Improving Access to Quality Health Services in the Philippines

On February 20, 2019, President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Universal Health Care Act in the Philippines. A milestone legislation for the nation, the law aims to address a myriad of health system challenges, including shortages of qualified health professionals, health human resource distribution imbalances, and...

With officials from the Department of Health, local government representatives, and stakeholders from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, HRH2030 celebrated the launch of its new Philippines activity on May 29 with an event entitled, “Investing in the Health Workforce Saves Lives.” USAID/Philippines Director Lawrence Hardy II...

The USAID HRH2030 program announces the start of a new collaboration with the Philippines Department of Health to strengthen the country’s health workforce. The launch of HRH2030 comes at a critical time as current imbalances in the development and distribution of health workers pose challenges to...