Cord blood banking is available at CordLife, the Philippines’ first world-class cord blood processing and storage facility which is located at the UP-AyalaLand TechnoHub Diliman, Q.C.
In February 2010, CordLife Medical Philippines, Inc. officially opened the country’s first and only cord blood processing and storage facility located in Metro Manila, to better serve the cord blood banking needs of the Philippine market. It is the first local stem cell processing and storage facility in the Philippines.
What is the importance of preserving your child’s cord blood?
Cord blood has stem cells which are agent responsible for replenishing the blood and immune system The stem cells have the ability to develop into new and healthy red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets.
Stem cells have been proven to successfully treat diseases including cancers such as leukemia, lymphoma, neuroblastoma, blood disorders such as thalassaemia as well as immune deficiencies and metabolic disorders
Researchers say stem cells from cord blood may be used to treat diseases of the family members since the chance of locating a cord blood match within the family is 60 percent higher than a bone marrow match, includes fewer complications, and has improved medical outcomes.
Cord blood is collected from the umbilical cord immediately after birth.
For more information on CordLife and cord blood banking, visit www.cordlife.com/ph
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