DOH has articulated strategic directions in achieving Universal Health Care (UHC) or Kalusugang Pangkalahatan (KP). These include response to the needs and issues to assess the financial risk protection, commitment to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and improve the health facilities to better serve the people.
Successful implementation entails deliberate action to mobilize resources for improving coverage and quality of interventions through partnerships/networks among all sectors. Evidence based information through research is a dynamic tool in the formulation of decision and policy making.
An alliance between DOH and PCHRD was forged
- To effectively implement the DOH Health Research Agenda, and
- To facilitate and manage research implementation in terms of identified DOH Research Agenda are implemented, disseminated and translated into action (policy formulation, program development and planning)
WHO CAN APPLY?
- Individuals or institutions
- Research team must have at least one content specialist required (well grounded understanding of health sector reforms, health economics, health financing, social sciences and policy development and program development)
Project Leader has good research track record with minimum of 2 years experience in conducting research on the subject matter