Top cause of death in the Philippines : Stroke
According to World Health Organizations (WHO); Cardiovascular disease is the number 1 cause of death throughout the world. The disease killed 17.5 million people in 2012, that is 3 out of 10 deaths . Of this 7.4 million people died of ischemic heart disease and 6.7 million from stroke. in the third world countries but emerging countries like the Philippines , stroke remains the top cause of death.