Longer, healthier lives for Filipinos through preventive healthcare

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By Irene Tria│GetHealthAccess.com

Last October 10-11, The Medical City (TMC) brought its world-class preventive health care practice to TriNoma Mall in Quezon City entitled, ”Be Healthy Always: Get Checked!”  In the two-day event, the public were given access to free full medical consultations with TMC doctors in the following areas: cardiology, ophthalmology, women’s health and pediatric health.

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Patient being checked by one of the Internists re her high sugar level
If you're having problem with your eye sight, TMC Opthalmologists are also there to check up on patients
If you’re having problem with your eyesight, TMC Opthalmologists are also available for consultation
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Patient trying the Digital Fundus Photography .Takes picture of the retina. The procedure will determine internal problems to be directed to the specialist.

TMC’s experts stressed that the ideal prevention approach not only includes healthy lifestyle choices, but also promotes the early and proactive detection, diagnosis and appropriate management of conditions  and illnesses, throughout one’s entire life cycle. Discussions with the  public also covered topics such as the best defense against heart diseases,  aging well, customized care for diabetics, and the basic to-do’s for  expecting mothers.

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symposium about Diabetes with one of the endocrinologist

“At TMC, we are committed to empowering families to making healthier choices by expanding our services to ensure that quality healthcare is accessible to all,” says Dr. Alfredo R.A. Bengzon (CEO and President of TMC).  “Through the Be Healthy Always Movement, we want to inspire and push every Filipino to start taking an active role in caring for their health, to see families live life to its fullest and as burden-free as possible.”

In an interview with Jem A. Bengzon, Marketing Consultant (TMC) said that the event was an opportunity to people to get free consultation from specialist and receive additional discount certificate to those who were diagnosed and needs further assistance. Through this movement, they believed that they were able to encourage a change in the Filipino behavior to remember that they are the one responsible for their health and people depend on them too.

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Joining TMC in this movement are their partners in pushing for a healthier Philippines namely Zenith Medical Equipment, Inc., Unilab Consumer Health, Rebmann, Inc., Marben Commercial, Biocare Medical System, Aimed Advance Imaging Solutions, Scientific Biotech Specialties, Inc., Slimmers World, Watson’s, and Johnson & Johnson Phils., Inc.

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