Covid in the Philippines

In this *NEW* #WEMCast episode we’re joined by Dr Patricia Gatbonton. Alongside Dr Will Duffin, Patricia discusses the day she met boxer, Manny Pacquiao, what lockdown has been like in the Philippines, and what dual impact of a major natural disaster such as large typhoon or earthquake combined with the pandemic might have on health systems.

Give this session a listen to also learn about the valuable role that Filipino nurses play within the UK’s NHS and the Philippine’s plans for a vaccine roll out.

Dr Patricia Gatbonton, internist and endocrinologist and former Editor-in-chief of the Manila Times Publication, HealthNews and former president of the Philippine Society of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. private practice running out of a small, 300 bedded private hospital for the last 25 years. 

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