Department of Health Policy and Administration

Vision

The Department of Health Policy and Administrtaion is inspired by three-pronged visions:

to be the management school for the health sector
to be the center for health policy studies
to be the center for health systems research

Mission

The Department of Health Policy and Administration seeks to renew its mission by being the resource for graduate education, research, leadership and expertise in management and policy studies. It shall provide the highest standard of advanced instruction, applied, participatory and action research; training, consulting and networking in health management and policy develpment and studies.


Degree Programs

Master of Hospital Administration
Master of Arts in Health Policy Studies


Training Programs

  1. Short Course on Dental Public Health
  2. Short Course on Hospital Accounting and Selected PhilHealth Updates
  3. Short Course on Hospital Financial Management
  4. Organizational Development for Health Care Institution
  5. Basic Course on Management for Middle Level Health Professionals
  6. Short Course on Organization and Management of Selected Hospital Clinical & Ancillary Departments and Support Services
  7. Short Course on Safe and Green Hospitals
  8. Ensuring Highly Performing Human Resource for Health Teams through Effective Human Resource Management
  9. ICD-10 Training Course for Coders
  10. Short Course on Health Policy: Management of Health Policy Implementation
  11. Health Program Monitoring and Evaluation in Health Care Management Short Course
  12. Total Quality Management Short Course
  13. Short Course on Strategic Planning and Management
  14. Basic Training Course in Occupational Dental Health
  15. Executive Course in Hospital Administration


Researches

  • Effects of the Asean Economic Crisis on HIV-AIDS Program in the Phillippines (2000)
  • Burden of Disease "Dengue in the Philippines" (September 2006)
  • Evaluation of National Reproductive Health Programme (Mission Report in Mongolia), WHO.
  • Health Care Waste Management Programs of Province - Based Private Hospitals: 2 Case Studies, Submitted to UP Manila Journal for publication.
  • Health Policy and Strategic Planning Program, Philippine Health Case Fact Book Project
  • Innovative Health Sciences Education Partnership Program
  • Medical Human Resource Development Implications of Physician to Nurse Shift in Tarlac Provincial Hospital. Submitted to UP Manila Journal for publication.
  • An Assessment of the Philippine Department of Health Retained Hospitals to Levels of Performance, Budget Appropriations & Coverage & Mean Cost of Services Rendered: 1999-2003; UP Manila-National Institute of Health., Jan 1, 1999 to Jan 1, 2003


