The Ill-Gotten Health of the Philippines

As the backbone of the health care system of the Philippines, how can we continue caring for our fellow Filipinos when we are not even taken care of? Heart for Healthcare I fight for this advocacy as a non-practicing Nursing graduate who quit medical school in my first year back in 2012. I left because I couldn’t…

Living with AIDS

It happened August last year. Despite his difficulty in breathing, he had to go out of the house alone to go to the local medical clinic. After numerous tests, he received a diagnosis of pneumonia with prescriptions that would last him a week. He took them secretly and religiously but had chills and nights filled with pain and silent…