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Province of Ilocos Sur

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Health and Nutrition

  1. Vital Health Statistics
  2.  

In 2012, there are 13,417 livebirths or an increase of 341 from the 2011 livebirths of 13,076 registering a crude birth rate of 19.75/1000 and 19.43/1000 population, respectively. On the other hand, there were 3,504 deaths in 2012, lower than the number of deaths recorded in 2011.   The crude death rate in 2012 is 5.37/1000 population while in 2011 the crude death rate is 5.29/1000 population.

Vital Health Indicators,

Ilocos Sur: 2011 and 2012

 

       2011

2012

Total Livebirths

13,076

13,417

Crude Birth Rate

19.43/1,000 population

19.75/1000 population

Total Deaths

3,562

3,504

Crude Death Rate

5.29/1000 population

5.37/1000 population

Total Infant Deaths

54

58

Infant Mortality Rate

4.13/1000 live births

5.8/1000 livebirths

Total Maternal Deaths

4

5

Maternal Mortality Rate

0.31/1,000 live births

0.37/1000 live births

   Source of Data: Provincial Health Office, Ilocos Sur: 2012

 

 

Ten Leading Causes of Mortality

Ilocos Sur: 2012

Diseases

Number

Rate/100,000 Pop.

  1. Pneumonia

517

76

  1. Cerebrovascular accident

256

38

  1. Acute myocardial infraction

173

25

  1. Diseases of the heart

137

20

  1. Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases

111

16

  1. TB, all forms

72

11

  1. Cancer, all forms

69

10

  1. Diabetes mellitus

59

9

  1. Septicaemia

30

4

  1. Renal Failure

27

4

            Source of Data: Provincial Health Office, Ilocos Sur: 2012

Ten Leading Causes of Morbidity

Ilocos Sur: 2012

Diseases

Number

Rate/100,000

Pop.

  1. Acute upper respiratory infections

47,595

7005

  1. Essential hypertension

10,572

1556

  1. Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue

7,935

1168

  1. Injuries

6,245

919

  1. Urinary tact infection

5,730

843

  1. Broncitis, emphysema and COPD

4,677

688

  1. Diarrhea and gastoenteritis

3,743

551

  1. Gastritis and duodenitis

3,056

451

  1. Acute bronchitis and acute bronchiolitis

3,053

449

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory polyarthropathies

1,084

160

       Source of Data: Provincial Health Office, Ilocos Sur: 2012

  1. Health Facilities

Hospitals

There are 30 hospitals operating in the province of which 22 are privately owned and the remaining 8 are government hospitals. This does not include private medical practitioners who are maintaining medical clinics and admitting in-patients.

Of the government hospitals, only the provincial hospital, Gabriela Silang General Hospital in Vigan City is capable of providing tertiary level of care in terms of equipment facilities as well as specialized services like orthopedic surgery, psychiatry, ophthalmology and the like. This hospital also have CT scan, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and dialysis center.

There are six (6) district hospitals and one medicare hospital established in strategic locations in the province. Of the district hospitals, only the Southern Ilocos Ssur District Hospital located in Bio, Tagudin and the Central Ilocos Sur District Hospital in Narvacan are providing secondary level of health care.

St. Martin de Porres in Candon City and Metro Vigan Cooperative Hospital in Bantay and the St. James Hospital in Vigan City have the most modern equipment and facilities among the private hospitals operating in the province because they offer CT Scan among the services. St. James Hospital and the Metro Vigan Cooperative Hospital have dialysis centers

Name, Location, Classification and Bed Capacity of Hospitals,

                                                     Ilocos Sur: 2012

Name of Hospitals

Location

Category

Authorized

Bed

Capacity

  1. Government Hospitals
     

1. Salcedo Medicare Community Hospital

Salcedo

Primary Care

15

2. Sinait District Hospital

Sinait

Level 1

25

3. Magsingal District Hospital

Magsingal

Level 1

25

4. Sta. Lucia District Hospital

Sta. Lucia

Level 1

25

5. Bessang Pass Memorial Hospital

Cervantes

Level 1

25

6. Central Ilocos Sur District Hospital

Narvacan

Level 1

50

7. Tagudin   General Hospital and Capillariasis   Center

Tagudin

Level 1

50

  1. City of Candon Hospital

Candon City

Level 2

50

9. Gabriela Silang General Hospital

Vigan City

Level 2

100

Sub-Total Bed Capacity

   

