Mayor Isko Now An Eye Bank Donor; Inks Deal To Help Promote Eye, Cornea Donation
Manila Bulletin|May 18, 2021
Manila Mayor Francisco Isko Moreno Domagoso signed on Monday, May 17, an agreement with the Santa Lucia International Eye Bank of Manila (SLIEB) to help promote corneas and eyes donations in the country as well as a donor card that allows for the harvest of his eyes and corneas in the event of his death.
Andrea Kate Aro

Domagoso said his eyes would be donated to anyone in need to be able to see again and urged the public to be an eye donor as well.

The Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that he signed with SLIEB signifies the City of Manila’s commitment to support the Eye Bank’s efforts to promote and institutionalize cornea and eye donation in the country.

Sana sumunod na kayo. Wala namang mawawala sa inyo kapag naging eye donor kayo. Ibig sabihin lang ay kung namatay kayo, may makikinabang pa rin sa mga mata ninyo (I hope you'll do the same. You have nothing to lose when you become an eye donor. It simply means that if you die, someone will still benefit from your eyes), he said.

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