In the Philippines,


it is estimated that ONE in 11 Filipino adults will have goiter (bosyo), or abnormal enlargement of the thyroid gland,

and that ONE in 12 Filipino adults have some form of thyroid function disorder (hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism).4

Reference: 4. Carlos-Raboca, J et al. The Philippine Thyroid Diseases Study 1 (PhilTiDeS 1): Prevalence of Thyroid Disorders Among Adults in the Philippines. JAFES. 2012.