Profit-driven hospitals and doctors forget Hippocratic oath

  • May 25, 2007

“The Hospital Holiday threat posed by the Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines (PHAP) reduced private hospitals and doctors into mere businessmen who put profit first before public health forgetting their sworn oath to save and protect their patient’s lives from harm and injustice. The statement is a clear indication that private hospitals have become profit oriented – standing to gain from the ailments of its patients.” Edeliza Hernandez, Executive

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GMA’s State of Mental Illness

  • December 7, 2006

“Suffering from paranoia and illusions of grandeur, the Medical Action Group recommends President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s immediate resignation and continuous bed rest.” Edeliza Hernandez, Executive Director of Medical Action Group said. The Medical Action Group, Inc. (MAG) declared its diagnosis of Pres. Arroyo’s state of mental health, claiming that aside from GMA’s poor health condition, She is apparently suffering from mental instability which renders her unfit and incapable of continuing

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Some Degree of Negligence

  • November 22, 2006

In a Press Conference held early this week, Health Secretary Francisco Duque III stated that the factors which affected the seven neonatal sepsis deaths at the Rizal Medical Center (RMC) “strongly point to some degree of negligence”. He added that early onset newborn sepsis which resulted to the infants’ deaths “could not have been hospital acquired, the infection was really from the mothers.” According to the joint medical team assigned

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