What is the biggest killer in Philippines?

What is the number 1 cause of death in the Philippines?

In 2019, one of the leading causes of death in the Philippines was ischaemic heart disease impacting approximately 97.48 thousand people. The other four leading causes of death were malignant neoplasms, cerebrovascular disease, pneumonia, and diabetes mellitus.

What are the top 10 leading causes of mortality in the Philippines 2019?

Rate

  • Diseases of the Heart. 69,741. 85.5. 83,081. …
  • Diseases of the Vascular System. 52,106. 64.0. 55,466. …
  • Malignant Neoplasms. 39,634. 48.6. 43,043. …
  • Accidents** 33,650. 41.4. 36,162. …
  • Pneumonia. 33,764. 41.5. 34,958. …
  • Tuberculosis, all forms. 27,017. 33.2. 25,860. …
  • Chronic lower respiratory diseases. 19,024. 23.3. …
  • Diabetes Mellitus. 15,123. 18.5.

What is the biggest health problem in Philippines?

The leading causes of death are diseases of the heart, diseases of the vascular system, pneumonias, malignant neoplasms/cancers, all forms of tuberculosis, accidents, COPD and allied conditions, diabetes mellitus, nephritis/nephritic syndrome and other diseases of respiratory system.

Why is tuberculosis so common in the Philippines?

The people of the Philippines have many risk factors for latent TB infection and TB disease, including poverty and lack of access to quality health care.

What are the top 10 morbidity Year 2021 in the Philippines?

Leading Causes of Morbidity

  • Acute Respiratory Infection ** 1,289,168. 1371.3.
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infection and Pneumonia. 586,186. 623.5.
  • Bronchitis/Bronchiolitis. 351,126. 373.5.
  • Hypertension. 345,412. 367.4.
  • Acute Watery Diarrhea. 326,551. 347.3.
  • Influenza. 272,001. …
  • Urinary Tract Infection** 83,569. …
  • TB Respiratory. 72,516.
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