I got my COVID-19 vaccine! Now what?

by Dr. Crystle Cotingting M.D First of all, congratulations on your decision to protect yourself against the severe complications of COVID-19! Here are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions we get at Medgate from people after vaccination. What can I expect? The most commonly reported side effects from any of the COVID-19 […]

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Now Eye Know!

by Juan Paolo Delos Santos, M.D Error of Refraction (EOR) is one of the most common eye conditions in the world. Globally, it affects 2.3 billion people. It has a higher occurrence among South East Asian countries, including the Philippines, as compared to western countries. EORs can greatly affect quality of life if left uncorrected. […]

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Global Handwashing Day

Now that the world is still in the midst of a COVID-19 pandemic, our usual routine has drastically changed. This Global Handwashing Day, specialists from local to international organizations are urging everyone to integrate hand washing into our daily lives. Importance of Hand Hygiene during this pandemic Our hands are one of the main pathways […]

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What is Mental Health and how do we take care of it?

The Philippines celebrates National Mental Health Week every second week of October, based on Proclamation No. 452, signed by then-President Fidel V. Ramos on August 25, 1994. Meanwhile, World Mental Health Day is commemorated every year on October 10th. What is Mental Health? The emotional, psychological, and social well-being of someone is referred to as […]

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