Overcoming Patient Resistance to Telemedicine

The ongoing pandemic forced many doctors and patients into setting appointments online. Many are reluctant however as not all parties are familiar with the technology and there are prevalent PHI security risks. Telehealth is strongly encouraged as health and wellbeing...

The Philippine Swine Flu Situation in 2019

In September of 2019, the Philippines witnessed the reemergence of African Swine Flu. The Secretary of Agriculture has confirmed in various news outlets that 16 out of 20 pigs tested positive for the virus.  Within the month, as much as 7,400 swine have been culled in...

The Dengue Situation in Region VI (July 2019)

Last 9 July 2019, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III declared a dengue outbreak in Region VI of the Philippines.  Iloilo City included, the region is undergoing its worst dengue epidemic in recorded history. As of 29 June 2019, statistics indicate 13,164 dengue...