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Health group lauds approval of “soda tax” in Congress

“This is definitely a step in the right direction. Three out of ten Filipinos are obese. Childhood obesity is likewise increasing. It does not help that soft drinks are still very cheap and accessible especially to children in school,” said Atty. Irene Reyes, Managing Director of HealthJustice.

Lifetrack Medical Systems announces Kickstart investment

Lifetrack Medical Systems (LTM), a healthtech startup that provides quality interpretation of radiology diagnostic images for hospitals and clinics, recently announced that it had closed a round of funding from strategic investors, including the Philippines’ Kickstart Ventures, Inc.

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Ambulance services now available to KonsultaMD customers

Ambulance services may now be availed by customers of KonsultaMD with the recent partnership between the healthcare hotline and Lifeline Ambulance Rescue, Inc., the first and only dedicated “Emergency Quick Response (EQR)” service in the Philippines.