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Towards Universal Health CareMeTA Philippines and its partners, will hold a two-day multi-stakeholder summit entitled TOWARDS UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE:  POLICY OPTIONS FOR THE PHILIPPINES which will be held on 27 – 28 October 2010 at Ramon Magsaysay Center, Manila.
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Towards Universal Health Care: Policy Options for the Philippines


The Medicines Transparency Alliance has released Final Report - Towards Universal Health Care: Policy Options for the Philippines.  The report was prepared on the two (2)-part summit on Universal Health Care held on 16-17 September 2010 and 27-28 October 2010.  The summit was attended by hundreds of stakeholders in the field of healthcare is the culminating activity of MeTA Philippines for the pilot phase.

 

Universal Health Care: A Philippine Perspective


The Medicines Transparency Alliance (MeTA) Philippines invites you to watch its documentary entitled UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE: A PHILIPPINE PERSPECTIVE which will be aired over ANC (Channel 27 - SkyCable) on 7 November 2010, Sunday, from 9:00 - 10:00 p.m.
 
The 60-minute documentary features interviews with DOH Secretary Enrique Ona, PHIC President Dr. Rey Aquino, MeTA Chair Roberto Pagdanganan, Former Health Secretary Dr. Alberto Romualdez, PGH Director Dr. Rolando Enrique Domingo, UPCM Prof. Emeritus Dr. Ernesto Domingo, Dr. Ramon Paterno of the UPM National Institutes of Health, Dr. Kenneth Hartigan-Go of the Asian Institute of Management, and UK Ambassador Stephen Lillie.
 

Towards Universal Health Care:
Policy Options For The Philippines

20 October 2010

The Medicines Transparency Alliance (MeTA) Philippines and the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Department of Health (DOH), in holding a two (2)-day multi-stakeholder summit entitled TOWARDS UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE:  POLICY OPTIONS FOR THE PHILIPPINES which will be held on 27 – 28 October 2010 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the RM Hall, Ramon Magsaysay Center, 1680 Roxas Boulevard, Manila.  This Summit is the sequel to consultations organized last 16-17 September 2010 at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM) and attended by over forty (40) representatives from various stakeholder groups concerned with improving health care in the Philippines.  Expert inputs were consolidated into a set of lessons and policy recommendations which shall be presented to a wider audience during the Summit.
 


National Summit on Transparency and Governance
in Universal Health Care


Medicines Transparency Alliance (MeTA) Philippines, with the help from Asian Institute of Management - Center for Development Management (AIM-CDM), held the first of the two-part National Summit on Transparency and Governance in Universal Health Care last 16-17 September, 2010 at the AIM Library, Makati City. The summit, which featured a number of distinguished of speakers from the field of healthcare, including Netnapis Suchonwanich, Assistant Secretary-General of National Health Security Office in Thailand, presented series of researches and studies on country's universal health care situation. Models and best practices from other countries was also discussed. Expert feedbacks and recommendations gathered will be presented to a larger group of policymakers and stakeholders during the second part of the Summit.
 


The First Pharmaceuticals Management and Good Governance Course for LGU Health Managers and Local Chief Executives



Aiming to improve access to quality and affordable healthcare services and medicines by promoting transparency and accountability in the pharmaceuticals supply chain, MeTA Philippines held its first Pharmaceuticals Management and Good Governance Course for LGU Health Managers and Local Chief Executives last 9-10 September, 2010 at the Asian Institute of Management (AIM), Benavidez cor. Trassiera Sts., Legaspi Village, Makati City. This training course was conducted for a core group of local government heads and health officers to pilot the curriculum, with the intention of building a pool of model LGUs and trainors as well.  The overall objective was to provide participants with the framework and a realistic plan of action for improving access to essential medicines in their respective LGUs.