Tag Archives: Philippine College of Physicians

Heal with Compassion, Integrity, Doctors Urged 

Heal with Compassion, Integrity, Doctors Urged 

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – It’s not just about, clearing sores, or binding wounds, fighting fevers, fixing broken bones or limbs or zapping viruses. It’s the after care, doctor-patient interface, and ...

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Lawmakers Nudged to Pass Mental Health Legislation

Lawmakers Nudged to Pass Mental Health Legislation

  MANILA PHILIPPINES – MOURN the numbers: There are 650 psychiatrists—most of them based in Metro-Manila—that needs to see to the mental health needs of over 100 million Filipinos spread ...

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Crack Down on 24/7 Stores Selling Cigs to Minors, LGUs Urged  

Crack Down on 24/7 Stores Selling Cigs to Minors, LGUs Urged  

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Would public health trump political expediency? With informed public opinion, political leaders are likely to yield to a strong pressure brought to bear on lax implementation ...

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GSK Launches the Search for Winners Against Asthma 2015

GSK Launches the Search for Winners Against Asthma 2015

  Do you know what Kim Chiu, Arnel Pineda and Michael Christian Martinez have in common? They all have Asthma yet have accomplished so much in their respective fields. Do ...

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Private Health-Med Orgs Pitch In vs. Ebola Spread

Private Health-Med Orgs Pitch In vs. Ebola Spread

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – It may be a primarily public health and safety issue and, therefore, a basic responsibility of the government. But private health and medical institutions cannot stand ...

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Beat Premature Death Through Lifestyle Change

Beat Premature Death Through Lifestyle Change

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Grim Reaper is on a rampage, and a leading health expert is strongly advising everyone to steer clear of the former’s deadly scythe. Here are ...

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Media’s Role in Reporting Suicide Cases

Media’s Role in Reporting Suicide Cases

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The recent death of American actor Robin Williams by suicide reportedly due to severe depression generated such widespread public reaction in both mainstream and social media, ...

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Public Officials Should Be Like Good MDs: Sen. Poe

Public Officials Should Be Like Good MDs: Sen. Poe

  PASAY CITY, METRO MANILA – If every public official had the virtues of a good doctor – intelligence, discipline, and compassion – most, if not all, of the ills ...

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