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Health Care

The Baguio Health Services Office

 


The delivery of basic health services is a priority thrust of the local Government of Baguio. The support of local executives, legislative body partner agencies and other government organization in active collaboration continously strive to provide quality services to the people. To date 16 Sentrong Sigla accredited Health Centers and 10 satellite clinics are strategically located in the different barangays to cater to the needs of the community.

For the past years, the Health Services Office (Baguio Health Department) was able to respond aggressively to the health concern and situation besetting the City. Many challenges remains especially the threat of emerging, re-emerging diseases, and lifestyle-related. But with the support of other stake holders, an accessible, available and affordable service remains to be the prime consideration.

Overall the health status of the citizenry still leave much room for improvement as the Office continue to sustain existing programs and projects as well as institute necessary interventions.


Improved health through active interaction between quality oriented, responsive health care services providers and cooperative, self-reliant communities.


With the available resources, the Baguio Health Department is tasked in the promotion and maintenance of health and prevention of diseases through the provision of effective and efficient health services by unified committed and competent health workers to the empowered community in partnership with GO's and NGO's


  1. Promote, protect and maintain the health of the citizenry
  2. Prevent and control communicable and non-communicable diseases by increasing awarenes and advocacy through IEC on the causes, risk factors and transmission
  3. Solicit participation of various sectors from planning to implementation of health programs.
  4. Prepare and strengthen the community to be self-reliant and be able to satisfy their health needs.

  1. Maternal and Child Health - provide pre-natal care, post-natal care, immunization of children agains vaccine against vaccine-preventable diseases like Hepatitis, TB, Polio, Diphtheris, Tetanus, and Measles. Immunization of mothers against Tetanus, Treatment of concomitant or incidental diseases like ARI, Anemia, malnutrition, Diarrhea, and other illnesses.
  2. Dental Services - promotion of good oral hygiene, rehabilitation curative aspects on dental problem.
  3. City Epidemiology and Surveillance Unit - monitoring and surveillance of communicable diseases.
  4. Environmental Sanitation Services - charged with the supervision of the sanitation of public and private premises, public eating-places, water sanitation and the sanitary condition of the market etc.
  5. Vital Health Statistics - collection, recording, tabulation, interpretation and publication of essential facts of births, marriages, deaths and reportable diseases.
  6. Public Health Nursing Services - nursing and midwifery services in the health centers, dispensary and special clinics (chest, social hygiene clinics and nutrition clinic)
  7. Public Health Laboratory Services - microscopy and blood chemistry, special diagnostics procedure like HIV/AIDS screening, TyphiDot.
  8. National TB Control Program - implementation of anti-TB scheme integrated into the community health structure and equipped to control Tuberculosis in a systematic and sustainable management. Includes sputum microscopy, case-finding and treatment.
  9. Health Education and Promtion Services - a service component of health programs/projects to create a supportive environment for positive behavior change and healthy lifestyle through tri-media approach.
  10. Social Hygiene and Skin Clinic - concerned with the prevention and control of STD/HIV/AIDS by requiring medical examination and regular check-up of all male and female commercial sex workers; surveillance of sex workers. Information Education Campaigns coupled with FP motivation and clinical services.
  11. Nutrition Health Services - concerned with the implementation and coordination of the various components of the Philippine Plan of Action on Nutrition (PPAN) and delivery of nutrition services involving detection, treatment and control of malnutrition related diseases.
  12. Population Program Services - conducts counselling seminars on family planning, responsible parenthood, reproductive health, gender sensitivity, adolescent health, and POPDEV integration.
  13. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) - on call for 24 hrs daily to provide pre-hospital emergency acute management to trauma and medical emergencies.
  14. Medico-Legal - autopsy, physical examination of victim of abuse, trauma, accidents etc.

