Social Services Profile

Health Services

The city’s health situation in the last five (7) years can be highly evaluated as for being the recipient of Healthy City by the Alliance of Healthy Cities of Western Pacific Region. A healthy city is a process of improving the health of city dwellers through improved living condition and better health services with various urban development activities through the partnership of public, private and voluntary sectors.

Childbirths

The crude birth rate is a measure of the increase of population through birth statistics of birth population and registered in the Office of the Civil Registrar. In 2012, the City had recorded 7,777 live births by a crude birth rate of 12.4 per thousand live births. This figure is lower than the previous year, of which 13.13 per one thousand live births. Of these live births, 3,993 (51.34%) were male while 3,784 (48.66%) were female. In 2012, ninety one (91) percent of deliveries were attended by trained/skilled health personnel. Of which, 59 % were doctors, 32.08 % were mid-wives, 8.92 % were hilots. Almost 9 for every10 deliveries were attended by trained health personnel. Small proportion, 22.91% or 1,782 of deliveries were done at home. 37.38 % or 2,907 deliveries were done in government/private hospitals, 1,679 or 21.59 % in lying in and 1,373 or 17.65 % in clinics.

Morbidity

A total of 35,640 patients were seen and examined by the different health centers. Upper Respiratory Tract Infection with a rate of 190.12/ 10, 000 population remains the leading cause of morbidity in Paranaque.This was followed by wound (45.16 rate) and Animal Bite (37.20 rate). Other causes of morbidity are Tuberculosis (21.81 rate), Bronchitis, all forms (17.62 rate), Hypertension (17.28 rate), Urinary Tract Infection(16.35 rate), Diarrhea (14.92 rate), Dermatosis (10.98 rate) and Tonsillopharyngitis (10.90 rate). Among children less than 5 years, majority with 55.37% of the cases were seen due to Upper Respiratory Tract Infection, the leading cause of morbidity followed by Diarrhea, Bronchitis, and Pneumonia.

Infant Mortality

Crude Death Rate [CDR] is a measure of one -mortality from all causes which may result in a decrease population. A steady increase in CDR was noted from 2008 – 2011 but a slight decrease in 2012. There was 0.09 decrease in CDR in 2012 (3.79 deaths/1,000 population) as compared to the average (3.70) of the previous 5 years. There were 2,380 deaths from all causes in 2012 with the crude death rate of 3.79 per 1000 population.It was slightly lower compared to the CDR last 2011. Highest number of deaths was reported in Barangay San Dionisio with 283 deaths, followed by Barangay San Isidro with 269 deaths and Barangay BF with 268 deaths. In 2012, highest number of deaths (388) was due to Coronary Artery Diseases, 272 deaths were due to Pneumonia, and 261 deaths due to Cancer. Other causes of deaths were Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, Renal Disease, Tuberculosis, and Bronchial Asthma.

Mortality of Children Less Than 5 Year

A total of 144 deaths among children less than 5 years registered in 2012 with a proportionate mortality ratio of 18.52 deaths per 1000 livebirths. Barangay Don Bosco hadthe highest rate with 32 deaths/ 1000 livebirths followed by Barangay Marcelo Green and and San Antonio with recorded 30 deaths and 26 deaths per 1000 livebirths respectively.Common causes of deaths for children less than 5 years were Sepsis Neonatorum (25.69%), Pneumonia (25%), and Prematurity (9.72%). Other causes of death for children less than 5 years were Gastroentiritis, Asphyxia, Aspiration, Bronchial Asthma, Dengue Fever, Sepsis and Accident.

Maternal Mortality

Maternal death is the death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and the site of the pregnancy, from any cause relative to or aggravated by pregnancy or its management, but not from accidental or incidental causes. Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) measures the risk of dying from causes relative to pregnancy, and childbirth. It is an index of the obstetrical care needed and received by the women in the community. There were 4 maternal death reported in 2012 with a maternal moratlity ratio of 0.51 deaths per 1000 livebirths in 2012. This was 16.39 % lower compared last year. Barangay Merville had the highest MMR recorded with 6.62 deaths / 1000 livebirths, followed by Barangay Don Bosco and Barangay Moonwalk with 2 and 1.82 deaths /1000 livebirths respectively. Causes of maternal deaths were ruptured ectopic pregnancy, pulmonary trombo embolism, post-partum hemorrhage and abruption placenta.

