• HEALTH/SOCIALWELFARE/NUTRITION

There are Eighty-eight (88) health facilities in the municipality. A Municipal Health Office with Lying-in and Laboratory located in the municipal compound, Municipal Hall and Twenty-two (22) Barangay Health Stations/Centers located in the Twenty-two (22) barangays.

There are Three (3) Private Hospitals and Sixty-two (62) existing medical facilities in the municipality;

 

                THESE MEDICAL FACILITIES ARE CLASSIFIED AS FOLLOWS

1.       Rural Health Unit with Lying and Laboratory 1
2.       Barangay Health Stations/Centers 22
3.       Optical Clinics 10
4.       Private Hospital 3
5.       Medical Clinics 12
6.       Dental Clinic 20
7.       Private Clinics w/Diagnostic Laboratory Services

 

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8.       Derma Clinics 3
9.       OB Gyne Clinic 4
10.   EENT Clinic 4
11.   Surgical Clinic 3

 

 

        LEADING CAUSES OF MORTALITY IN THE MUNICIPALITY IN 2018:

Cause of Deaths Total Number of Death/s by Cause
1.       Cardiovascular Diseases 102
2.       Pneumonia (All Types) 49
3.       Cancer (All Forms) 28
4.       Diabetes Mellitus 14
5.       Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 8
6.       Status Asthmaticus 8
7.       Prematurity 7
8.       Sepsis 5
9.       Liver Cirrhosis 4
10.   Bronchial Asthma 4
11.   Bleeding Peptic Ulcer Disease 4
12.   Pulmonary Tuberculosis 4