October 09, 2017

Medical Professionals in Manila: Dr. Gia B. Sison, Occupational Medicine

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  • As an expat, there are basic necessities that you need to know to have a comfortable stay in the Philippines. Apart from food, transportation means, and emergency hotlines, it is important to be aware of health services around the metro. This includes finding a physician who can help you about your health conditions as you live in the Philippines.

    Get to know Dr. Gia Sison in this medical feature.

    Gia B. Sison, MD
    Occupational Medicine

    Dr. Gia Sison is not just your ordinary doctor– aside from being a healthcare provider, she is also a mother, breast cancer survivor, cancer and mental health advocate, and the Chief Medical Officer at Global TeleHealth Incorporated, which runs the KonsultaMD: a 24/7 health hotline service. In this field, Dr. Sison works in the digital health sphere that provides accessible and affordable health service through technology. She manages a pool of licensed Filipino doctors providing medical assistance such as primary healthcare over the phone.

    Also read: KonsultaMD: Your 24/7 Health Hotline Service

    Prior to her work in the digital health field, Dr. Sison is an occupational physician that deals with workplace-related health issues. She handles health programs, formulates safety guidelines, and ergonomics in the corporate sector. Dr. Gia Sison is also a part of HealthXPh, a collaboration among healthcare professionals pushing for healthcare improvement and participatory medicine in the Philippines by utilizing social media and emerging technologies.  Follow her on Twitter @giasison and read her blog at giasison.com.

    Make an appointment:

    HealthFirst Clinic

    Greenfield District, Mandaluyong
    Saturday (by appointment)
    Contact: 02-657-2202

               
               
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