Special Topic on Sectoral PPPs: Health PPP Projects

The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center conducted an online capacity building activity (OCBA) on Special Topic on Sectoral PPPs: Health PPP Projects on June 16, 2022 via Zoom, which was organized in partnership with the Department of Health (DOH), with support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

A total of 128 participants from different Local Government Units, National Government Agencies, Regional Line Agencies and Government-Owned-And-Controlled Corporations attended the event.

The resource persons were Mr. Jose Miguel J. Deanon, Dr. Gabrielle Ann T. dela Paz, and Engr. Robert Angelo V. Lim from DOH; Ms. Imari Kate S. Galvez, Ms. Maria Monica N. Fajardo, and Mr. Ricardo Benjamin D. Osorio from the PPP Center; and Dr. Joselito P. Vital, PPP Health Specialist and ADB National Consultant.

The discussion covered the following topics: 1) The Philippine health sector situation and agenda, 2) The development direction in the health sector, 3) The DOH’s role in the implementation of health PPPs, 4) Possible PPP options under the Universal Healthcare Act, 5) The PPP Center’s support in the development of healthcare PPPs, and 6) A primer on the Solicited PPP Health Guide for Implementing Agencies.