#PIDSInfoBits: Did you know that the demand for primary health care in the Philippines is expected to double in the next 20 years?
Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs)* will be the major driver of this demand.
*NCDs are conditions of long duration and slow progression. The main types of NCDs are cancers, chronic respiratory diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and diabetes.
Know more about primary health care in the Philippines by reading the PIDS study titled “Primary Health Care for Noncommunicable Diseases in the Philippines” available here: https://pidswebs.pids.gov.ph/CDN/PUBLICATIONS/pidsdps2039.pdf.