Manila’s medical emergency service number: 911
Cebu’s medical emergency service number: 161
Calling the emergency number of private hospitals is a preferred option.
The overall standard of healthcare in The Philippines has greatly improved over the last decades. The leading tertiary care centres in Metro-Manila have reached high standards of medical practice
and are considered suitable for serious medical or surgical conditions. Counterfeits medicines are widespread in the country including the capital. Please refer to medicines section for further reading on counterfeits.
Urgent OPD visits are usually recommended in a private hospital.