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Capiz is known as the “Seafood Capital of the Philippines” and is the 15th most

frequently visited place. Its capital city is Roxas.
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Choosing Philippines as your destination for your medical elective abroad will enrich your personal and professional growth.


Capiz is known as the “Seafood Capital of the Philippines” and is the 15th most frequently visited place. Its capital city is Roxas.

It is home to the famous coral-stone Santa Monica Church in the town of Pan-ay that has the largest bell in Asia. Made up of 70 sacks of gold and silver it weighs over 10 metric tons and measures 7 feet in diameter and 5 feet in height.

Interaction with residents pose no problem, they speak English aside from Tagalog, Capiznon and Hiliganyon.

Are you feeling homesick? Call your love ones any time, share your experiences to keep them informed. Internet is available and so with cable and regular television channels. Listen to your favourite tunes through the radio. Guaranteed, you’ll never run out of exciting activities to do during days-off.

For beach enthusiasts, there are some located just kilometres away from Roxas. There is Baybay recognized for its black-sand and Mantalinga famous for its scuba diving and rotunda for sailboats. Just soak up in the sun, take a swim or stroll along the seashore.

Include Olotayan in your go-to list which can be reached through a 30-minute pump boat ride from Banica wharf. The crystal clear water will fill your eyes with colourful fishes that ballet through the current and stunning coral reef landscape serves as the backdrop.

Dance in the street and gyrate to the beat of the band in festivals like Saot Capiz, Sinadya sa Halaran., Pangahaw, Guyum-Guyuman, Talahong, and Tagbuan.

Are you hungry? Don’t leave Capiz without feasting on the rare angel wings clam locally called diwal. A haven for seafood lovers, all fresh and affordable shellfish, squid, fishes, prawns and lobster. Take your pick in cooking, these can be grilled, steamed, stewed, fried or eat it raw.

Choosing Philippines as your destination for your medical elective abroad will enrich your personal and professional growth. It’ll definitely be more than your money’s worth as we bring you to our Philippines tie-up…

Capiz Emmanuel Hospital

Capiz Emmanuel Hospital

Located in Roxas City, it is a tertiary hospital with a 100-bed capacity. The more-than-century-old hospital was founded in 1908 by the American Baptist Mission. Dr. Frederick Meyer was the first Administrator and presently, Dr. Alfredo A. Bisnar oversee the hospital operations as the Medical Director.

Capiz Emmanuel Hospital offer the following medical care:

  • Cardiology

  • Rheumatology

  • Endocrinology

  • Gastroenterology,

  • Hematology-oncology

  • Infectious disease

  • Pulmonary/critical care

  • Nephrology

  • Sports medicine

  • Allergy

  • Immunology and geriatrics

  • Eye disease

Medical students will have first-hand experience for patients with unusually severe, complex, or uncommon health problems. A rural hospital is a venue where exotic diseases not mentioned in medical records are discovered.

It’ll be your second home with our amiable support and medical staff. However, be prepared working with incomplete medical equipment, you have to be ingenious. Get ready to be compensated with the smile of locals and their show of trust and confidence in your medical abilities.

Here is what satisfied clients have to say about their medical service experience.

“Thank you so much to all the nurses, attendants, med-techs, orderly and student nurses who took good care of me while I am recovering at Arnaldo room especially to Ms Mansilla who is so kind and nice to me. God bless you all!” – Roquelynn Abaño Fresnido Hervias

“It’s awesome. The services are excellent. I would like to thank doctors, nurses and the therapist for taking care of my mother during her confinement.” – Jose Bacudo Burro