Who should be prioritized among those who belong to priority group A3 or adults with comorbidities?

Filipinos 18-59 years old with any of the following clinically controlled comorbidities will be prioritized. Other disease conditions not included below but belonging to the general category of conditions are also eligible:

1. Chronic Respiratory Disease and Infection - asthma and respiratory allergies; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; interstitial lung diseases; cystic fibrosis; pulmonary hypertension; pulmonary tuberculosis; chronic bronchitis; histoplasmosis; bronchiectasis
2. Cardiovascular Disease - hypertension; coronary heart diseases; cardiomyopathies; peripheral artery disease; aortic diseases; rheumatic heart disease; congenital heart disease
3. Chronic Kidney Disease
4. Cerebrovascular Disease - stroke and transient ischemic attack
5. Cancer - malignancy
6. Diabetes Mellitus - Type 1 and 2
7. Obesity
8. Chronic Liver Disease - hepatitis; cirrhosis; non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
9. Neurologic Disease - dementia; Alzheimer's disease; Parkinson's disease; epilepsy and seizures; Bell's palsy; Guillan-Barre syndrome; acute spinal cord injury
10. Immunodeficiency State - genetic immunodeficiencies; secondary or acquired (i.e. prolonged use of corticosteroids); HIV infection; solid organ or blood transplant patients
11. Other Diseases - sickle cell disease or thalassemia; Down syndrome

Sunday, May 23, 2021