Overseas Filipino


At a press conference in Quezon City on April 10, Tzu Chi Foundation officials (left) and Ludy de Guzman (4th from right), mother of conjoined twins Jennylyn and Jerrylyn de Guzman of Pangasinan, hold out a photo of the twins before they were separated through surgery in Taiwan with help from the foundation.

As students from around the globe attend U.S. colleges and universities in ever-increasing numbers, there has been a deeper recognition of the special issues they face.


Various leaders from stakeholders sign the acknowledgement of support at the Governor’s Mansion in Tagbilaran City. From left, Archt. Augusto Villalon of ICOMOS Philippines, Bishop Leonardo Medroso of the Diocese of Tagbilaran, Ambassador Jose Cuisia, Jr., Margaret Lacson-Ecarma of BRG, Gov. Edgar Chatto, Chair Dr. Maria Serena Diokno of NHCP, Atty. Lucille Karen Isberto of NCCA and Corito Bautista of BRG.


Measles is an airborne disease which spreads easily through the coughs and sneezes of those infected.  (Google image)



Atty. Loida Nicolas Lewis (left) and Dr. Celia Lamkin.

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