A little help for Mark Salazar (A brave toddler)

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Let’s help baby Mark get his liver transplant

Mark Salazar is a 1 year and 8 month old fighter, diagnosed with Biliary Atresia when he was 7mos. old.

From PGH to UST’s charity ward, Mark has been in and out of the hospital since his 1st birthday. Due to his congenital problem, the common cough and cold progresses to pnuemonia. His young body is susceptible to complications and infections, and has suffered from measles, diarrhea and sepsis.

Despite his illness, he is a lively toddler. A personality that has touched the doctors at UST who sent him well wishes upon discharge, all hoping not to see him being admitted again.

Here’s another brave child that needs your support, in any way one can give. Mark undergoes monthly blood tests. The family was advised by Dra. Gregorio (Head of Gastro-Interology, PGH) that Mark badly needs a liver transplant as soon as possible.

Mark can get the liver from his mother up to a 2nd cousin. The Liver Transplantation will need to be done in Taiwan at the Chang Gung Hospital and has a 97% survival rate.

Mark’s father has resigned from his job to dedicate his time to care for his youngest while the mother is on indefinite leave from her job. They have done fund raisers through raffles and t-shirt sales. They have also appealed to PCSO and will be receiving financial help but it will not be enough to cover the transplant and monthly medical maintenance like check-up, blood tests and medicines.


Here’s another brave child who needs your support, in any way one can give.

One way is by helping raise funds for his liver transplant. Each shirt contributes to the additional P 500,000.00 he needs for this operation and his monthly check-up, blood tests and medicines.

Shirts are available for P 300.00 (+shipping) in Black and White in the following actual sizes:

Large – 21″width -28″length
Medium – 19″width – 26″ length
Small – 18″ width – 25″ length
Xsmall – 17″width – 24″ length

Please add the cost of the shipment which are as follows:
weighing 1 kilo below (guaranteed next day delivery)
Origin: MANILA

Metro Manila – P140
Luzon – P145
Visayas – P150
Mindanao – P155

Prayers and medical/financial donations are most welcome. —

Payments can be made via
G-cash 09165382179
Banco De Oro- Maritess Salazar/ Mark Angelo B. Salazar
Savings Account No. 0300886918
Swift Code: BNORPHMM
Please PM the father through his FB account:
or through 09083664383/09212955657

These are the following medicines that Mark needs:
Propanolol (Inderal) 10mg/ tablet – 1/2 tablet twice/daily

Spirinolactone (Aldactone) 25mg/tablet – 1/2 tablet twice/daily

Prozinc 10mg/ml – 2ml once/daily

CaCo3 500mg/tablet – 1/2 tablet once/daily

Multivitamins (Clusivol Drops) – 1ml twice/daily

Ursodeoxycholic acid (Ursofak) 250mg/capsule divided into 5 ppcap – 2ppcaps every 12 hours/daily

Vitamin D (Rocaltrol) 0.25mcg/cap – 1 cap once/daily

Vit. E (Zyme E) 200iu/cap – 1 cap once daily

Vit. K (Konakion) 10mg/ml – 0.2 ml. once/daily

Any form of suppoprt is most appreciated.

A little help can make a difference – KK2011



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