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RPS 2021-06
Toward an Inclusive Social Insurance Coverage in the Philippines: Examining Gender Disparities
CSP-60
Delving into the Countrys Future Outlook
WP-2017-12
A Case Study of Company Best Practices on Regularization of Workers in Contracting Arrangements
WP-2017-11
A Legal Analysis on the Speedy Disposition of Labor Cases on Appeal

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PIDS WB 2021-0701
Challenges and Prospects of the Philippine Electric Vehicle Industry
PIDS WB 2021-0604
Senior High School Graduates' Prospects and Challenges in the Labor Market
PIDS WB 2021-0603
Improving the Land Tenure Security of Farmers and the Role of Agrarian Reform Beneficiary Organizations in Enhancing Agricultural Productivity
PIDS WB 2021-0602
Examining Philippine Regulatory Policies on Solid Waste Management
Socioeconomic Issues on Spotlight
                     
                     
                     
                        

Health Care Services

Human capital is the most valuable asset of a country. It is thus important that people's health and well-being are promoted and prioritized at all times. Health care services are financed broadly by the public sector and augmented by private initiatives. Providing universal coverage for all remains a big challenge for governments in many developing countries such as the Philippines.

Despite considerable progress, overall health indicators clearly show the still wide gap between the rich and the poor in terms of health care financing, access to services, and health status. These persist due to a number of issues, including institutional inefficiencies and gaps in coverage, making health all the more less inclusive in the Philippines despite a significantly growing economy.

This SocioEconomic Spotlight provides all the available studies and researches conducted by the SERP-P network members on health care services provision and financing in recent years.





PN 2011-03  New Ideas to Help the Aquino Administration Achieve its Health Agenda
DP 2011-05  Profile of Private Hospitals in the Philippines
DP 2010-02  How Are Government Hospitals Performing? A Study of Resource Management in DOH-retained Hospitals
PN 2010-15  How Are DOH Hospitals Funded?
WDS 1995-SP  Women's Health and Safe Motherhood Project
MSI 2002-ES  Social Franchising Reproductive Health Services Can It Work?A Review of the Experience
WDS 1994-HRO  Philippines-Devolution and Health Services: Managing Risks and Opportunities