  1. BHD Main Building
    T. Alonzo St., New Lucban, Baguio City
    1. Dispensary
    2. Dental Services
    3. Chest Clinic
    4. Nutrition Services
    5. Public Health Laboratory
    6. Social Hygiene and Skin Clinic
    7. Pharmacy
    8. City Epidemology and Surveillance Unit
    9. Population Services
    10. Health Education and Promotion Services
    11. Environment Sanitation Services
      * All clinics at the Main Building are open daily from Monday to Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
  2. District Health Centers
    District I:
    - Lucban Health Center (back of HSO Building)
    - Quirino Hill Health Center, Middle Quirino Hill

    District II:
    - Campo Filipino Health Center, near Bonifacio Elem. School
    - Pinsao Health Center

    District III:
    - City Camp Health Center, City Camp Central
    - Asin Health Center, Km. 4 Bakbakan

    District IV:
    - Irisan Health Center, Purok 4 Irisan
    - Quezon Hill Health Center, Upper Quezon Hill

    District V:
    - Scout Barrio Health Center, near Police Outpost
    - Atab Health Center, Dontogan (near Balakbak-Tuba Junction)

    District VI:
    - Mines View Health Center, Mines View Park
    - Pacdal Health Center, Maria Basa Road, Pacdal

    District VII:
    - Loakan Health Center, Loakan Proper
    - Atok Trail Health Center, Atok Trail Barangay

    District VIII:
    - Aurora Hill Health Center
    - Engineer's Hill Health Center, near LTO/DPWH

  3. Satellite Health Clinics
    1. Holy Ghost Extension
    2. Puliwes
    3. San Vicente
    4. San Luis
    5. Happy Hallow
    6. Gabriela Silang
    7. Baguio Country Club
    8. Bakakeng Norte
    9. Camp 8
    10. Gibraltar
  4. City Hall Employees Clinic
    Tel. No. 447-0683
    - caters to the health needs of the City Hall Employees and the Baguio City Jail
    - No scalpel vasectomy every tuesday PM

Tel. Nos:

442-4542 : Office of the City Health Officer
444-9217 : Office of the Assistant City Health Officer/Sanitation
442-6021 : Health Education / Population / Nursing
442-9829 : Administration
442-9800 : Social Hygiene
443-6649 : Nutrition
442-6018 : Laboratory

 

Health indicators and other health related data

 


HOSPITALS

A. Government Classification
       1. Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center Tertiary
       2. PMA Station Hospital Secondary
B. Private
       1. SLU Hospital of the Sacred Heart Tertiary
       2. Baguio Medical Center Secondary
       3. Baguio Filipino Chinese General Hospital Secondary
       4. Pines City Doctor's Hospital Secondary
       5. Sto. Nino de Jesus Medical Center Secondary

CLINICS

A. Government Clinics
1. Aurora Hill HC
2. Campo Filipino HC
3. City Camp HC
4. Engineer's Hill HC
5. Loakan DHC
6. New Lucban HC
7. Pacdal HC
8. Scout Barrio HC
9. Atok Trail HC
10. Irisan HC
11. Mines View HC
12. Quirino Hill HC
13. Asin HC
14. Quezon Hill HC
15. Atab HC
16. Pinsao HC
B. Private Clinics
1. Benguet Laboratories
2. Assumption Medical Diagnostic Center
3. Family Polyclinic and Laboratory
4. Baguio Doctor's Medical Laboratory
5. Casusi Medical and Skin Clinic
6. Lung and Heart Diagnostic Center
7. Baguio Medical Laboratories

Health Manpower and Bed Capacity (as of year 2000)

BHD BGHMC PMA Hosp Bgo. Fil-Chi BMC Pines SLU Sto. Nino
Physicians 15 162 7 4 50 3 172
Nurses 25 174 10 4 41 27 102
Midwives 16 8 2 1 1 27
Dentists 4 4 6 1 1
Sanitary Inspectors 14 None
Health Educators 2 None
Medical Technologists 7 None 6 1 4 4
Radiologist 11 1 3 3 1 fulltime / 1 visiting
Pharmacist 2 7 2 1 3 3 7+1 cont
Nutritionist 1 5 2 1 1
Pop'n Workers 7
Bed Capacity 400 50 12 45 35 160

Others :

  1. Barangay Health Workers (BHWs) - 80
  2. Barangay Nutrition Scholars - 120
  3. Barangay Nutrition Action Officer - 120
  4. Barangay Service Point Officers - 86
  5. Health and Sanitation Teams - 8

