

Cordillera - The Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC) is now a DOH-accredited kidney transplant facility - the first accredited hospital 
in the Cordillera Administrative Region to conduct kidney transplant . 

Patients in the region who are suffering from chronic kidney disease and wanted to undergo kidney transplant do not need to travel to Manila or La Union just to have a kidney transplant procedure. 

Kidney transplant is the cheapest and most recommended medical procedure to individuals with chronic kidney problems compared to dialysis which is done three times a week. 

READ ALSO: Benguet doctors successfully conduct first kidney transplant in Cordillera

BGHMC record shows that there are 2,000 chronic kidney patients undergoing dialysis with a 15-percent increase annually.

Health authorities are encouraging Filipinos to donate their organs to help prolonged the lives of others. 

They hope the public to be be aware of the importance of organ donation in helping saves the lives of other people. 



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