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Rappler's latest stories on Philippine healthcare


[OPINION] Clinical clerkship: Being next in line in the pandemic

Jun 18, 2020 - 2:00 PM

'Had I known this pandemic would occur, would I still have pursued the 4 grueling years of medical school, only to be put on the front lines?'

[OPINION] Shame is not my name

Jun 12, 2018 - 9:56 AM

You are not alone. You do not deserve to be judged, hurt, or be called derogatory names. You deserve to belong and be acknowledged.

How #NoToDoctorShaming posts highlight gaps in PH healthcare system

May 28, 2018 - 3:34 PM

Netizens argue that the viral photos of nurses sleeping while on duty is a symptom of a deeper problem: the overwhelming gaps in the Philippine healthcare system

Duterte's first year: Philippine health agenda 'a sham'

Jul 12, 2017 - 6:33 PM

The Philippine health agenda of the Duterte government promotes the increasing role of the private sector and insurance like Philhealth to finance public health facilities

DOH: Fabella hospital will not be demolished

Jun 14, 2016 - 9:09 PM

The Fabella hospital will not be closed and no employees will be terminated or displaced says DOH Secretary Janette Garin

FABELLA HOSPITAL. According to health secretary Janette Garin, there is no truth about the alleged demolition of the Fabella Hospital.

2.4 million OFWs to benefit from MEDplus by end-2016

Jun 02, 2016 - 1:15 PM

UPDATED The new program will provide one time financial aid not exceeding P50 000 for OFWs diagnosed with dreaded diseases

Know your hospital: A guide to getting the best care

Jan 19, 2016 - 5:36 PM

Use this checklist before your checkup

Binay critic: Makati nursing school overpriced, 'rigged'

May 11, 2015 - 8:31 PM

Lawyer Renato Bondal tells senators the bidding and awarding of the contract for the University of Makati nursing building were completed in just 7 days

BIDDING. Lawyer Renato Bondal tells senators it was anomalous that the bidding for the University of Makati College of Nursing building was completed in just 7 days. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Critic: Binay 'earned' from Makati nursing school

May 05, 2015 - 3:45 PM

Lawyer Renato Bondal claims a private doctor acts as Vice President Binay s dummy earning from the College of Nursing of University of Makati

BINAY CRITICS. Lawyer Renato Bondal (rightmost) and former Makati Vice Mayor Ernesto Mercado (2nd from left) return to the Senate with new allegations against Vice President Binay. Photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

'They remember us'

Jul 26, 2014 - 9:00 AM

We in the medical profession make sacrifices that slowly eat away at our personal lives hoping that things will get better – that something will be left for us

To every angry patient I have ever met

Mar 24, 2014 - 11:12 AM

To be honest no one told me it would be like this No one told me that the road to saving lives would be so rough around the edges

Ayala Land names partner for hospital venture

Jul 01, 2013 - 9:25 PM

Property giant Ayala Land Inc has partnered with Mercado General Hospital Inc for new medical facilities and healthcare services

NEW PARTNER. Ayala Land names partner for hospital venture. Photo by AFP

Ayala Land enters hospital business

Jun 24, 2013 - 7:00 PM

Property giant Ayala Land Inc is looking at adding healthcare facilities to its mixed use property development projects

HEALTHCARE. Property giant Ayala Land is looking to venture in the healthcare business. Photo by Ayala Land

Hospital reclassification to burden poor?

Nov 05, 2012 - 10:36 PM

The Department of Health hospital reclassification program is bound to make it more difficult for poor people to access healthcare and even prevent health workers from going abroad