In recent weeks, there have been two big news stories in the Philippines related to the medical field. Both of these are major stories, although for different reasons. The first case, which has been public for a couple of weeks now involves a patient who had surgery at a Government operated hospital in Cebu, Vicente […]
Health and Healthcare in the Philippines
Obviously, for any population that is aging, health and healthcare are a major concern.
I, myself, have experienced a number of health issues over my years of living in the Philippines. You can read about my journey on my other blog called 430 to Fit.
Many expats think that the healthcare available in the Philippines is substandard, but that is not my experience. If you take the time to look for the right hospitals (not always the most expensive hospitals) you can get excellent health care in the Philippines.
Read the archives below to learn more about health and healthcare in the Philippines.
Tonight Bob, myself, our nieces and Jean Jean were visiting a family member who was admitted to a hospital near our house. We didn’t know that she was there until late this afternoon. Actually this person is the wife of my cousin. This cousin is kind of close to Bob because he was the person […]
Dengue hemorrhagic fever is one of the most dreadful diseases in tropical countries, which is caused by a virus carried via mosquito bites. Dengue brings about hemorrhaging of the internal organs to a point that it causes death. Western medicine or common hospitals do not have any cure for Dengue. Doctors even say that their […]
Today’s Guest Column is again from Vicki Indiati. Thanks, Vicki for your continuing support of the site through your interesting articles. I was sitting in the local Barangay office today and noticed one of the secretaries was pregnant. In fact she is due in about two weeks. We got to talking about expenses involving having […]
Did you know that there is a relatively inexpensive thing that you can do that will save you money in the long run, and also help keep you healthier? And, it’s something that is quite easy too! What is this miracle solution? Keep your air conditioning Units Clean! That’s right, the simple act of cleaning […]
Did you know that it’s possible that every time you travel to the Philippines it can effectively be free? That’s right, your hotel, your airfare, meals and everything could effectively be for free! How? Let me tell you. Of course, you will have to pay for all of the items listed above, but there is […]