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Pingris rejoins Star practice, set for return

first_imgMarcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Busmen seek repeat over Tajik club Teen gunned down in Masbate LATEST STORIES 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as her View comments 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson MOST READ Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Pingris went to the United States for rehab and therapy and will definitely be of big use to the Hotshots, who were ousted in painful manners in the Philippine Cup and the Commissioner’s Cup.Star has the tools to go all the way and has been in all pre-conference hypes because of a solid roster that could rival San Miguel, which claimed the Hotshots’ scalps in the Commissioner’s Cup Final Four before winning the championship over TNT KaTropa.With a 3-0 record, Star is the only unbeaten team in the ongoing season-closing conference.ADVERTISEMENT Out for more than six months because of a hip injury, Pingris practiced for the first time on Monday as the Hotshots were preparing to slug it out with Phoenix Petroleum in two days, seeking to keep their immaculate elimination round slate intact.But coach Chito Victolero is not about to rush his ace power forward back into action.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’“He needs to get his timing back,” Victolero said.“Relatively, he played well (in practice), but we will not rush him. He needs to get his rhythm back and hopefully, he can rejoin us soon.” Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano PBA IMAGESStar, the team tipped to give Grand Slam-seeking San Miguel Beer a run for its money in the PBA Governors’ Cup, is about to get a much-needed boost.Marc Pingris, the hard-nosed anchor of the Hotshots’ defense, is set to make a return to active play within the next two games at the soonest as Star tries to crack a championship series for the first time this season.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

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Firestone-Liberia Hosts Eighth Children’s Surgery International Mission

first_img“Since 2010, the collaboration has resulted in surgeries for more than 800 children and training for hundreds of medical professionals from Liberia and surrounding countries.”The Firestone Medical Center in Duside has begun screening in preparation for an up-coming mission from Children’s Surgery International (CSI) to provide free surgeries to Liberian children in order to correct craniofacial, urologic, and other pediatric medical conditions, a press release has said.Craniofacial is a medical term that relates to the bones of the skull and face. It’s abnormalities are birth defects of the face or head, including cleft lip and palate which are among the most common of all birth defects; while urologic diseases or conditions include urinary tract infections, kidney stones, bladder control problems, and prostate problems, among others. Some urologic conditions last only a short time, while others are long-lasting.According to the release, the annual partnership between CSI and Firestone-Liberia began in 2010, and to date the collaboration has resulted in surgeries for more than 800 children and training for hundreds of medical professionals from Liberia and surrounding countries.The CSI team will consist of world-class surgeons, doctors, nurses and medical and non-medical volunteers, and will also provide specialist training to doctors and healthcare staff working at the Firestone Medical Center and other medical facilities in the country.The program, the release said, is a part of Bridgestone’s global corporate social responsibility (CSR) and commitment under the theme, “Our Way to Serve,” which is aligned with the company’s long-standing corporate mission, “Serving Society with Superior Quality,” based on the philosophy articulated by “our founder, Shōjirō Ishibashi, and which reinforces our promise to use our strengths as a company to improve the way people move, live, work and play.”“We are so proud to once again partner with CSI to provide lifesaving and life changing surgeries to the children of Liberia,” said Don Darden, vice president of Administration for Firestone-Liberia, adding, “The impact these surgeries have on children, families and people of Liberia is simply immeasurable.”Pediatric medical conditions can cause stigmatization and serious distress, to the point where children affected often do not attend school or socialize in their communities.As such, the CSI mission at Firestone offers treatment to children from birth up to the age of 20 years; cleft lips, cleft palates, hernias and urological issues are the most common conditions corrected during the mission.The company has a long history of significant investment in healthcare, providing free healthcare to approximately 5,000 patients/visitors for its employees and their dependents every month.The Firestone Medical Center in Duside is one of the best referral hospitals in the country, and works closely with the government to administer various vaccinations and other disease control initiatives.CSI is a volunteer not-for-profit organization based in the United States of America, providing free surgical services and professional training to communities in need around the world.“Our vision is a world where communities have access to skills, tools and knowledge that provide essential and life-changing surgical and medical care to children,” said Megan Sparks, executive director of CSI, noting, “We are deeply grateful to our long-time partner, Firestone-Liberia, for the opportunity to work together toward realizing that vision in the country.”According to the release, preliminary screening for this year’s mission has begun and will run every Tuesday and Thursday until December 27. The CSI Mission will take place from January 13-18, 2019, at the Firestone Medical Center at Duside.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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