365

  1. Private Hospitals and Clinics
     

1. Acas Clinic and Hospital

Vigan City

Primary Care

15

2. Figuerres Clinic and Hospital

Vigan City

Primary Care

20

3. Rabara Clinic and Hospital

Vigan City

Primary Care

8

4. Recel Clinic and Hospital

Sta. Catalina

Primary Care

5

  1. Tolentino Clinic and Hospital

Sto. Domingo

Primary Care

5

  1. Sto. Nino Hospital

Sta. Maria

Primary Care

11

7. Judge Celestino Guerrero Memorial Hospital

Sta. Maria

Primary Care

11

8. Paciencia gonzalez Mem. Emergency Hospital

Sta. Maria

Primary Care

10

9. Sto. Cristo Hospital

Sta. Maria

Lying-in

5

  1. Ilocos Sur Cooperative Mission Group & Hosp

Vigan City

Level 1

9

11. Candon General Hospital

Candon City

Level 1

25

12. Corpuz Clinic & Hospital

Sinait

Level 1

20

13. Lahoz Clinic & Hospital

Vigan City

Level 1

30

14. Pira Clinic & Hospital

Cabugao

Level 1

18

15. Resonable Hospital

Candon City

Level 1

25

16. Reyes Clinic and Hospital

Sta. Maria

Level 1

10

17. St. Martin de Porres Hospital

Candon City

Level 1

25

18. Suero General Hospital

Cabugao

Level 1

20

19. Vigan Polyclinic

Vigan City

Level 1

20

20. Metro Vigan Cooperative Hospital

Bantay

Level 2

100

21. St. James Hospital

Vigan City

Level 2

45

Sub-Total Bed Capacity

   

437

TOTAL HOSPITAL BEDS

   

802

   Source of Data: Provincial Health Office, Ilocos Sur: 2012

               Based on the above data, the hospital bed-population ratio in the province in 2010 is 1:772 which is lower than the standard of 1:500.

 

Number of Barangay Health Stations and Botika ng Barangay

by Municipality, Ilocos Sur: 2012

CITY / MUNICIPALITY

No. of Barangay Health Stations

No. of Botika ng Barangay

 

4

9

 

3

14

 

24

34

 

2

26

 

7

15

 

4

2

 

14

12

 

3

24

9. G. DEL PILAR

2

7

10. LIDLIDDA

0

11

11. MAGSINGAL

7

16

12. NAGBUKEL

2

12

13. NARVACAN

8

34

14. QUIRINO

9

13

15. SALCEDO

3

19

16. SAN EMILIO

4

8

17. SAN ESTEBAN

3

9

18. SAN ILDEFONSO

3

6

19. SAN JUAN

5

10

20. SAN VICENTE

2

7

21. SANTA

4

26

22. STA. CATALINA

3

9

23. STA. CRUZ

6

49

24. STA. LUCIA

5

12

25. STA. MARIA

7

33

26. SANTIAGO

3

25

27. STO. DOMINGO

5

8

28. SIGAY

3

7

29. SINAIT

6

36

30. SUGPON

2

7

31. SUYO

4

8

32. TAGUDIN

41

37

33. CANDON CITY

11

43

34. VIGAN CITY

11

39

ILOCOS SUR

214

602

   Source of Data: Provincial Health Office, Ilocos Sur: 2010

 

            Atthe macro-level with a total of 602 Botika ng Barangay, (BnB) the standard ratio of one Botika ng Barangay per two barangays has been met.

There are 32 Rural Health Units located in the 32 municipalities of the province. However, the municipalities of Sigay and G. del Pilar have no Municipal Health Officers. There are 2 City Health Offices (CHO), the Candon City Health Office and the Vigan. City Health Office.

Assisting the RHU physicians are 40 Public Health Nurses giving a ratio of 1:12,189 persons, a figure that is slightly higher than the standard of 1:10,000 population. The municipalities of Sigay, del Pilar and Sugpon do not have a Public Health Nurse as per plantilla item.

The 182 Rural Health Midwives (RHM) are assigned to the Rural Health Units and the 156 Barangay Health Stations.

            There are also 156 Barangay Health Stations (BHS) in the province, 11 in Vigan City and 9 in Candon City.

            There are 3,127 Barangay Health Workers (BHW) who respond to the immediate primary health care needs of the community.

            Ten Leading Causes of Morbidity

Ilocos Sur: 2009

Causes

         Number

Rate

1. Other Acute Upper Respiratory Infections

20,841

3,448.93

2.Essential (primary) Hypertension

2,202

347.27

3.Infections of the Skin Subcutaneous Tissue

1,979

335.55

4. Other Diseases of Upper Respiratory Tract

2,004

325.55

5. Other Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue

2,197

320.37

6. Acute Bronchitis and Acute Bronchiolitis

1,746

299.68

7. Diarrhea and Gastroenteritis of Presume Infectious Origin

1,406

248.99

8. Other Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue

1,500

243.81

9. Other Viral Diseases

799

136.22

10. Acute Pharyngitis and Acute Tonsilitis

689

128.29

   Source of Data: Provincial Health Office, Ilocos Sur: 2009

    

The following table shows the ten leading causes of mortality in the province in 2010.

