A lot of poor people in the Philippines are so poor that they could not even afford to buy medicines – and they are so poor that they are afraid to go to the hospital, knowing they have no money to pay for the services they get there or the medicines the doctors will surely prescribe for their ailments.
Many poor people have died due to lack of money to get themselves basic health care – and the doctors in public hospitals have first-hand experience of how many times that could happen even under their watch.
One of these doctors, Lorraine Marie T. Badoy, shared on Facebook the heartbreaking truth about patients in public hospitals.
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