A Filipina nurse in Singapore is seeking help in order to survive from a rare and potentially fatal skin infection called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS). Jocelyn Suarez, 23 took the job only a few would dare try: she attends to inmates of the city-state’s Changi prison.Her friends in Singapore, who all consider her one of a kind did all they can to help. Both Filipino and foreigners, now rally help for Suarez, who they call an “ambitious, intelligent woman who is full of life.”
Aside from the online effort to raise funds, her family and friends have also organized benefit concerts to help Suarez pay her hospital bills.
A music and poetry show organized by friends of Suarez, an art enthusiast herself, for instance, has generated thousands of dollars January 4.