Student burnout and facing future challenges

Today's world brings increasingly complex challenges that our students need to prepare for, but our students must also be emotionally and psychologically well in the first place. How do we …

Sustaining Connectivity in Healthcare 

With the dawn of technology and complicated workflows in healthcare Inwould sometimes wonder how the patient-physician relationship is affected. We’re talking about technology augmenting the seemingly lack of healthcare professionals …

Break It To Me Gently

It’s not been a good week for me. I’ve had to tell two patients that they need a thyroidectomy because their biopsies showed papillary thyroid cancer. It is not an …

Debunking fake health news on social media

Introduction Majority of adult Americans get their news from social media according to a recent 2016 Pew Research Center study. Roughly two thirds of Facebook users get their news on this …

Universal health care: from bill to reality

Through the years, health care has become expensive, because of its services, its medicines, and its human resources. This represents a concern for Filipinos who are more prone to getting …

USE OF TECHNOLOGY TO IMPROVE MATERNAL HEALTH

Let’s talk about maternal health! Reducing maternal mortality was one of the millennium development goals which the Philippines was not able to meet.  This, despite all the government funds allotted …