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Philippines sets organ donation record

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MANILA - Health officials say the Philippines has broken India's record of gathering the most number of organ donor pledges in an hour at a single site. The feat awaits the Guinness World Records' official confirmation. 

Health Assistant Secretary Eric Tayag said Friday's campaign gathered 3,548 pledges, beating India's previous record of 2,755.

The event held at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines' Manila campus, was aimed at raising awareness about organ donation.

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