POPCOM: PHL population’s health challenged by highest mortality rate in 63 years; Covid-19, heart attacks, strokes, hypertension, diabetes mellitus are greatest contributors to elevated number of deaths since post-WW2

The first 11 months of 2021 saw more registered deaths across the Philippines, which stood at 768,504—higher by 154,562 than all of 2020. This number hiked the country’s mortality rate to 6.98 per thousand, as against 5.8 per thousand in 2020, according to the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM), with initial data from the continue reading : POPCOM: PHL population’s health challenged by highest mortality rate in 63 years; Covid-19, heart attacks, strokes, hypertension, diabetes mellitus are greatest contributors to elevated number of deaths since post-WW2

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POPCOM: Adolescent pregnancies in PHL drop by 13% in 2020; Sexual behavior changes, Covid concerns drive teen birth rate down to 31%

The number of births among adolescent mothers in the country in 2020 went down by 23,855—a 13% drop which set a 17-year record for the sharpest decrease in births in women under 20 years of age since 2003, according to the Commission on Population and Development. A substantial part of the decrease occurred in the continue reading : POPCOM: Adolescent pregnancies in PHL drop by 13% in 2020; Sexual behavior changes, Covid concerns drive teen birth rate down to 31%

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POPCOM: Rise in mortality, drop in birth rates caused by COVID-19 and its impact on local health system, Strongly debunks ‘depopulation thru vaccination’ theories

More than 1 in 10 deaths in the country are directly attributable to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), which has resulted in 105,425 fatalities between April 2020 and October 2021. This was pointed out by the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM), effectively debunking certain speculations that the increasing mortality rates in the country were continue reading : POPCOM: Rise in mortality, drop in birth rates caused by COVID-19 and its impact on local health system, Strongly debunks ‘depopulation thru vaccination’ theories

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