French couple Fabrice and Celine Garlenque, along with their three children, Titouane, Amielle and Fantine, discovered the beauty of the Philippines, its people and culture as they visited some of the fantastic destinations in the country – on bicycles.
Well-traveled, the Garlenques have traveled around Europe, Australia and Asia but they were smitten by the Philippines’ natural beauty and unique customs. According to them, their trip to the Philippines was not comparable to anything they have ever experienced before.
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According to statistics, Filipino nurses are very active in looking for better opportunities in the US. In fact, even as early as high school, many are set to make nursing their ticket out of the country and for some, out of poverty.
However, earning one’s nursing degree and acquiring their Philippine license are just some of the first few steps before they realize their dream. Aside from having the required work experience, there are additional certifications and licenses needed to be able to practice in the US. Aside from investing time and effort, there is also a substantial amount of money needed to facilitate and complete the requirements.
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MPIC hospitals in Mindanao to install advanced technologies to improve disease detection and treatment.
Two private Mindanao hospitals operated by Metro Pacific Hospital Holdings, Inc. (MPHHI), the healthcare unit of conglomerate Metro Pacific Investments, Corp., have recently announced their purchase of advanced medical technologies developed by GE Healthcare — an investment which aims to improve disease detection and treatment in the Philippines’s southernmost island.
• Davao Doctors Hospital is the first hospital in the Philippines to offer GE Healthcare’s wide-bore MRI system for enhanced diagnostic capabilities. The facility will also install a high-definition, low dose CT scanner.
• West Metro Medical Center to install GE Healthcare’s multi-modality technologies—a CT scanner, fixed and mobile X-ray, surgical C-arm, ultrasound, anesthesia machine and infant warmer — to improve access to quality healthcare services in Zamboanga City. Continue reading “GE Healthcare: Advanced Medical Technologies Installed in Mindanao Hospitals”
“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way,” said leadership expert John C. Maxwell. This is how true leadership is passed on in institutions that have been in operation for decades. In the case of financial advisors, nothing portrays a sense of leadership more than the Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT).
Given that MDRT membership is now recognized internationally as the standard of excellence in the life insurance and financial services business, the AIA Group made it a central theme in their recently concluded Premier Leader’s Summit. The annual event held in Bangkok, Thailand was entitled “Sustaining Success: Building an MDRT Culture,” and gathered the best agency leaders of AIA from all over Asia.
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Parents should lead by example for kids
to develop healthy eating habits
Teaching kids to eat healthy is a challenge for any parent. Children would rather eat their fill of candy and junk food instead of fruits and vegetables. Although it’s perfectly fine for them to eat a few sweets every now and then, it’s important for children to develop healthy eating habits early on.
Parents definitely play a big part in the overall development of young children. From the way they talk to the way they act, kids primarily learn by emulating their parents. This applies to healthy eating habits as well. The way parents talk about food, cook meals, and eat all play an important role in influencing children in developing healthy eating habits.
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Cervical Cancer is still one of the top killers of women in the Philippines. Preventable, curable yet many women are either unaware or don’t have the means to get vaccinated. I hope this article will somehow help you understand why it’s very important for women like us to at least take the first step, go to your OB-Gyne and have a Pap Smear test.
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Just months after it officially launched its Philippine operations, the Aster Medical and Diagnostics Clinic, owned by Aster DM Healthcare, is revolutionizing how medical services is being offered in the country through the introduction of the electronic medical records (EMR) as part of the value-add to its services. All transactions are paperless, from the moment patients sign in at the reception up to their consultations with the doctor, or different doctors at the clinic.
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