Discoveries in the Field

Millions of Filipinos lack access to basic care for many reasons. One crucial constraint is the out of pocket payment which takes up the largest share of the total health expenditure. Thus, medical and surgical missions conducted by charity organizations plays an important role in the health financing system in the Philippines. As a medical practitioner, I admire what these organizations do and for that reason I value the opportunities and experiences I had serving those marginalized by the health system through these missions. Most importantly sharing my profession to those that are heavily in need of it gives me an extraordinary kind of fulfillment as I am now part of a bigger cause. (more…)

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