Actress-comedienne Ruby Rodriguez took to Instagram to celebrate the memory of her sister, Manang Sally.
Dr. Sally Gatchalian is one of the first 10 doctors who passed away due to Covid on March 26, 2020. She was a pediatric infectious diseases specialist at the Philippine General Hospital and Research Institute for Tropical Medicine.
Gatchalian was also the national president of the Philippine Pediatric Society, Inc. when the COVID-19 pandemic spread in the country.
On her Instagram post, Ruby wrote:
It has been a year to date that our dear Manang Sally aka Dr Sally R Gatchalian, left us for a better place. She is a vaccine advocate! She fought really hard for the children’s welfare and well being. She is one of the first 10 Doctors who passed away due to Covid. This Pandemic has taught us a lot. Let us all hang on and keep the Faith🙏🏼 as manang sal would say “an ounce of prevention is much more than a pound of cure” keep safe, love your family, smile with your friends… we don’t know til when. As she is a Super K Drama Fan/Addict to all we say SARANGHAE❤️ manang sally Saranghaeyo, Bogoshipo neomu neomu💋💋💋 #frontliner #hero #sister #doctor #covid
Ruby is currently seen on GMA’s “Owe My Love” which stars Lovi Poe and Benjamin Alves.