English Health & Medicine

EFFECT OF COVID 19 IN EXISTING POVERTY IN THE PHILIPPINES

The Philippines has a rather high rate of poverty – around 18 million of its 110 million people either live below the poverty level or are struggling to meet the daily necessities of life. COVID 19 just exacerbated this with reduced economic activities and the undercounts of COVID infections due to lack of healthcare and the availability of water for handwashing. (more…)