Index by Topic: Healthcare



The Eye Thing, Update June 1, 2020 My use of technology for the visually impaired
Housebound in Antipolo April 1, 2020 Solitude during the Lockdown
A Trainer’s View of the Drug Problem in the Philippines March 2, 2020 Types of treatment facilities and training, opinion of the war on drugs
Slide Show of Recent Government Statistics March 1, 2020 A supplement to the above post
Medical (Mis)Adventures in the Philippines October 1, 2019 My experience with doctors, excellent to deplorable
Having “Urgent” but not “Emergency” Surgery in the Philippines, Part 2 April 15, 2015 Struggles with the US health insurance provider
Having “Urgent” but not “Emergency” Surgery in the Philippines, Part 1 April 1, 2015 Excellent care in Manila, but with a few cultural difficulties
Body Talk Access in the Philippines May 10, 2013 A practitioner on Body Talk Access
A Writer on Sexual Health, Part 1 July 6, 2011 Issues of sexuality in this very Catholic country
The Eye Thing November 4, 2010 Me on having Lucentis injections for macular degeneration


Having a Baby in Japan October 31, 2017


Five Years in Uganda September 1, 2018 A doctor’s husband on his wife’s work and his support role


Escape from China June 1, 2019
An Englishman in the People’s Republic, Part 3 May 25, 2011 The student’s experience with health care
Robert’s Appendix August 26, 2009 An appendectomy under local anesthetic


A Prisoner in Paradise December 1, 2020 Being trapped in three Asian countries, mostly alone