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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  • November 5, 1994

The health status of an individual is one of the most significant and relevant reflection of how much one person’s total rights are guaranteed and enjoyed. “Health is not merely the absences of disease, but the complete state of physical, mental and social well-being (Alma Ata Declaration, 1978).” The framework emphasizes that the individual is a complete human being. Each part is interrelated or is a factor for the development

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