Manila Doctors Hospital’s very own Cardiologist, Dr. Bernadette Tumanan-Mendoza, shares her expertise on the prevalence of heart failure among Filipinos at a forum last August 25, 2017.
Dr. Tumanan-Mendoza shares, “What we have, in terms of economics, is whether patients were admitted in a primary, secondary, or tertiary, or specialty hospital; or whether they were admitted in a government or private hospital. That gives us a glimpse of their economic status,”
From L-R: Novartis Philippines president Cheryl Maley, Philippine Heart Association president Dr. Jorge Sison, Manila Doctors Hospital consultant cardiologist Dr. Bernadette Tumanan-Mendoza, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and African Countries Heart Council member Dr. Annette Boromeo, and Philippine Heart Center adult cardiology expert Dr. Gilbert Vilala on August 24, 2017. Photo: Rie Takumi (GMA News Online)
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Credits: Rie Takumi/GMA News Online