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Philippines

  • By: Justin Corfield
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The Republic of the Philippines covers 7,107 islands and is located off the east coast of southeast Asia. It was occupied by the Spanish from 1565 who gradually expanded their rule over the whole archipelago. However they lost the Philippines in ...

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