Health Resources

The Paranaque City Health Office deliver its health services through promotion, protection, preservation and restoration of health of the people in 16 health centers , 5 barangay stations and 7 lying –ins . On the other hand, the curative aspect is taken cared of by 6 private and one [1] public hospital.

Health Manpower

The total health manpower compliment was 323 permanent, casual and job order personnel. This comprises the following: 22 Medical Officers, 23 Dentists, 16 Medical Technologists, 70 Nurses, 5 Nutritionist-Dietician, 32 Nursing Attendants, 48 midwives, 30 Sanitary Inspectors, 183 Barangay Health Workers and Administrative Support Staff.

Nutrition

Being underweight, even mild increases the risk of death and inhibits cognitive development in children. This leads to less fit and productive adults in the future. Moreover, it perpetuates the problem from one generation to the next through malnourished women having low birth weight babies. Parañaque City ranks 15 among cities with low prevalence rate of Slight increase in OPT coverage, 91.10% to 91.52% makes the city find more underweight children. Among the 16 barangays in Parañaque, Barangay BF and Barangay San Isidro have the highest prevalence of malnutrition among Preschool Children with 261 and 252 Underweight Children respectively. Barangay Baclaran ranked third with 190 underweight children and with high prevalence rate. However, Barangay La Huerta, the second smallest population in the city with estimated population size of 9,525 registered a 58 malrnourished children.

Health Budget

The City Health Office has a total budget of Php 197,488,932.81 in the current year 2013 which is 5.37% of the total city budget. Of this office budget, 92.58% or Php 182,840,784.81 is appropriated for personnel services. About 7.42% or 14,648,148.00 will be utilized for maintenance and other operating expenses. There is no appropriation for capital outlay.

Ospital ng Parañaque (former Parañaque Community Hospital)

The City Health Office has a total budget of Php 197,488,932.81 in the current year 2013 which is 5.37% of the total city budget. Of this office budget, 92.58% or Php 182,840,784.81 is appropriated for personnel services. About 7.42% or 14,648,148.00 will be utilized for maintenance and other operating expenses. There is no appropriation for capital outlay.The lone government hospital in Parañaque is 178-bed capacity located at Quirino, Avenue, La Huerta, Parañaque City. The old hospital has a new constructed building and with manpower components.

Regular Personnel 136
Medical Specialist 14
Non-Itemized (Casuals) 28
JOB ORDER 8
Detailed Housekeeping Staff 4
Detailed CSU Personnel 10

The City Health Office has a total budget of Php 197,488,932.81 in the current year 2013 which is 5.37% of the total city budget. Of this office budget, 92.58% or Php 182,840,784.81 is appropriated for personnel services. About 7.42% or 14,648,148.00 will be utilized for maintenance and other operating expenses. There is no appropriation for capital outlay.The lone government hospital in Parañaque is 178-bed capacity located at Quirino, Avenue, La Huerta, Parañaque City. The old hospital has a new constructed building and with manpower components.

List of Barangay Health Centers

Barangay Health Center
Tambo Bgy. Tambo Health Center (Adelina Puericulture Center)
Sto. Niño Barangay Health Center Sto. Nino Health Center (Doña Maura S. Pascual)
Don Galo Bgy. Don Galo Health Center
La Huerta Bgy. La Huerta Health Center
Vitalez Vitalez Health Center
San Dionisio San Dionisio Health Center
San Isidro Bgy. San Isidro Health Center
San Antonio Bgy. San Antonio Health Center
BF Barangay BF Health Center
Don Bosco Bgy. Don Bosco Health Center
Sun Valley Barangay Sun Valley Health Center
Merville Bgy. Merville Health Center
Marcelo Green Bgy. Marcelo Green Health Center
Moonwalk San Agustin Health Center
San Martin de Porres Bgy. San Martin de Porres Health Center


List Of Public And Private Hospitals

Public

1. Ospital ng Parañaque (formerly Parañaque Community Hospital) La Huerta

Private

1. Sta. Rita de Baclaran Hospital G.G. Cruz St., Baclaran

2. Protacio Hospital Quirino Avenue, Tambo

3. Parañaque Medical Center (PMC) Dr. A. Santos Ave., San Antonio

4. Olivarez General Hospital San Dionisio

5. South Superhighway Medical Center Marcelo Green

6. Parañaque Doctors Hospital Don Bosco