Improving Access to Quality Health Services in the Philippines

In this three questions piece, HRH2030 Technical Project Manager Mekdelawit Bayu discusses HRH2030’s activity for enhancing supervision to strengthen health worker performance and health system viability....

In the Philippines, USAID’s HRH2030 program is partnering with the Leyte Provincial Health Office to implement a pre-post intervention research study to measure the effects of enhancing health worker supervision by introducing digital integration, data use, and self-assessment innovations....

Roxanne Ward Zaghab, MSW, DM, CKM, is a leader and innovator in online adult education for development and health practitioners and a prolific author on the topic of learner-centric engagement. Her passion is the human-technology interface including knowledge transfer in resource-constrained settings. At...

“The Philippines just passed the Universal Health Care Act in February 2019, so now is a perfect time for the country to elevate the training of human resources for health beyond merely producing adequate numbers of practitioners,” says Dr. Marilyn Lorenzo, HRH2030 Philippines Project...

Midwife Carina Manalo sits in a taxicab in Caloocan City, horns blazing around her. Carina checks her watch. Traffic is at a standstill, which is not unusual, but is a burden during a busy workday. The thought of saving time and attending trainings remotely...

[caption id="attachment_34087" align="alignright" width="586"] Click to enlarge the Philippines Activity Conceptual Framework[/caption] In recent years, the Government of the Philippines has made landmark decisions to strengthen its health system. In 2012, the nation issued the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law to guarantee universal access to...