Montgomery Nurse Going to Philippines for Disaster Relief

As many American families prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, registered nurses, including a DC RN, are offering their own gift of healing for the holidays – by volunteering to deploy to the Philippines to provide medical support for those affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda.

One of those RN volunteers is Gandessa Orteza of Burtonsville, Md., a surgical intensive care unit RN at Medstar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. Orteza, who was born in Quezon City, a part of metropolitan Manila, says she still has a lot of family in the Philippines, some in Iloeosur who she still has not heard from.

See http://RNResponseNetwork.org/ for more information or to support nurses making a difference.


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