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Causes Of Death And Illness

A. Ten Leading Causes of Illness in the Philippines

1. Acute Lower RTI and Pneumonia
2. Bronchitis/ Bronchiolitis
3. Acute Watery Diarrhea. Influenza
5. Hypertension
6. TB Respiratory
7. Pneumonia
8. Diseases of the Heart
9. Malaria
10.Dengue Fever

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Quality Of VA Health Care

VA Health Care Quality: High Marks, But Access Delays Persist

[This article speaks to medical care internationally, not just medical care, Philippines.]

The health care veterans receive from the VA is as good as--and often better than--care provided by the private sector, according to recent reports. The problem is that many sick and disabled veterans face long waits to get the care they need.  Recently a change has been made to give those with service connected disabilities of 50 percent and over, priority care, a patch, not a fix for the under funded but still reasonably successful program.  Those with service connected disabilities less than 50 percent will be given preference in the as the health care program develops.

New Veterans Affairs Building Inaugurated

U.S. Ambassador Harry K. Thomas, Jr. and Pasay City Mayor Antonino Calixto inaugurated the new Veterans Affairs (VA) building in a ceremony attended by many American and Filipino veterans last April 13, 2011. Located at the U.S. Embassy’s Seafront Compound in Pasay City (next to Cuneta Astrodome), the newly-built VA building houses the new Regional Office and state-of-the-art Outpatient Clinic.


Philip S. Chua, M.D. is the Chairman of Cardiovascular Surgery of the Cebu Cardiovascular Center of the Cebu Doctors’ Hospital, Cebu City, Philippines, where he and his team perform open heart surgery. He trained under the world-renowned heart transplant surgeon, Denton A. Cooley, M.D., at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, Texas. He is the President of the Philippine Heart Cebu, and of the Cardiovascular Surgery Associates in Munster, Indiana, U.S.A., where he also practices and does cardiac surgery. His e-mail address is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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