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Health

PBSP engages in different health projects geared towards providing improved access to quality healthcare services, particularly for maternal, neonatal, child health and nutrition (MNCHN) and TB control. PBSP operates through public-private engagements that strengthen the health systems at the national and peripheral levels.

The funds that support the Foundation’s health programs are leveraged from international donors such as the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria (TGFATM).

See list of Health projects

Flagship projects on Health

PBSP is supporting the Department of Health’s National TB Control Program on the detection, treatment, and prevention of tuberculosis in the country. The Intensifying and Mainstreaming Integrated Directly Observed Treatment Shortcourse (DOTS) in the Philippines Project (2014-2016) is a three-year project that complements and augments the programs and activities...

iFLY Program Management Training is an initiative which endeavors to promote health in the workplace. It utilizes health promotion strategies to address priority health risks and conditions, which can affect the health and productivity of workers.  It seeks to primarily address the following CHANGE health issues in the workplace: C-igarette...

The project aims to improve the health-seeking behavior among women of reproductive age on safe motherhood through the conduct of safe motherhood education sessions and enhancement of Maternal Care package at the facility level.

Accomplishments

(FY 2013 – 2014)

TB TREATMENT SUCCESS RATE

New smear positive (2011 cohort)

CASE DETECTION RATE

(2012, USG-assisted sites)

CURE RATE

(2012, cohort USG-assisted sites)

TB PREVALENCE RATE

(2012, WHO report)

hospitals

175

Private hospitals that are DOTS providing/referring.

211

Public hospitals that are DOTS providing/referring.

1,887

Referred TB cases contributed  through referral or diagnosis by private hospitals.

8,732

Referred TB cases contributed by public hospitals.

11,170

Notified TB cases (all forms) contributed by community health workers and community volunteers among all TB cases.

2,390

Notified cases with bacteriologically confirmed DRTB cases (RRTB and/or MDRTB) who began 2nd line TB treatment and community volunteers among all TB cases.

of municipalities and cities with organized barangay-level CBOs participating in TB control that are linked with TB DOTS facilities.

of LGUs with policy issuance that allocates resources for TB services.

Maternal & Healthcare

17, 490

people reached through health events.

215

barangays covered.

4,199

women reached who accessed services.

  157

barangay leaders trained.