Conjoined twins separated with help of DZRH, former SAP Bong Go

Conjoined twins Divine and Mercy Cerillo with their parents before the operation to separate them (Photo from DZRH Ruel Saldico)

Eight doctors successfully separated conjoined twins Divine and Mercy Cerillo on Thursday, Jan. 31, thru the help of DZRH Operationg Tulong and the office of Former Special Assistant to the President Christopher ‘Bong’ Go.

The operation at the Philippine General Hospital in Ermita, Manila started at about 6:50AM and lasted for more than 6 hours.

Edmund and Rubelyn Cerillo, the parents of the five-month old girls, sought assistance from the office of Camarines Norte Gov. Edgardo ‘Egay’ Tallado, who brought their plea to Go thru DZRH’s Special On Saturday.

Go, a senatoriable in the midterm elections, immediately responded and paid for the medical expenses and provided financial help to the twins.




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