More scholarships, medical schools for aspiring doctors

03/19/2018

The provincial government and other local governments should sponsor more scholarships for those interested in becoming a doctor to solve the shortage of medical personnel in the countryside. Visiting Japanese professor Dr. Sam Tabuchi of the Toyo…

STIFFER PENALTIES

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Victor Anthony Silva 08/05/2017

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law the bill increasing penalties for hospitals and medical clinics that will demand deposit as a condition before providing medical treatment or admitting patients in emergency or serious medical conditions. Duterte…

UC Med opens School of Medicine and Medical Arts building

Dominic D. Yasay 12/08/2016

To accommodate more students, the University of Cebu School of Medicine (UC Med) opened its seven-story School of Medicine and Medical Arts Building along Ouano Avenue, Mandaue City on Thursday afternoon. UC president Lawyer Augusto Go said…

Govt docs, staffers dedicated to quality health care for poor

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 11/26/2016

HEALTH Secretary Paulyn Jean B. Rosell-Ubial said the government’s doctors and medical staffers remain committed to providing quality health care to poor people despite the challenges in resources and controversies confronting them. “I know that a lot…

Gov: We’ll hire affected docs, nurses

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Nestle L. Semilla 09/14/2016

Cebu province will hire those health personnel assigned in the province that will be affected by the planned reduction of the numbers of rural doctors and nurses by the Department of Health (DOH). Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide…

Mobile app links rural health workers to city doctors

07/05/2016

MOST government health facilities in the provinces have a shortage of doctors. Health workers who badly need the advice and expertise of medical specialists have to fend for themselves in both routine and emergency situations. Hx Factfinder,…

Police asked to probe VSMMC staff

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 06/15/2016

The couple who lost a son at the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) asked the Cebu City police to investigate the doctors and staff that they blamed for his death. Edalene Añosa and husband Roldan told…

The Chong Hua Hospital Mandaue and Cancer Center inaugural

Jaime Picornell 03/27/2016

THE Chong Hua Hospital Mandaue and Cancer Center was recently inaugurated at the Mantawi International Drive, Subangdaku, Mandaue City. It was a well attended affair. Guests of honor were His Grace the Archbishop of Cebu Jose Palma…

Daghang mabasol sa kamatayon sa maestra

Lloyd Suarez 11/29/2015

Dili malalis nga usa gyud ka dakong palpak ang pag-inject sa expired nga insulin ngadto sa public school teacher nga si Hezil Relabo Aparecio didto sa Tuburan District Hospital. Mamatay ba dayon ang diabetic patient sama sa…

Doctor accused of stuffing teen’s mouth with sanitary napkin while giving birth

05/21/2015

A doctor at Pasay City General Hospital allegedly stuffed a 16-year-old patient’s mouth with sanitary napkin while giving birth on Monday. In a report by Ruel Perez of Radyo Inquirer on Thursday, 33-year-old Elsa Abello, mother of…

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