Publications/Creative Works

  • Del Castillo, R.. Sexual risk behaviors among Asian and Pacific Islander gay and bisexual men in the United States. . (2016); ;
  • Del Castillo, R.. How to recognize and respond to microaggressions in everyday life. Psychological Association of the Philippines Convention, Pampanga.. (2016); ;
  • Del Castillo, R. . Sexual orientation microaggression and heterosexism in daily life. . Behavioral Sciences National Conference. (2016); ;
  • Antonio C. Global Burden of Disease Cancer Collaboration. The Global Burden of Cancer 2013. JAMA Oncol. . (2015); ;
  • Antonio C. Enhancing patient experience in a community health center: Lessons learned from a highly-urbanized city in the Philippines. In: Nancarrow S, editor. Proceedings of the 4th Annual Global Healthcare Conference (GHC 2015). 4th Annual Global Healthcare Confer. Global Science & Technology Forum. (2015); ; 40-43
  • Del Castillo R.. . A qualitative evaluation of mental healthcare delivery in the Western Visayas, Philippines. Phil J Health Res Dev. 2015. (2015); ;
  • Antonio C. GBD 2013 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators. Global, regional, and national age–sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study . Lancet. (2015); 385; 117-71
  • Antonio CT. The youth’s role in advancing the state of the nation’s health.. Acta Med Philipp. . (2015); 49(3); 84–7
  • Tendilla JE, Lim JM, Antonio CT. Reducing maternal mortality due to postpartum hemorrhage in the Philippines. Philippines. Phil J Health Res Dev. 2015 . (2015); 19(3); 48-54
  • Del Castillo, RT. “Mental health and human rights: Identifying and defending the right to mental health,” learning session, Psychological Association of the Philippines Convention 2015. . (2015); ;
  • Antonio CT.. Contribution of private sector hospitals in the detection and treatment of tuberculosis.. Acta Med Philippines. (2014); 48(3); 52–7
  • Antonio C, Alejaga C, Benedicto E, Erfe J, Infantado N. Implementing a TB prevention and control program for private workplaces in Southern Luzon, Philippines. In: Nancarrow S, editor. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Global Healthcare Conference (GHC 2014). 3rd Annual Global Healthcare Conference 2014; 2014 Jun . Global Science & Technology Forum. (2014); ; 72-80
  • Del Castillo, R. Crowdfunding low-cost mental health treatment and high-impact mental health skills, Global Health and Innovation Conference. . (2014); ;
  • Antonio C. Increasing access to government primary care health facilities: Quality improvements matter. In: Handbook on the Emerging Trends in Scientific Research. International Conference on Emerging Trends in Scientific Research; 2014 Mar 15-16; Kuala Lumpur, Mala. Pak Publishing Group; 2014. pp. 280-284. ISBN 9789699347160. (Aust. J. Basic Appl. Sci. (2014); 8 (8); 38-42
  • Del Castillo, RT. DSM-5 and ICD-10: Transitions and intersection,” learning session, Psychological Association of the Philippines Convention.. . (2014); ;
  • Lawas, ND et al.. A Manual in LGU Scorecard Institutional Validation System. . (2013); ;
  • GBD 2013 DALYs and HALE Collaborators, Murray CJ, Barber RM, Foreman KJ, Abbasoglu Ozgoren A, Abd-Allah F, Abera SF et al (610 authors, with Antonio CA). Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 306 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 188 countries, 1990-2013: quantifying the epidemiological transition. Lancet. 2015 Nov 28;386(10009):2145–91. doi: 1. . (2013); ;
  • Lorenzo, FME et al. Guidelines on Transforming and Scaling Up Health Professionals Education in WHO Transforming and Scaling up Health Professionals Education & Training WHO Guidelines 2013.. . (2013); ;
  • Faraon, EJA, Estrada, JAG, Farillas, ELF, Mabera, FRD, Paras, AMP, Pastrana, MKR, and Yap, AMLS. . Significant Predictors of Uderutilization of Inpatient Benefits Among PhilHealth Members in Selected Barangays in Manila. . ACTA MEDICA PHILIPPINA. (2013); 47 (3);
  • Silva, Ma. Esmeralda and Sathirakorn Pongpanich. Store availability and in-store availability of basic diabetic-healthy food options in selected barangays in Davao City, Philippines.. Journal for Health Research.. (2012); 27 (30);
  • Churunrutai Kanchanachitra, Magnus Lindelow, Timothy Johnston, Piya Hanvorangchai, Fely Marilyn Lorenzo, Nguyen Lan Huong, Siswonto Agus Wilopo, Jennifer Frances de la Rosa. Human Resources For Health In Southeast Asia: Shortages, distributional challenges and international trade in health services . Health In Southeast Asia ( Special Series) The Lancet . (2011); ;
  • Garcia, FB Jr., De las Llagas, LA.. An Examination of the Spatial Factors of Dengue Cases in QC, Phil.: A Geographic Information System (GIS) - based Approach, 2005-2008. Acta Medica Philippina. (2011); 45 (1); 53-62
  • Perez A, Antonio C, Consunji R. The sinking of the MV Doña Paz – A critique on maritime disaster preparedness in the Philippines: I. An analysis of the event.. Acta Medica Philippina. (2011); 45 (3); 28-32
  • Perez A, Antonio C, Consunji R. The sinking of the MV Doña Paz – A critique on maritime disaster preparedness in the Philippines: II. Policy implications.. Acta Medica Philippina. (2011); 45 (3); 33-7
  • Antonio C, Consunji R. The epidemiology of child drowning injury in the Philippines.. Acta Medica Philippina. (2011); 45 (3); 38-34
  • Lorenzo, FME et al. Physical and Human Resources, The Philippines Health International Reference System Review, WHO HITS series 2011 . . (2011); ;
  • Silva, Ma. Esmeralda and M. Johnson. Improving geographic accessibility to community-based health facilities in Davao City through location-allocation models.. Acta Medica Philippina.. (2009); 23 (3); 18-24
  • Lorenzo, FME et al.. Nursing Migration from a Source Country Perspective: Philippine Country Case Study. Health Services Research. (2007); 42 (3);
  • Lorenzo, FME. Health Worker Migration, Philippine Country Case Study. ILO Working Paper, Geneva. (2007); ;
