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The triple burden of disease
(Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-07-30)
Global trends on the nature and causes of different health risks have shifted over the last century. Countries all over the world, including developing ones like the Philippines, are thus challenged to come up with health systems that can address these ...
(Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2017-12-30)
In the early 1950s, the Philippines was just recovering from the rubbles of the second world war. Fertility was high, averaging about seven to eight births per woman (UN 2017). Living conditions, however, were poor. An infant born around that time was ...