The Department of Health announces the release of the department circular in commemoration of World Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Week (WAAW) 2023, scheduled for November 18-24, 2023. To access detailed information, kindly click the link here.
The Citizens Charter for the Electronic Drug Price Monitoring System contains several steps and processes focused on certification and registration. To learn more about the Charter, please click on the link.
The Department of Health has removed certain medicines from the Government-Mediated Access Price (GMAP) list. For more details on these changes, you can access the full information of the circular here.
Procurement of Consulting Services for the Research Study entitled “Process Evaluation and Implementation Review of Executive Order (EO) No. 104 s.2020 and EO NO. 155 s.2021” Click here for the complete information.
The Department of Health-Pharmaceutical Division (DOH-PD) in collaboration with the Philippine Pharmacists Association (PPhA) conducted a face-to-face Immunizing Pharmacist Certification Program (IPCP) for Public Health Pharmacists (PHPs) with a theme of, “Empowering Public Health Pharmacists as Frontliner in the midst of pandemic through the delivery of quality health care system for the integration of Universal Health Care.”
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Republic Act No. 9502, otherwise known as the “Universally Accessible Cheaper and Quality Medicines Act of 2008,” mandated the Secretary of Health (SOH)to establish and initiate an electronic price monitoring and regulation system for drugs and medicines which is now known as the Electronic Drug Price Monitoring System (EDPMS).
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The Department of Health (DOH), together with other member agencies of the Inter-Agency Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance (ICAMR), culminated the week-long celebration of the Philippine Antimicrobial Awareness Week (PAAW) highlighting the importance of the One Health approach to combat antimicrobial resistance (AMR) fuelled by the COVID-19 pandemic threat.
Traversing towards the realization of quality primary healthcare through free access to essential medicines in support to the goals of the Universal Health Care in Region 1, Laoag City hosted the 17th Policy Dialogue on Universal Health Care and Access to Medicines through a Patient Forum at Sola Hotel, Laoag City, 18 November 2022.
The Philippine Essential Medical Device List (PEMDL) is a compilation of essential medical devices considered as important or necessary for the preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic, or rehabilitative procedures carried out in government health facilities in accordance with Administrative Order No. 2021-0038 “Framework for Philippine Essential Medical Devices List and Price Reference Index”.
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The department of health have adjusted the price of several medicines under Government-Mediated Access Price (GMAP). To know more regarding the changes you can access the full contents here.