Philippine Medical Association, nagsalita na ukol sa Yeng Constantino controversy

Philippine Medical Association, nagsalita na ukol sa Yeng Constantino controversy

- Yeng Constantino accused Dr. Esterlina Luzares Tan of being negligent towards her husband when he got injured

- The Philippine Medical Association (PMA) released a statement regarding the issue

- Dr. Tan was praised and defended by the PMA

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Yeng Constantino has received backlash for accusing Dr. Esterlina Luzares Tan, the attending physician at Dapa Siargao Hospital, of neglecting the singer’s injured husband.

KAMI learned that the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) has already released a statement regarding the controversy.

In a report by GMA-7 News (authored by Michelle Caligan), the PMA stated that Dr. Tan was not negligent towards Constantino’s husband, who got into an accident in Siargao.

"The Philippine Medical Association stands in full support of Dr. Esterlina Luzares Tan, a Life Member of PMA, against the statement of Ms. Yeng Constantino in the recent incident in Dapa Siargao Hospital.

"Dr. Esterlina Luzares Tan's calm and composed attitude during the incident in commendable.

"Her extra effort to study how to operate an Infra Scanner, a new modality in her area, to ensure that Ms. Yeng Constantino's husband does not suffer any intra-cerebral hemorrhage which may be obtained from cliff diving, is also admirable.

"The Philippine Medical Association will not allow its members to be subjected to unnecessary shaming while doing their duties, which is to save lives."

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KAMI previously reported about the medical staff of the hospital responding to Constantino’s accusations against the doctor.

Yeng Constantino is a singer and vlogger who works at ABS-CBN. She tied the knot with her fellow musician Victor “Yan” Asuncion on February 14, 2015. The singer has expressed her readiness to finally become a mommy.

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