Statistical Indicators on Philippine Development
Chapter on Responding to Basic Needs of the Poor - Health Services
Goal: To respond to the basic needs of the poor
through improved health and nutrition status
Strategy/Target Indicator Accomplishments versus Targets Performance
Increase mean life expectancy to 71.2 years
Mean Life Expectancy (projections)
The target mean life expectancy has been attained for females, but not for males.
Reduce infant mortality rate to 17/1000 livebirths
Infant Mortality Rate (IMR)
Infant mortality rate improved from 2003 to 2006, but inched upward in 2008.
Reduce under-five mortality rate to 32.24/1000 livebirths
Under-Five Mortality Rate
The target for under-five mortality rate was met in 2006, but slightly went up again in 2008.
Reduce maternal mortality rate to 90/100,000 livebirths
Maternal Mortality Rate
Maternal mortality improved from 1998 to 2006, but not as fast as expected. The target for 2010 is not likely to be attained.
Availability of low-priced medicines in 11,000 Botika ng Barangays (BnBs)
Number of Botika ng Barangay (BnBs) established
The number of established BnB's more than doubled in the last four years, with the target already achieved in 2008.
Availability of low-priced medicines in 3,300 Botika ng Bayan (BNB) by 2010
Number of Botika ng Bayan (BNB) established
The number of established BNB's has been increasing since 2006, but the target may not be attained in 2010.
Increase coverage of fully immunized children to 95% by 2010
Percentage of fully immunized children
Proportion of fully immunized children nearly achieved as planned.
TB case detection rate increased to 70% by 2010
TB case detection rate
Target has already been attained as early as 2004
TB case cure rate increased to 85% by 2010
TB case cure rate
TB case cure rate remained constant and below the target
Reduce malaria morbidity rate to 24 per 100,000 population by 2010
Malaria morbidity rate
Given the high rate of malaria morbidity in 2008, there is low probability of meeting the target in 2010.
Increase in number of functioning Inter-Local Health Zones (ILHZs) from 48% in 2004 to 100% in 2010 in Health Sector Reform Agenda (HSRA) convergence sites
Number of functional ILHZ in convergence sites
The number of ILHZs has been increasing and has high probability of meeting the target.
1% annual increase in PHIC accredited hospitals
Percent increase in PHIC-accredited hospitals
Target was not attained in the last three years.
30% annual increase in PHIC accredited RHUs
Percent increase in PHIC accredited Rural Health Units (RHUs)
Annual increases have not yet reached the target and on a decreasing trend in the last five years.
10% annual increase in PHIC accredited doctors Percent increase in PHIC accredited doctors
Target was not attained in 2006 and 2007, but more than doubled in 2008.
National Health Insurance Program (NHIP) coverage increased to 85% of total population by 2007 and sustained till 2010
Percent of NHIP coverage to total population
The proportion of NHIP coverage to total population followed an erratic trend in the last five years, indicating that the target may not be met.
5 million indigent families enrolled and sustained in NHIP
Number of indigent families enrolled in NHIP
The target number of indigent families enrolled in NHIP was met only in 2004 due to nonrenewal of insurance of other indigent families caused by limited budget.
Number of indigent beneficiaries
Reported number of indigent beneficiaries was highest in 2004.
Reduce the prevalence of underweight children (0-5 years old) to 21.6% from 27.6% Prevalence of underweight preschool children aged 0-5 years old
Prevalence of underweight preschool children aged 0-5 years old exhibited minimal changes and remained higher than the target.
Increase access to safe water supply to 92 - 96% Proportion of households with access to safe water supply
Proportion of households with access to safe water supply still short of target in 2010.
Increase access to sanitary toilet facilities to 86 - 91% Proportion of households with access to sanitary toilet facilities
The proportion of households with access to sanitary toilet facilities surpassed minimum target in 2004.
80% of pregnant women to have at least 4 pre-natal visits by 2010
Proportion of pregnant women having at least 4 pre-natal visits
The proportion of pregnant women who have had at least four prenatal visits still below the target, but has high probability of meeting the target by 2010.
Coverage of Vitamin A supplementation increased to 95 percent by 2010
Proportion of children (0-11 months) receiving Vitamin A
The proportion of children who received vitamin A supplementation slightly increased in 2007, but still far from target.
Posted: 28 July 2009