Medgate, the leading telemedicine provider in the Philippines, announced today that it has partnered with Real LIFE Foundation, through Purple Cow and Etiqa PH, as they strive to provide accessible healthcare to Filipinos.
Purple Cow is a unique health plan that stands out in the field of Employee Benefits. Founded on August 8, 2008 by Tom Gotuaco, a former religion teacher, Purple Cow’s mission is to spread the good news of great healthcare to all SME. Today, Purple Cow is the largest intermediary for Etiqa PH in terms of number of SME accounts.
Purple Cow has adopted the Real Life Foundation’s scholarship program as its CSR for 2020, and beyond. This is in line with Purple Cow’s goal to support nation-building through health & education. By providing healthcare to Real Life Scholars, Purple Cow supports the Real Life Foundation’s efforts to “Change a Life. Change the Nation.”
“Both Medgate and Real LIFE Foundation firmly believe that a strong and healthy community offers far-reaching benefits to future generations and businesses”, said Ronaldo Estrella, Medgate’s Country Manager.
Real LIFE Foundation is a Philippine non-government organization that exists to honor God by serving and empowering the underprivileged youth of the Philippines through educational assistance, character formation, and leadership development.
The Real LIFE Foundation provides its scholars financial assistance for tuition and miscellaneous fees, transportation and meals, and other school related expenses. The scholars under the program are not only given monetary support, but are also plugged into LIFE groups where they are coached in the areas of leadership, integrity, faith, and excellence. Since its humble beginnings, the foundation has produced 482 university graduates from different parts of the nation. Today, they have over 900 scholars enrolled for this coming school year.
Medgate offers high quality, convenient and confidential medical consultations over the phone. This means, that members have direct access to a qualified doctor for their daily health care needs, without visiting a clinic or a hospital. The Medgate Telemedicine Center, and the Medgate Partner Network integrate their work closely to guarantee comprehensive health care for the patient. All the doctors are licensed and certified to provide telemedicine consultations of the highest standard.