  • Monse B.,Yanga-Mabunga MS. The National Oral Health Survey from the Philippines Urgent Oral Needs. Developing Dentistry (ISSN 1811-6132). (2007); 8 (1);
  • Flores, LS & Sison, FM. Resource Mix of the Most Commonly - Ordered Lab and Radiologic Exams at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in UP Los Baños, Laguna. UP Manila Journal. (2006); 11;
  • Silva, Ma. Esmeralda and M. Johnson. The Davao City Health System: An Approach to Optimally Locating Community Health Facilities.. . (2006); ;
  • M. Lorenzo, FME, Buchan, J., Kingma. International Migration of Nurses: Trends and Policy Implications. Issue Papers, ICN Geneva. (2005); ;
  • dela Peña, JO, Lawas, ND, & Sison, FM.. Financial Performance of Private Tertiary Hospitals in the Philippines1997-2003: Policy Implications. UP Manila Journal. (2005); 10 (1);
  • Lorenzo, M., Sarol, J., Azcuna, R., Dror, D., Soriano, Elmer. Field Based Evidence of Enhanced Health Care Utilization Among Persons Insured by Micro Health Insurance in the Philippines. Health Policy Journal. (2004); ;
  • Lawas, N.. Evaluation on the Feasibility of the Philippine Local Health Information System Project. The UP Manila Journal. (2004); 9;
  • Lorenzo, FME. Philippine Health Care Fact Book Volume 1, UP Manila, The Health Science Center in cooperation with Information Publication and Public Affairs Office. Editor Manila. (2003); 1;
  • Silva, Ma. Esmeralda. Investment Promotions: Image Management. Basic Investment Promotions Officers Course Manual.. ADDU Resource Center for Local Governance. Ateneo de Davao University. Davao City, Philippines. (2002); ;
  • Silva, M. E. and R. N. Tagarino. Investing in Health Care: An Analysis of the Performance and Financing of Davao City’s Public Health Care System.. ISPPS Working Paper Series 2001-03, Institute of Strategic Planning and Policy Studies, College of Public Affairs, University of the Philippines Los Baños, College, Laguna. (2001); ;
  • Lawas, N.. An Exploratory Study on the Demand for Services of Public and Private Hospitals in the Philippines. The UP Manila Journal. (2001); 6 (3);
  • Llanes, MDM, Lorenzo, FME.. Survey of the Educational Qualifications of the Deans & Faculty of College of Nursing in the Philippines. Philippine Journal of Nursing Education. (2000); ;
  • Lorenzo, FME et al.. Analysis of Policy Options in Addressing Nursing Surplus and Globalization Effects in the Philippines. UP Manila Journal. (2000); 5 (1);
  • Lorenzo, FME et al.. The Compendium of Round Table Discussions on Tobacco Control in the Philippines. UP Manila Journal. (2000); 6 (1);
  • Lorenzo FME, Corcega, TF, et al. Nurse Supply and Demand in the Philippines. UP Manila Journal. (2000); 5 (1);
  • Del Castillo, RT. “Critical thinking and probing skills for middle managers,” workshop, Human Resources Management Office, Western Visayas Medical Center, Iloilo City.. . ; ;
  • Del Castillo, RT. “Advancing the field of psychology for a sustainable and unified ASEAN.” Department of Psychology, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines.. . ; ;
  • assebaum NJ, Bertozzi-Villa A, Coggeshall MS, Shackelford KA, Steiner C, Heuton KR et al (349 authors, with Antonio CA). Global, regional, and national levels and causes of maternal mortality during 1990—2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Lancet. 2014. ; 384(9947); 980–1004. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)60696-6.
  • Lawas, ND, Javier, RS, Antonio, CT, Faraon, EA, Mabunga, ST, Tobias, EM. Health Human Resource needs of Government Hospitals in the Philippines. . Acta Medica Philippina.. ; 48 (3); 20-25
  • Javier, RS. Prevalence and Characteristics of Admissions due to Urolithiasis at the Amosup-Seamen’s Hospital.. . ; ;
  • GBD 2013 Risk Factors Collaborators, Forouzanfar MH, Alexander L, Anderson HR, Bachman VF, Biryukov S, Brauer M et al (721 authors, with Antonio CA). Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 188 countries, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013.. . ; 386(10010):2287–323. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00128-2;
  • Javier, RS. Assessment of Performance Among Tertiary Hospital in the Philippines.. . ; ;
  • Antonio C, Hilario T. Lessons from implementing a mass vaccination campaign in a highly-urbanized city in the Philippines. In: Proceedings of IACSC 2013; 4th International Academic Consortium for Sustainable Cities Symposium. UP-CPH Foundation, Inc. ; ; 164-184
  • Javier, RS. Determine the Drinking Levels and the Associated Demographic and Onboard Service Factors Among Filipino Seaferers in Manila, Philippines.. . ; ;
  • Murray C. Ortblad K, Guinovart C, Lim S, Wolock T, Roberts D, Faraon EJA, et al.. Global, regional, and national incidence and mortality for HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. LANCET.. ; 384 (9947); 1005-1070
  • Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 Collaborators (679 authors, with Antonio CA). Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 301 acute and chronic diseases and injuries in 188 countries, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Lancet. ; 386(9995); 743-800. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60692-4.
  • Del Castillo, RT. Philippines: The state of the mental health care system in the Western Visayas,” field research, Center for Health Development, Western Visayas, Department of Health, Region 6.. . ; ;
  • Global Burden of Disease Cancer Collaboration, Fitzmaurice C, Dicker D, Pain A, Hamavid H, Moradi-Lakeh M, MacIntyre MF et al (132 authors, with Antonio CA). The global burden of cancer 201. JAMA Oncol. . ; 1(4); 505–27. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.0735.
  • GBD 2013 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators (712 authors, with Antonio CA).. Global, regional, and national age–sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Lancet. ; 385(9963); 17–71. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61682-2.