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Mortality and Medical Care

I have been lucky since I have moved here. Except for a little athlete’s foot and an allergic reaction to a foot powder, I have not needed any medical care. From what I have heard, in Davao, there is good doctors and medical care available. This is part of what we need to think about and understand before moving here. Just going to a doctor or hospital here is different from what is normal practice in America. Here a doctor...

Philippine Hospitals

About 2 weeks ago Elena went to see a doctor, she was spotting often. After all the tests the doctor diagnosed Elena has a Myoma. That is a fibroid tumor and is most times benign. Because of the location it was decided Elena would need a hysterectomy. She was admitted last Thursday evening into San Pedro Hospital. Now I do not know about all hospitals in the Philippines but I have heard from other circumstances a lot of...