DOH, NCIP, & DILG join to improve indigenous peoples’ health

A June 3, 2013, press release from the Department of Health: With the theme “KP for IPs!” or “Kalusugan Pangkalahatan (KP) for Indigenous Peoples (IPs)”, Secretary Enrique T. Ona of the Department of Health, Chairperson Zenaida Brigida H. Pawid of the National Center for Indigenous Peoples (NCIP), and Secretary Mar Roxas of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), signed the Joint Memorandum Circular “Guidelines on the Delivery of Basic Health Services for Indigenous Peoples/Indigenous Cultural Communities (IPs/ICCs)” at the Diamond Hotel, Manila, on June 3, 2013.


FDA: ISO 9001-2008 certified

A May 10, 2013, press release from the Department of Health, Food and Drug Administration: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today received its ISO 9001-2008 certification for Quality Management System (QMS) from TÜV Rheinland, Philippines, a provider of technical, safety, and certification services worldwide.


NKTI Hemodialysis Project among the Top 10 PPP Projects in East Asia, Pacific and South Asia Region

An April 24, 2013, press release from the Department of Health: The National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI), in Manila, Philippines has been recognized by the World Bank Group – International Finance Corporation and the Infrastructure Journal as one of the 40 best public-private partnerships (PPP) in the world. The NKTI was among the Top 10 projects in the East Asia, Pacific and South Asia Region.