Name of Office: Bureau of Local Health Systems Development
Refers to barangays which are specifically disadvantaged due to the presence of both physical and socio-economic factors.
1. Physical Factors - refer to characteristics that limit the delivery of and/or access to basic health services to communities that are difficult to reach due to distance, weather conditions, and transportation difficulties.
2. Socio-economic Factors - refer to social, cultural, and economic characteristics of the community that limit access to and utilization of health services.