Top causes of mortality and morbidity in the Philippines, 1960-2013

  • Clarence Xlasi De Hitta Ladrero Southern Philippines Medical Center
  • Seurinane Sean Borra Española Southern Philippines Medical Center


Morbidity and mortality reports inform health care policies, programs, and reforms. Success in the implementation of health services is often gauged from incidence patterns of preventable diseases and deaths over time. In this infographic, we used data from the Philippine Department of Health to explore the trends in the annual top ten causes of morbidities and deaths in the country from 1960 to 2013. Read more...
Jun 27, 2017

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