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Social Media and Medical Literacy in the Philippines

How has social media affected medical literacy in the Philippines? Filipinos are the world’s top users of social media and this has been the case for the past four years. Despite being one of the more tech savvy nations (as far as social media is concerned), Filipinos...

Batchoy: Iloilo’s Most Famous Dish

Filipino food culture is a combination of Southeast Asian influences, influenced with a bit of Indian cuisine, and some Japanese here and there. In Iloilo City, we take pride in the diversity and quality of our food. Iloilo is popularly known in the Philippines for...

A Filipino Ideal Made Real: Doctors to the Barrios

Being in one of the poorer countries in South East Asia, many Filipinos see medical professions as a way out of financial distress. Health-related courses (i.e., pharmacy, nursing, medical technology) are annually flooded. Graduates who have the financial support or...