PH sets new world record in organ donation sign-ups

You’ll be amazed at how many people pledged to donate their organs.

ABS-CBNnews.com reports: "The Department of Health (DOH) said a total of 3,548 people signed up for organ donation in a span of only 30 minutes at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) in Sta. Mesa, Manila on Friday, February 28."

 

The said number beats India’s record of 2,755 pledged organ donors in a period of one hour in one site. That could mean that the Philippines has set a new world record for the most number of people to sign up for organ donations in a period of one hour in a single venue.

 

The report explained that "the DOH said it is now just waiting for the official announcement from the Guinness Book of World Records."

 

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