Let’s face it, the diet in the Philippines is quite a bit different than the diet back in the USA where I come from. If you are reading this, it’s most likely that you are from some either the USA or some other western country, since my website statistics show that most of my readers […]
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.
In a previous post, I told you about my experience with Philippine Health care, and how satisfied I was with the quality of care available here. As I said, the cost is much lower than what I would have expected to pay back home in the USA. However, there are ways to even keep costs […]
A question that I hear from people often is this – “how is the medical care in the Philippines?” Well, let me relate my experience. In 2001, at just 39 years old, I had a stroke. i was living in General Santos City at the time, which is a rather small city of maybe 400,000 […]
Now, before I get started on this topic, let me be the first to admit… all you have to do is take a quick look at me, and you’ll know that I’m not a work-out guru! That being said, I do like to work a little exercise into my schedule. I have a health club […]
The other day, I posted an article about the dangers from Mosquito bites, and how it was not Malaria that was something to look out for, but rather Dengue Fever. I just found this article on the GMA TV website about new cases of Dengue popping up in Agusal del Sur Province. The article says: […]