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 […]
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.
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 […]
Did you know that you can get a whole laundry list of medications over the counter in the Philippines? Many medications that require a prescription in the United States and other countries can easily be obtained over the counter here in the Philippines. Really, as far as I know, the only medications that require a […]
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 […]
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 […]