Just two words

Fatima Gimenez - @inquirerdotnet 07/25/2022

Duktora, ako na po.“ He was a bagger who was offering to help unload my groceries at the counter. Wondering how he knew I was a doctor, I forgot that I was still wearing my white coat.…

Rx for living

Fatima Gimenez - @inquirerdotnet 07/18/2022

GUSTO KO MAGING DOKTOR.” Hearing these words fueled instant waterworks. It was not because it reminded me of how difficult but fulfilling being a doctor can be, but because it came from a balding, brave, three-year-old who…

A doctor is Gwen’s runningmate for 2022

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With four hours left before the filing of candidacy in the 2022 elections will close, a doctor will be the runningmate of incumbent Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia. One Cebu on Friday, October 8,…

Braving the unknown

Claisyl B. Casiwan - @inquirerdotnet 08/20/2020

“Do you still want to become a doctor?” Silence. Her eyes stare back at me with some sort of emotion I cannot comprehend. It seems to be a mix of a lot of things — doubt, frustration,…

Chinese ‘doctor’ nabbed with P10M ‘hot’ pharma products

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Chinese national was arrested by agents of the National Bureau of Investigation in Central Visayas Region (NBI-CEVRO) after he was caught with P10 million worth of pharmaceutical products that were not registered…

Family grieves over death of Cebuana doctor

Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The deadly coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has once again claimed the life of another doctor – Dr. Helen Tudtud. She was a medical specialist/pathologist of the Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC), according to…

BREAKING: Doctor is 4th case of coronavirus in Quezon City

Katrina Hallare 03/11/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A fourth case of the coronavirus disease has been detected in Quezon City, Mayor Joy Belmonte disclosed late Wednesday afternoon. “May isa pong bagong kaso sa amin, so apat na po ito, at ayon…

Chinese doctor who sounded the alarm on novel coronavirus dies

02/07/2020

BEIJING – A Chinese doctor who got in trouble with authorities in the communist country for sounding an early warning about the coronavirus outbreak died Friday after coming down with the illness. The Wuhan Central Hospital said…

Skin Doctor’s Clinic opens first Cebu City branch

Marc Cosep 12/29/2019

Your road to wellness begins at Skin Doctor’s Clinic. Skin Doctor Dermatological and Aesthetic Medicine opened its first branch in Cebu City last December 17, packing the latest and advance technology in dermatology. Brothers Dr. Micheal and…

Ex-Bohol governor dies

Leo Udtohan - Philippine Daily Inquirer 12/16/2019

TAGBILARAN CITY — Former Bohol vice governor Concepcion Ong Lim died on Sunday afternoon. She was 82. Lim’s death was confirmed by her niece Valencia Mayor Maria Katrina Lim on a Facebook post. A doctor by profession,…

Cancer patient as a child, survivor now aims to be a doctor

Marc Cosep 11/28/2019

At the age of five, the world of a typical child is filled with play, discovery, and learning. For a young Nob Ryan Villarin of Mandaue, it was all this, secure in the company of his family…

Former drug addict now a Registered Nurse

Immae Lachica 06/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Ryan Cabrera Villareal is now a step closer to achieving his dream of becoming a doctor. The former drug addict was among the 5, 059 nursing graduates who passed the June 2019 Nursing Licensure…

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