Famous Filipino Physicians

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Jose Rizal
(Filipino Nationalist and Writer Who is Considered One of the Greatest Heroes of the Philippines)
Jose Rizal
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Birthdate: June 19, 1861
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Calamba, Laguna
Died: December 30, 1896

Jose Rizal was a Filipino polymath and nationalist. An ophthalmologist by profession, Rizal turned towards writing and inspired the Philippine Revolution through his writings. The revolution eventually led to Philippine independence and Rizal became a national hero. His life has inspired several biographical films and TV series.

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Fe del Mundo
(Pediatrician)
Fe del Mundo
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Birthdate: November 27, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Intramuros
Died: August 6, 2011

Fe del Mundo was a Filipina paediatrician who achieved international recognition in 1977 when she was honored with the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award for Public Service. In 1980, she was named National Scientist of the Philippines, becoming the first woman to be named so. Del Mundo is credited with founding Philippines' first pediatric hospital.

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Francisco Duque
(Filipino Government Official and Physician)
Francisco Duque
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Birthdate: February 13, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

Francisco Duque is a Filipino government official and physician. He is best known for his service as Secretary of Health on two occasions; from 2005 to 2009 and again from 2017 to 2022. Prior to his political career, Francisco Duque was associated with the University of Pangasinan, where he served as the director from 1989 to 1999.

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