Ten Leading Causes of Mortality

Ilocos Sur: 2010

Causes

Number

Rate/100,000 Population

1. Pneumonia

349

50.79

2. Stroke, not specified as hemorrhage or infraction

208

30.27

3. Heart Failure

199

28.96

4. Bronchitis, Emphysema and other COPD

67

9.75

5. Acute Myocardial Infraction

55

8.00

6. Essential (primary) Hypertension

60

8.73

7. Other Heart Diseases

53

7.71

8. Diabetes Mellitus

44

6.40

9. Respiratory Tuberculosis

22

3.20

10. Renal failure

30

4.37

       Source of Data: FHSIS

.    

LEADING CAUSES OF MATERNAL MORTALITY, RATE/ 1,000 LIVEBIRTHS

5 YEAR AVERAGE (2004-2008 & 2009)

ILOCOS SUR

Causes

5 year Average

2009

No

Rate

No

1. Hypertension in Pregnancy

2.2

0.17

2

2. Post-partum Hemorrhage

2.4

0.19

2

3. Puerperal Infection

1

0.32

0

4. Pulmonary Embolism

0

0

2

5.Congenital Heart Disease

0

0

1

             Source of Data: FHSIS

 

DENGUE CASES, ILOCOS SUR, AVE. 5 YEAR

(2004-2008)       & 2009

 

   
 

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

Ave. 5 yr.

2009

                   

Cases

138

117

181

305

608

270

415

Deaths

5

5

3

15

12

8

11

                         

            Source: PHO Data

TABLE 45:   RABIES CASES, ILOCOS SUR: 2006-2009

Year

Human Cases

Post-Exposure Treatment

 

Animal Bites

Human Rabies

TCV

ERIG

 
           

2006

1178

5

968

638

 

2007

1515

3

1329

645

 

2008

1260

6

1128

593

 

2009

1404

5

1330

590

 

Total

5393

19

4755

2466

 

Ave. 4 year

1348

5

1188

616

 

         Source: PHO Data

Public Health Program

            The Provincial Health Office (PHO) coordinates all public health programs in the province. Its staff provides technical assistance and supervises over the RHU staff including the two City Health Offices regarding health program implementation.

            : Number of Contraceptive Users by Type,

                                                   Ilocos Sur: 2010

Type of Contraceptives

Number of Users

 

181

 

5664

 

753

 

1098

 

1563

 

11892

 

5

 

7958

                               TOTAL

                             29114

Source of Data: FHSIS             

Households with Safe Water Supply, Sanitary Toilet

and Satisfactory Waste Disposal, Ilocos Sur:2009

MUNICIPALITY/CITY

HOUSEHOLDS

WITH SAFE WATER SUPPLY

WITH SANITARY TOILET

WITH SATISFACTORY DISPOSAL

WITH COMPLETE B. FACILITIES

1. ALILEM

1,030

1,030

981

1,030

881

2. BANAYOYO

1587

1587

1529

1380

791

3. BANTAY

5731

5591

5591

5332

5291

4. BURGOS

2488

2488

2400

2383

2373

5. CABUGAO

6759

6759

6617

6759

6617

6. CAOAYAN

2904

2858

2619

2737

2737

7. CERVANTES

2998

2998

2569

1413

456

8. GALIMUYOD

1915

1415

1844

1284

1284

9. G. DEL PILAR

824

824

805

813

813

10. LIDLIDDA

890

890

890

890

890

11. MAGSINGAL

4704

4704

4447

4704

4447

12. NAGBUKEL

1019

1019

1001

1019

1001

13. NARVACAN

8371

8076

7587

1166

1202

14. QUIRINO

1623

1623

1536

1236

1236

15. SALCEDO

2384

2365

2375

1556

1556

16. SAN EMILIO

1814

1814

1654

1521

1521

17. SAN ESTEBAN

1592

1541

1583

1592

1583

18. SAN ILDEFONSO

1387

1353

1329

1387

450

19. SAN JUAN

3692

3566

3459

3156

2893

20. SAN VICENTE

2427

2349

2321

2303

2303

21. SANTA

3096

3096

3059

3096

3059

22. STA. CATALINA

2669

2623

2554

2441

2495

23. STA. CRUZ

5306

5208

5306

4758

4844

24. STA. LUCIA

5306

5108

5306

4758

4844

25. STA. MARIA

5118

5030

4928

4918

4918

26. SANTIAGO

3868

3868

3642

3868

3642

27. STO. DOMINGO

5905

5851

5554

4986

4700

28. SIGAY

459

459

427

427

414

29. SINAIT

4306

4218

4247

3900

4247

30. SUGPON

723

723

609

409

409

31. SUYO

2158

2158

1907

1898

1837

32. TAGUDIN

7930

7930

7568

7930

7568

33. CANDON CITY

11960

11872

11696

11517

11465

34. VIGAN CITY

11981

11981

11981

11981

11981

       TOTAL

126924

124975

121921

110548

106748

Source of Data: Provincial Health Office, Ilocos Sur: 2009

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