Source: DOH-HEMS, RDRRMC/OCDRC IV-B
I. SITUATION OVERVIEW
Based on the findings of Center for Health Development (CHD) IV-B, the diarrhea cases in Bataraza, Palawan, which started on 01 March 2011, slowly increased peaking on the 3rd week of March. Age of cases ranged from 7 months to 85 years old
A total of 430 diarrhea cases were reported from 01 March to 12 April 2011 with Brgy Culandanum having the highest attack rate 52.28% followed by Brgy Tarusan and Rio Tuba. and out of the 22 barangays in Bataraza, 17 were affected. Six (6) sitios in Brgy. Culandanum were affected namely: Sitios Linao, Apad-apad, Pajo-pajo, Kadulan, Cabinbin and Bato–bato where
Ninety (90) persons were admitted at Rio Tuba Nickel (RTN) Hospital from March 01 - 31, 2011.