12 months Go: PH needs specialists in biliary atresia    MB
By Mario Casayuran As chairman of the Senate health committee, neophyte Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go said yesterday his committee would try to help the medical profession in turning out specialists in biliary atresia. Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go (MALACAÑANG PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Go issued the statement after he and President Duterte helped in sending two babies to India to undergo liver transplant. Biliary atresia is a rare disease of the liver and bile ducts that occurs in infants. Given the complications attributed to the disease, the operation needed to address it is not readily available in the country. ... more