MY ARTICLE on Sagip Buhay Medical Foundation is featured in the
Below is an excerpt.
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Consider the following:
As little as Php 10 can buy tablets of aspirin to save a person’s life suffering from a heart attack.
The cost of one iced coffee (Php 150 – 200) can shoulder the cost of basic laboratories—CBC, urinalysis, and blood chemistry—for any admitted patient.
The price of a dinner for two (Php 500 – 800) can buy a day's worth of antibiotics for someone with pneumonia.
The cost of a standard monthly phone bill (Php 1000 – 1500) can pay for the processing of two bags of blood for transfusion for someone with a bleeding stomach ulcer.
Expenses incurred for overnight stay at a hotel (Php 5000) can pay for a patient's CT scan.
It's amazing, then, what you can do to help. You don't even have to be a millionaire to do so. Sacrificing some of your simple luxuries can potentially save a dying person's life.