Geopolitical Environment◦Population Demographics: 104 Million◦Geography: ◦Area: 300,000 sq km◦Major languages: Tagalog, English◦Major Religion: Christianity◦Life Expectancy: 66 years (male), 73 years (female)◦Economics: ◦Currency:Philippine peso, UN, World Bank◦Country’s economy is one of the fastest growing in Asia. The economic growth doesn’t affect many Filipinos. 1/3 of the population live below poverty line of $1.25 per day. ◦Without effective welfare state system, mass emigration is still highly popular.◦Political System:◦Presidential Republic◦Community and Social context factors that impact health of the country◦Media◦
Geopolitical Environment◦Population live below poverty line of $1.25 per day.
Health Status Model of the Health Care System
Statistics on Common Health Problems and Leading Causes of Death◦Ischemic Heart Disease - 38%◦Stroke - 27.8%◦Lower Respiratory Infect – 24.1◦Chronic Kidney Disease – 56.4%