CebuDoc Group seeks more Nurses

PR 12/16/2021

As the world starts to transition into the post-pandemic era, the healthcare industry has also seen relevant changes in the delivery of healthcare services. Hospitals are now beginning to evolve to meet the new needs of the…

No Lenten break in fight vs coronavirus, but ‘even heroes get tired’

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 04/02/2021

MANILA, Philippines — During this time in 2019, Jun Ray Mendez was with his family, spending time together bonding, praying, and visiting various churches around Surigao del Sur as part of their Holy Week tradition. This time,…

FACES OF CEBU: Johannah Paula Vidal, nurse

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/14/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – At first, she was hesitant about receiving the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine. But on March 10, 2021, nurse Johannah Paula Vidal said she was glad she made the right choice to get…

9 Lapu-Lapu health dept. employees positive of COVID-19

Futch Anthony Inso 02/24/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Nine Lapu-Lapu City Health Department (LCHD) employees and contact tracers tested positive for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This was confirmed by Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard “Ahong” Chan in a press briefing on Wednesday,…

Boholana nurse dies of COVID-19 in UK

Carla Gomez, Leo Udtohan - @inquirerdotnet 02/22/2021

CANDIJAY, Bohol – “I will be back.” This was the promise made by Estrella Bersamen-Catalan to her family while she was taken to the hospital due to back pains a few weeks ago. But the 52-year-old nurse…

A nurse’s baggage

Mark Alvin Fabros - @inquirerdotnet 01/07/2021

I did not know I was knackered that day until I threw my bits of scrubs on the skip, and a deep sigh escaped unexpectedly. This was the first time in a long time that I was…

Filipina nurse awarded British Empire Medal for ‘outstanding work’ during COVID-19 pandemic

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 01/02/2021

MANILA, Philippines — A Filipina nurse in the United Kingdom has been awarded a British Empire Medal in recognition of her outstanding work amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Charito Romano, a staff nurse at the Arbrook House Care…

Cebu City mulls P10K incentive for medical augmentation force

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/03/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella is asking the Sangguniang Panglungsod (City Council) to allot a budget of P54 million to help the medical workers deployed in Cebu City to augment the medical health…

Frontliner is latest COVID case in Danao City

Doris C. Bongcac 06/27/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu — A male nurse from Barangay Guinacot is the most recent case of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Danao City in northern Cebu. The frontliner is the city’s 13th confirmed case of the…

Cebuana nurse in Saudi Arabia finally COVID-free

Immae Lachica 04/26/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A son’s sigh of relief touched many hearts online as he shares the struggle his mother went through amid the health crisis in Saudi Arabia. Rabi Ian Pogoy, 25, talent manager, took to his…

FACES OF CEBU: Ma. Elaine Juevesano, 32, nurse

Gerard Vincent Francisco 04/24/2020

Ma. Elaine Juevesano, 32, is a nurse at a hospital along Ramos Street in Cebu City.  Being one of the frontliners battling the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), she too must take care of her health and have…

Wuhan nurse shaves head to aid her work against virus

China Daily/Asia News Network 01/27/2020

WUHAN — Shan Xia, a 30-year-old nurse with Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, shaved her long hair on Monday (Jan 27) to help her work in fighting against the novel coronavirus. Shan, a mother of two, said…

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