Philippines News

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...

Around the world, gender norms influence the ability of couples and families to meet their family planning needs. HRH2030 developed the competency framework and technical brief to help service providers better understand what ‘gender sensitive communication’ really means and how to practice gender awareness....

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...

With the much-anticipated Universal Health Care Act signed into law on February 20, 2019, the Philippine government appointed a national taskforce to develop its implementing rules and regulations. The USAID-funded HRH2030 program is happy to announce the government designated Philippines Project Director Dr. Marilyn...

Audio interview with HRH2030 Philippines Project Director Dr. Marilyn Lorenzo  (Running time 8:07) On March 24, the USAID-funded HRH2030 program in the Philippines joins partners around the world to commemorate World Tuberculosis (TB) Day to raise public awareness on the impact of TB and challenges...

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,...

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...