DOH holds first ever virtual National Health Sector Meeting Adjusting to the present face-to-face restrictions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Health (DOH) conducted the 7th National Health Sector Meeting (NHSM) virtually via video conference on July 1-2, 2021.  The NHSM is a venue for dialogues and discussions on strategic health policies, continue reading : NHSM

Performance Monitoring and Strategy Management Division

PERFORMANCE MONITORING & STRATEGY MANAGEMENT DIVISION Advises and supports the DOH and its health partners in the implementation of the organizational and sector-wide strategy for the attainment of UHC, through the implementation of performance accountability and governance systems. Functions: Formulate the agency strategy map and scorecard based in the Departments strategic thrust, performance monitoring, program continue reading : Performance Monitoring and Strategy Management Division

The Health Planning Division

HEALTH PLANNING DIVISION Enables the health sector stakeholders in the development and assessment of plans and its corresponding resource requirements, and supports the DOH in advocating for adequate national government financing. Functions: Formulates the national health plans, goals and objectives including investment and budget plans for health.  Provides technical assistance, consulting and advisory services on continue reading : The Health Planning Division

The Health Policy Division

HEALTH POLICY DIVISION Advises and supports policymakers in the development and assessment of quality and evidence-based sectoral and program policies to achieve health sector goals through an inclusive and efficient policy process Functions: Formulates the health sector policy agenda covering health service delivery, health regulation, health care financing and organization development. Provides technical assistance, consulting continue reading : The Health Policy Division

The Legislative Liaison Division

LEGISLATIVE LIAISON DIVISION Supports and enables the DOH Executive Committee, bureaus, and program implementers to develop and advocate for national legislation to address the health sector needs to improve the health of the Filipino people. Functions: Formulates and conducts advocacy for the legislative agenda for health. Provides technical assistance, consulting and advisory services on matters continue reading : The Legislative Liaison Division

The Health Research Division

HEALTH RESEARCH DIVISION Provides national decision makers of the health sector with relevant research evidence for the development of sectoral policies, plans, programs and actions through an effective and efficient research management process and facilitated translation Functions: Formulates the Department’s research agenda for health and implements its health policy and systems research priorities. Provides technical continue reading : The Health Research Division