After the Japanese authorities shut down the Latest Mailing Database hospice in 1943, Del Mundo was asked by Manila's mayor to head a children's hospital under the auspices of the city government. The Latest Mailing Database hospital was later converted into a full-care medical center to cope with the increasing casualties during the Battle of Manila and would be renamed the North General Hospital Latest Mailing Database . Del Mundo would remain the hospital's director until 1948.
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The hospital was expanded in 1966 through the establishment of an Institute Latest Mailing Database of Maternal and Child Health, the first institution of its kind in Asia. Later Years and Death Having sold her home to finance the medical center, del Mundo chose to reside on the second floor of the hospital itself. She retained her living quarters at the hospital, rising daily and continuing Latest Mailing Database to make her daily rounds, even though she was wheelchair-bound in her later years. Del Mundo died at age 99 on Aug. 6, 2011, in Quezon City, Philippines. Legacy Del Mundo's accomplishments are still remembered years after her death. The hospital she founded is still open and now bears her name, the Fe Del Mundo Medical Center. In November 2018, Del Mundo was honored with a Google doodle.