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Restructured Health Care System

Yesterday we learned about the three levels of the Restructured Health Care System, and today we were able to see the primary level in action. We were stationed at two of the Rural Health Units, which focused on prevention and supplied the community with outpatient care.

Mass Immunization

The day started with the groups split between two Community Health Clinics ready to administer mass immunizations.  Most of the group members were pretty nervous about this because we would be administering to the pediatric populat

Restructured Health Care

Yesterday we learned about the three levels of the Restructured Health Care System, and today we were able to see the primary level in action.

Truly Immerse Yourself In the Local Culture

We started the day at Mass in celebration of UST’s Nurses Week. Then we toured around the campus with Mama Beth Cortez and our UST buddies.

Global Clinical Immersion in the Philippines

After three flights, 2 layovers (one in Tokyo!), a very long, traffic-packed bus ride, and a late-night run to Jollibee (the Philippine equivalent to McDonalds), 9 very tired, but excited students had finally arrived at UST.  After an all too quick night of slumber we experienced our first day in the Philippines and what an adventure it was.

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