Carl Abelardo T. Antonio, MD MPH
Assistant Professor
Department of Health Policy and Administration

Dr. Carl Antonio is a public health practitioner with experience in health services administration and health services research gained from work in government and with the private sector since 2009. He is a tenured faculty in public health at the University of the Philippines Manila, teaching public health administration, health services research and maternal and child health in the College of Public Health, and management and primary health care informatics in the College of Medicine.

Dr. Antonio actively leads, or co-manages, research and consultancy projects for government agencies, industry, and civil society focused on various aspects of local health systems strengthening. In addition, he serves as expert collaborator for the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study led by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington; Affiliate Member of the Center for Health Trends and Forecasts in the same institution; technical referee for the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development; and Associate Editor of BMC Health Services Research.

To date, Dr. Antonio has over 40 refereed papers in national and international journals and conferences on his primary areas of interest (i.e., local health systems, urban health, tuberculosis, and maternal and child health).

Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. Antonio worked for the health department of the Pasay City Government (2009–13). At one point, he had simultaneous oversight over three community health centers and an aggregate of 100 professional and lay health staff serving nearly 20 barangays (villages) with a total population of around 75,000 (three quarters of these belong to the urban poor).

Dr. Antonio completed his medical and public health degrees from the University of the Philippines, and is a member of the Royal Society for Public Health, Institute of Healthcare Management, Australasian College of Health Service Management, and American Public Health Association.

View Dr. Antonio's Google Scholar profile here: https://scholar.google.com.ph/citations?user=B5EroboAAAAJ&hl=en

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Publications

  • Antonio, CT, Hernandez, PMR, Tolabing, MCC, Ignacio, MSEI and RR Quizon. Promoting socially relevant public health projects and researches: highlights from the Public Health Conference, SEAMEO TropMed Philippines, November 13, 2015, Manila, Philippines. Philippine Journal of Health Research and Development. (2016); 20 (1); 73-76
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Antonio CT.. Contribution of private sector hospitals in the detection and treatment of tuberculosis.. Acta Med Philippines. (2014); 48(3); 52–7
  • 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); ;
  • 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
  • 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;
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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