President Rodrigo Roa Duterte during his visit at the Southern Philippines Medical Center’s Cancer Institute Children’s Unit in Davao City on December 23, 2018.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does the fist bump with one of the pediatric cancer patients during his visit at the Southern Philippines Medical Center’s Cancer Institute Children’s Unit in Davao City on December 23, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte plants a kiss on the forehead of a pediatric patient during his visit to the Southern Philippines Medical Center’s Cancer Institute Children’s Unit in Davao City on December 23, 2018. Also in the photo is former Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares a light moment with pediatric cancer patients during his visit to the Southern Philippines Medical Center’s Cancer Institute Children’s Unit in Davao City on December 23, 2018. Also in the photo are Kids of Hope Program Director Dr. Mae Dolendo, SPMC Chief of Hospital, Dr. Leopoldo Vega, and Former Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte checks on a sleeping pediatric cancer patient during his visit to the Southern Philippines Medical Center’s Cancer Institute Children’s Unit in Davao City on December 23, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte blesses a pediatric patient during his visit to the Southern Philippines Medical Center’s Cancer Institute Children’s Unit in Davao City on December 23, 2018. With the President in the photo is Dr. Mae Dolendo, Director for the Kids of Hope Program of the SPMC’s Cancer Institute Children’s Unit. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte plants a kiss on the forehead of a pediatric cancer patient during his visit to the Southern Philippines Medical Center’s Cancer Institute Children’s Unit in Davao City on December 23, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte strikes his trademark pose together with personnel from the Southern Philippines Medical Center’s Cancer Institute Children’s Unit in Davao City during his visit on December 23, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte does a fist bump with one of the pediatric patients during his visit to the Southern Philippines Medical Center’s Cancer Institute Children’s Unit in Davao City on December 23, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte checks on a sleeping pediatric cancer patient during his visit to the Southern Philippines Medical Center’s Cancer Institute Children’s Unit in Davao City on December 23, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is being briefed by Dr. Leopoldo Vega, Chief of Hospital of the Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC), during his visit to the SPMC’s Cancer Institute Children’s Unit in Davao City on December 23, 2018. Also in the photo is Kids of Hope Program Director Dr. Mae Dolendo. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte blesses a pediatric patient during his visit at the Southern Philippines Medical Center’s Cancer Institute Children’s Unit in Davao City on December 23, 2018. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO