"Leyte's stagnant water and the damaged water and sewage infrastructure will inevitably lead to a sharp increase in post-disaster dehydration," added Dr. Eduardo Dolhun, Drip Drop's Founder and Chief Humanitarian Officer. "A coordinated response by governmental, non-governmental agencies, and the Philippine private sector can save thousands of lives. We must act now."
In the coming weeks and months, Drip Drop will be working closely with local and international bodies to make RTR Hospital a stronghold for dehydration care in Tacloban.
Drip Drop's origins date back to the front lines of humanitarian relief. As a student at the Mayo Medical School, Drip Drop Founder Dr. Eduardo Dolhun witnessed ORS save lives during a cholera outbreak in Guatemala. Since then, Dr. Dolhun has spent over a decade researching and improving upon ORS. From these roots, Drip Drop has been used in relief operations ranging from Haiti to Pakistan, The Republic of the Congo, and the United States.
To find out more about Drip Drop's efforts to save lives, please visit www.DripDrop.com
|SOURCE Drip Drop Inc.|
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