Republic of the Philippines

Public-Private Partnership Center

UP Philippine General Hospital (PGH) Manila Cancer Center Project

Project Brief
Implementing Agency

University of the Philippines (UP)

Project Description

Dedicated 200-300 bed cancer hospital providing international quality comprehensive cancer treatment for both charity and private inpatients and outpatients, with a minimum of half of all beds providing cancer treatment to underprivileged Filipinos. The private partner will design, finance, construct, and commission a new standalone hospital building to be located within UP-PGH’s Metro Manila campus with a dedicated 150-bed area for charity patients and a dedicated 50-150 bed area for paying patients. UP-PGH will provide all clinical services free of charge for charity patients, with the private sector offering clinical services to fee paying patients. The private partner will also provide all major equipment (initial and replacement), undertake maintenance, facilities management as well as non-clinical services (including cleaning, catering, laundry, and security) to the entire hospital under a 30-year PPP concession.

Indicative Cost

Php 4. 58 Billion (Nominal)

Procurement Mode


PPP Structure

Build-Transfer-Operate (BTO)

Cooperation Period

30 years




Hospitals & Healthcare


Ongoing evaluation by Approving Authorities