Surigao del Sur
Surigao del Sur
The Province of Surigao del Sur registered a very high number of maternal deaths in 2005, roughly 3 deaths for every 1,000 live births or 300 for every 100,000. Learn how political will and community empowerment played a role to arrest this high number, and how the provincial government addressed other health issues. Be informed about the innovations introduced by the province in order to better manage government-owned hospitals and health facilities to ensure that health services are made available and accessible, especially to the poor and those living in far-flung areas.
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