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The program allows patients to contact their loved ones via video call for free.
The Philippine General Hospital has launched a "Tele-Kumusta" program (previously called "E-dalaw") in their wards to boost the morale of COVID-19 patients who have limited interaction with their families. Through it, patients are able to video call their loved ones for free while
Treatment costs can reach up to more than one million pesos.
The COVID-19 pandemic poses a grave threat to one's health—and also to one's bank account. Receipts will show that it can cost you as much as PHP1,112,327.59 to get treated in a private hospital in Metro Manila.Although, thanks to PhilHealth (Philippine Health
"I was genuinely afraid I would die, because that is what it felt like.”
At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, it had been reported that the eldery and those with underlying health conditions are the most prone to the virus. This led to the early conclusion that perfectly healthy younger people had less to worry
Forced to be innovative, hospitals in Europe have already resorted to using the sports gear as an alternative.
Italy is the European country worst hit by COVID-19. It is also the second most affected nation in the world, with a current tally of 92,472 total cases, with 10,023 deaths and 12,384 recoveries. With hospitals overwhelmed and overworked for weeks, suffering a
A group of young volunteers established the Help From Home website in a span of two weeks.
As hospital workers fight to flatten the curve and treat the growing number of COVID-19 patients in the Philippines, it’s in these dire times that we, the general public, are called to offer any support that we can provide to those who
"If you guys do not win the battle out on the streets, we can never win the battle in the hospitals," says Dr. Daniel Luchangco.
A number of hospitals around Metro Manila have already reached full capacity due to the influx of confirmed COVID-19 cases and patients under investigation. Health care workers are being stretched to the limit and beyond, with a number of them now COVID-19 patients
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The skyrocket in demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) due to the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed an unsettling fact: There is simply not enough supplies to provide for all our medical professionals. Luckily, there is a way to fight that shortage, and it
"Although I'm better now, I would not wish this very uncomfortable illness on anyone."
In what seems like an endless stream of updates about the COVID-19 pandemic, we all find solace in hearing news of patient recoveries. Thing is, though we know that it's possible to recover, we don't often get a first-person account of what
The Philippine General Hospital is in talks to be a referral hospital for COVID-19 cases in the NCR.
A statement from the Department of Health posted today, March 20, 2020, has revealed that the Philippine General Hospital is currently in talks to become the center for COVID-19 cases in the National Capital Region.To accommodate this, UP-PGH has stopped admitting non-emergency cases unrelated