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  • How Budgeting Practices on Health-Care Equipment May Fail Government Hospitals 

    Banzon, Eduardo; Alcantara, Ma. Gerry Lyn; Diez, Maria Alyana; Sayson, Lorra Angelia (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2016-12-31)
    This Policy Note analyzes government hospitals' capital outlay, specifically the budget for equipment used directly in health-care service delivery. It finds that government hospitals do not have maintenance programs specific to their assets, especially ...
  • How Do Private Schools Fare in the Provision of Health-Care Services to Students? 

    Racelis, Rachel H. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2016-12-31)
    This Policy Note analyzes the current state of student health services provision in Philippine private schools and reviews the policy context surrounding them. Among its major findings is that the memorandum orders released by the Commission on Higher ...
  • Taking Stock of the National Greening Program Six Years Hence 

    Israel, Danilo C. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2016-12-31)
    This Policy Note reviews the performance of the NGP from 2011 to November 30, 2016 (latest available data) and discusses the results of the aforementioned analyses of the program conducted by the COA and PIDS. It aims to provide the government and other ...
  • Do capital investments in health increase local service utilization? 

    Picazo, Oscar F.; Pantig, Ida Marie T.; Ortiz, Danica Aisa P.; Aldeon, Melanie P.; Cruz, Nina Ashley O. Dela; Tanghal, Juan Alfonso O. (Philippine Institute for Development Studies, 2016-06-15)
    The Aquino administration started the Health Facilities Enhancement Program (HFEP) in 2010 to provide large-scale capital investment for increasing the stock of hospitals and health centers in the country. Given the substantial financial resource ...

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