Manpower ratio to Population (as of year 2000)

Manpower Number Ratio
1. Physician
Field Health Service
Hospital Service
16
398
1:18995
1:716
2. Nurses
Field Health Service
Hospital Service
24
358
1:11872
1:796
3. Midwives
Field Health Service
Hospital Service
16
39
1:17808
1:7306
4. Dentists
Field Health Service
Hospital Service
3
12
1:94974
1:23744
5. Nutritionists
Field Health Service
Hospital Service
1
12
1:284923
1:23744
6. Medical Technologists
Field Health Service
Hospital Service
8
36
1:35615
1:7915
7. Pharmacists
Field Health Service
Hospital Service
2
24
1:142462
1:11872
8. Radiologists
Field Health Service
Hospital Service
1
8
1:284923
1:35615
9. Dentists
Field Health Service
Hospital Service
2
-
1:142462
10. Sanitary Engineers
Field Health Service
Hospital Service
1
-
1:284923
11. Sanitation Inspectors
Field Health Service
Hospital Service
14
-
1:20352
12. Bed Capacity 702 1:406

Vital Health Statistics
Annual Report 2007

2007 2006
Number Total R/1000 No. R/1000
BAGUIO Transients Baguio
Births 6328 3134 9462 21.6 6044 21.07
Deaths 1123 467 1590 3.83 1159 4.04
Infant Deaths 76 32 108 12.01 61 10.09
Fetal Deaths 34 9 43 5.37 39 6.45
Maternal Deaths 1 0 1 0.16 1 0.16
Neonatal Deaths 2 1 3 0.31 7 1.16
Perinatal 1 32 8 40 5.05 24 3.97
Perinatal 2 54 23 77 8.53 38 6.29

Ten Causes of Morbidity


2007 2006
Number
Baguio City Total R/100,000 Transients Total No. R/100,000
FHSIS Hospital Baguio Baguio
1. Upr Resp Tract Inf 9454 4 9377 3200.59 2 9379 7038 2453.96
2. Pneumonia 2019 907 2926 998.71 426 3349 3178 1108.08
3. Bronchitis 2065 21 2086 704.83 9 2095 1934 674.33
4. Dog Bite 1640 203 1843 629.05 37 1878 2524 880.05
5. Diarrhea 1025 396 1421 485.02 275 1517 1704 594.14
6. Vascular Disease 731 432 1163 396.95 309 1457 966 336.82
7. Dermatitis 917 0 917 312.99 4 909 439 153.07
8. Urinary Tract Infection 915 0 915 312.31 0 747 545 190.03
9. TB Respiratory 388 41 407 138.91 38 426 384 133.89
10. Asthma 244 123 367 83.28 27 394 333 116.11


Ten Leading Causes of Mortality

2007 2006
Number R/100,000 Number R/100,000
Baguio Transients Total Baguio
1. Heart Disease 217 90 307 74.06 227 79.14
2. Vascular Disease 188 57 245 64.16 226 78.8
3. Cancer 135 44 179 46.07 151 52.64
4. Pneumonia 123 42 165 41.98 115 40.09
5. Diabetes Mellitus 41 9 50 13.99 48 16.73
6. Asphyxia 34 10 44 11.6 33 11.5
7. Kidney Disease 33 0 33 11.26 24 8.36
8. Liver Disease 32 3 35 10.92 39 13.59
9. Prematurity 30 11 41 10.23 20 6.97
10. Sepsis 27 17 44 9.21 35 12.2

Causes of Infant Deaths


Accident 1 Acute Gastro Enteritis 1
Asphyxia 7 Bronchial Asthma 1
Cancer 1 Lung Disease 1
Heart Disease 3 Imperforate Anus 1
Kidney Disease 2 Adrenal Hyperplasia 1
Pneumonia 13 Diaphragmatic Hernia 1
Prematurity 30 Meconium Aspiration 1
Sepsis 11 SIDS 1
TOTAL 76


Causes of Maternal Death

Abruptio Placenta 1

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