Community Diagnosis Essay

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FAMILY DIAGNOSIS REPORTS OF
THE LLUISMA AND LUBGUBAN FAMILIES
OF PUROK 14, CANAWAY, ILIGAN CITY

Presented to

The Faculty of the
Department of Family and Community Health
College of Medicine
Mindanao State University

In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements in
Community Medicine I

By

Marian Vida Q. Patrimonio
March 2013

Outline of the Family Diagnosis

I. Family Dimensions Secondarily Related to Health

A. Background and Setting of the Family

B. Demographic Data

C. Economic Status

D. Social Indices

1. Education

2. Communication and Transportation

3. Housing Conditions
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In the Philippines, the Department of Health has always been one with WHO in its vision to provide quality health care to the Filipinos, with focus on the regulation of providers of health goods and services. This is in particular reference to the Universal Health Care policy of the department which aims to provide an accessible, efficient, equitably distributed, adequately funded, and fairly financed health care that is appropriately used by an informed and empowered public. These government agencies play a big role on the implementation and sustenance of these endeavors; however, the promotion of health is not limited to their actions alone. One of the many approaches that can be utilized, particularly by medical schools and other health institutions and organizations, is the stipulation of primary health care in the community, particularly among each member of the family.

One of the goals of community medicine is to present to future health practitioners a picture of the current health situations and to provide a medium of social integration to communities in the form of an immersion with the families. This will facilitate the casting of these practitioners into well-rounded health care providers of the people equipped with the right amount of knowledge; skills;

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