5ID Supports Organ Donor Registration in Cagayan
Camp Melchor F dela Cruz, Upi, Gamu, Isabela – The Army’s 5th Infantry (Star) Division under the new leadership of BGEN RICARDO B JALAD AFP will participate and support the Organ Donor Registration activity of the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) and Department of Health, Region 2 at Mamba Gym, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan tomorrow, February 28.
The personnel of the Command composed of officers and men will also register themselves in the said Organ Donor Registration activity which will contribute to the objectives of this undertaking for the benefit of the people.
According to Dr Allan Sibal, PIO of the Department of Health Region 2, “Requirements for the organ donors are: Male or Female, 18 years old and above, no limitation and no testing. Registrants will be given donor card after taking their pictures by DOH for documentary collection”.
He pointed out that the organ donor is effective when a doctor declared him or her as brain dead. He further said that the family of the registrant will be the first beneficiary of this endeavor should any member of his or her family needs an organ replacement such as heart, kidney and other human organs.
5TH INFANTRY (STAR) DIVISION, PHILIPPINE ARMY
DIVISION PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE
Camp Melchor F Dela Cruz,
Upi, Gamu, Isabela
Contact: 1LT ROWENA G ABAYON 27 February 2014
Division Public Affairs Office
Cellphone No: 09173111094