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Medical mission launched in honor of nurse slain in UCCP church bombing


A US-based physician, who was a close friend of Felomina Nacario-Ferolin—the nurse who died during the Oct. 8 grenade attack at the church of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines in Pikit, North Cotabato—said he has been organizing medical missions in her honor.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Doctors urged to report adverse reactions to drugs, medical devices

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Don’t fear litigation, report adverse reactions to medications and other medical devices, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has urged doctors and paramedical practitioners.

Posted: July 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Agusan del Sur to expand scholarships for medicine students


Provincial officials are sending more scholars to take up medicine courses at the start of classes next month to address the shortage of government physicians treating poor patients at local government hospitals.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

SC junks civil liability of ex-NKTI hospital chief in organ transplant case

The Supreme Court building in Manila. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court has acquitted of any civil liability the former head of the National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) who was sued by the mother of an accident victim for ordering her son’s internal organs harvested and transplanted without permission.   The high court’s Third Division, in a decision dated April […]

Posted: May 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PMA head, 4 other doctors probed by PRC over alleged fraud, forgery


The president of the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) and his four predecessors have been slapped with ethics cases before the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) for alleged fraud in the registration of the Philippine Society for Stem Cell Medicine (PSSCM) in the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »