ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

  • Contributors

Abstract

The UP Manila Health Policy Development Hub recognizes the invaluable contribution of the participants in the
series of roundtable discussions listed below:

RTD: Beyond Hospital Beds: Equity,
quality, and service
1. Ma. Esmeralda C. Silva, MPAf, MSPPM, PhD,
Faculty, College of Public Health, UP Manila
2. Leonardo R. Estacio, Jr., MCD, MPH, PhD, Dean,
College of Arts and Sciences, UP Manila
3. Michael Antonio F. Mendoza, DDM, MM, Faculty,
College of Dentistry, UP Manila
4. Hilton Y. Lam, MHA, PhD, Chair, UP Manila Health
Policy Development Hub; Director, Institute of Health
Policy and Development Studies, University of the
Philippines Manila
5. Irma L. Asuncion, MHA, CESO III, Director IV,
Bureau of Local Health Systems Development,
Department of Health
6. Renely Pangilinan-Tungol, MD, CFP, MPM-HSD,
Municipal Health Officer, San Fernando, Pampanga
7. Salome F. Arinduque, MD, Galing-Pook Awardee
Representative, Municipal Health Officer, San Felipe,
Zambales
8. Carmelita C. Canila, MD, MPH, Faculty, College of
Public Health, University of the Philippines Manila
9. Lester M. Tan, MD, MPH, Division Chief, Bureau of
Local Health System Development, Department of
Health
10. Anthony Rosendo G. Faraon, MD, Vice President,
Zuellig Family Foundation (ZFF)
11. Albert Francis E. Domingo, MD, Consultant, Health
System strengthening through Public Policy and
Regulation, World Health Organization
12. Jesus Randy O. Cañal, MD, FPSO-HNS, Associate
Director, Medical and Regulatory Affairs, Asian
Hospital and Medical Center
13. Christian Edward L. Nuevo, Health Policy and Systems
Research Fellow, Health Policy Development and
Planning Bureau, Department of Health
14. Paolo Victor N. Medina, MD, Assistant Professor 4,
College of Medicine, University of the Philippines
Manila
15. Jose Rafael A. Marfori, MD, Special Assistant to the
Director, Philippine General Hospital
16. Maria Teresa U. Bagaman, Committee Chair, Philippine
Society for Quality, Inc.
17. Maria Theresa G. Vera, MSc, MHA, CESO III, Director
IV, Health Facility Development Bureau, Department
of Health
18. Ana Melissa F. Hilvano-Cabungcal, MD, Assistant
Associate Dean for Planning & Development, College
of Medicine, University of the Philippines Manila
19. Fevi Rose C. Paro, Faculty, Department of Community
and Environmental Resource Planning, University of
the Philippines Los Baños
20. Maria Rosa C. Abad, MD, Medical Specialist III,
Standard Development Division, Health Facilities and
Services Regulation
21. Yolanda R. Robles, RPh, PhD, Faculty, College of
Pharmacy, University of the Philippines Manila
22. Jaya P. Ebuen, RN, Development Manager Officer,
CHDMM, Department of Health
23. Josephine E. Cariaso, MA, RN, Assistant Professor,
College of Nursing, University of the Philippines Manila
24. Diana Van Daele, Programme Manager, Cooperation
Section, European Union
25. Maria Paz de Sagun, Project Management Specialist,
USAID
26. Christopher Muñoz, Member, Yellow Warriors Society
Philippines
RTD: Health services and financing
roles: Population based- and
individual-based
1. Hilton Y. Lam, MHA, PhD, Chair, University of the
Philippines Manila Health Policy Development Hub;
Director, Institute of Health Policy and Development
Studies, University of the Philippines Manila
2. Ma. Esmeralda C. Silva, MPAf, MSPPM, PhD,
Faculty, College of Public Health, University of the
Philippines Manila
3. Leonardo R. Estacio, Jr., MCD, MPH, PhD, Dean,
College of Arts and Sciences, University of the
Philippines Manila
4. Michael Antonio F. Mendoza, DDM, MM, Faculty,
College of Dentistry, University of the Philippines
Manila
5. Mario C. Villaverde, Undersecretary, Health Policy
and Development Systems and Development Team,
Department of Health
6. Jaime Z. Galvez Tan, MD, Former Secretary, Department of Health
7. Marvin C. Galvez, MD, OIC Division Chief, Benefits
Development and Research Department, Philippine
Health Insurance Corporation
8. Alvin B. Caballes, MD, MPE, MPP, Faculty, College
of Medicine, University of the Philippines Manila
9. Carlos D. Da Silva, Executive Director, Association of
Municipal Health Maintenance Organization of the
Philippines, Inc.
10. Anthony Rosendo G. Faraon, MD, Vice President,
Zuellig Family Foundation (ZFF)

11. Albert Francis E. Domingo, MD, Consultant, Health
System strengthening through Public Policy and
Regulation, World Health Organization
12. Salome F. Arinduque, MD, Galing-Pook Awardee
Representative, Municipal Health Officer, San Felipe,
Zambales
13. Michael Ralph M. Abrigo, PhD, Research Fellow,
Philippine Institute for Developmental Studies
14. Oscar D. Tinio, MD, Committee Chair, Legislation,
Philippine Medical Association
15. Rogelio V. Dazo, Jr., MD, FPCOM, Legislation,
Philippine Medical Association
16. Ligaya V. Catadman, MM, Officer-in-charge, Health
Policy Development and Planning Bureau, Department of Health
17. Maria Fatima Garcia-Lorenzo, President, Philippine
Alliance of Patients Organization
18. Tomasito P. Javate, Jr, Supervising Economic Development
Specialist, Health Nutrition and Population Division,
National Economic and Development Authority
19. Josefina Isidro-Lapena, MD, National Board of
Director, Philippine Academy of Family Physicians
20. Maria Eliza Ruiz-Aguila, MPhty, PhD, Dean, College
of Allied Medical Professions, University of the
Philippines Manila
21. Ana Melissa F. Hilvano-Cabungcal, MD, Assistant
Associate Dean for Planning & Development, College of
Medicine, University of the Philippines Manila
22. Maria Paz P. Corrales, MD, MHA, MPA, Director III,
Department of Health-National Capital Region
23. Karin Estepa Garcia, MD, Executive Secretary, Philippine
Academy of Family Physicians
24. Adeline A. Mesina, MD, Medical Specialist III,
Philippine Health Insurance Corporation
25. Glorey Ann P. Alde, RN, MPH, Research Fellow,
Department of Health
RTD: Moving towards provincelevel integration through
Universal Health Care Act
1. Hilton Y. Lam, MHA, PhD, Chair, University of the
Philippines Manila Health Policy Development Hub;
Director, Institute of Health Policy and Development
Studies, University of the Philippines Manila
2. Ma. Esmeralda C. Silva, MPAf, MSPPM, PhD,
Faculty, College of Public Health, University of the
Philippines Manila
3. Leonardo R. Estacio, Jr., MCD, MPH, PhD, Dean,
College of Arts and Sciences, University of the
Philippines Manila
4. Michael Antonio F. Mendoza, DDM, MM, Faculty,
College of Dentistry, University of the Philippines
Manila
5. Mario C. Villaverde, Undersecretary of Health, Health
Policy and Development Systems and Development
Team, Department of Health
6. Ferdinand A. Pecson, Undersecretary and Executive
Director, Public Private Partnership Center
7. Rosanna M. Buccahan, MD, Provincial Health Officer,
Bataan Provincial Office
8. Lester M. Tan, MD, Division Chief, Bureau of Local
Health System Development, Department of Health
9. Ernesto O. Domingo, MD, FPCP, FPSF, Former
Chancellor, University of the Philippines Manila
10. Albert Francis E. Domingo, MD, Consultant, Health
System strengthening through Public Policy and
Regulation, World Health Organization
11. Leslie Ann L. Luces, MD, Provincial Health Officer,
Aklan
12. Rene C. Catan, MD, Provincial Health Officer, Cebu
13. Anthony Rosendo G. Faraon, MD, Vice President,
Zuellig Family Foundation
14. Jose Rafael A. Marfori, MD, Special Assistant to the
Director, Philippine General Hospital
15. Jesus Randy O. Cañal, MD, FPSO-HNS, Consultant,
Asian Hospital and Medical Center
16. Ramon Paterno, MD, Member, Universal Health Care
Study Group, University of the Philippines Manila
17. Mayor Eunice U. Babalcon, Mayor, Paranas, Samar
18. Zorayda E. Leopando, MD, Former President,
Philippine Academy of Family Physicians
19. Madeleine de Rosas-Valera, MD, MScIH, Senior
Technical Consultant, World Bank
20. Arlene C. Sebastian, MD, Municipal Health Officer,
Sta. Monica, Siargao Island, Mindanao
21. Rizza Majella L. Herrera, MD, Acting Senior Manager,
Accreditation Department, Philippine Health Insurance
Corporation
22. Alvin B. Caballes, MD, MPE, MPP, Faculty, College
of Medicine, University of the Philippines Manila
23. Pres. Policarpio B. Joves, MD, MPH, MOH, FPAFP,
President, Philippine Academy of Family Physicians
24. Leilanie A. Nicodemus, MD, Board of Director,
Philippine Academy of Family Physicians
25. Maria Paz P. Corrales, MD, MHA, MPA, Director III,
National Capital Region Office, Department of Health
26. Dir. Irma L. Asuncion, MD, MHA, CESO III, Director
IV, Bureau of Local Health Systems Development,
Department of Health
27. Bernard B. Argamosa, MD, Mental Health Representative, National Center for Mental Health
28. Flerida Chan, Chief, Poverty Reduction Section, Japan
International Cooperation Agency
29. Raul R. Alamis, Chief Health Program Officer, Service
Delivery Network, Department of Health
30. Mary Anne Milliscent B. Castro, Supervising Health
Program Officer, Department of Health

31. Marikris Florenz N. Garcia, Project Manager, PublicPrivate Partnership Center
32. Mary Grace G. Darunday, Supervising Budget and
Management Specialist, Budget and Management Bureau
for the Human Development Sector, Department of
Budget and Management
33. Belinda Cater, Senior Budget and Management Specialist,
Department of Budget and Management
34. Sheryl N. Macalipay, LGU Officer IV, Bureau of Local
Government and Development, Department of Interior
and Local Government
35. Kristel Faye M. Roderos, OTRP, Representative,
College of Allied Medical Professions, University of
the Philippines Manila
36. Jeffrey I. Manalo, Director III, Policy Formulation,
Project Evaluation and Monitoring Service, Public
Private Partnership Center
37. Atty. Phebean Belle A. Ramos-Lacuna, Division Chief,
Policy Formulation Division, Public Private Partnership
Center
38. Ricardo Benjamin D. Osorio, Planning Officer, Policy
Formulation, Project Evaluation and Monitoring
Service, Public Private Partnership Center
39. Gladys Rabacal, Program Officer, Japan International
Cooperation Agency
40. Michael Angelo Baluyot, Nurse, Bataan Provincial Office
41. Jonna Jane Javier Austria, Nurse, Bataan Provincial Office
42. Heidee Buenaventura, MD, Associate Director, Zuellig
Family Foundation
43. Dominique L. Monido, Policy Associate, Zuellig Family
Foundation
44. Rosa Nene De Lima-Estellana, RN, MD, Medical Officer
III, Department of Interior and Local Government
45. Ma Lourdes Sangalang-Yap, MD, FPCR, Medical Officer
IV, Department of Interior and Local Government
46. Ana Melissa F. Hilvano-Cabungcal, MD, Assistant
Associate Dean for Planning & Development, College of
Medicine, University of the Philippines Manila
47. Colleen T. Francisco, Representative, Department of
Budget and Management
48. Kristine Galamgam, Representative, Department of
Health
49. Fides S. Basco, Officer-in-charge, Chief Budget and
Management Specialist, Development of Budget and
Management
RTD: Health financing: Co-payments
and Personnel
1. Hilton Y. Lam, MHA, PhD, Chair, University of the
Philippines Manila Health Policy Development Hub;
Director, Institute of Health Policy and Development
Studies, University of the Philippines Manila
2. Ma. Esmeralda C. Silva, MPAf, MSPPM, PhD,
Faculty, College of Public Health, University of the
Philippines Manila
3. Leonardo R. Estacio, Jr., MCD, MPH, PhD, Dean,
College of Arts and Sciences, University of the
Philippines Manila
4. Michael Antonio F. Mendoza, DDM, MM, Faculty,
College of Dentistry, University of the Philippines Manila
5. Ernesto O. Domingo, MD, Professor Emeritus,
University of the Philippines Manila
6. Irma L. Asuncion, MHA, CESO III, Director IV,
Bureau of Local Health Systems Development,
Department of Health
7. Lester M. Tan, MD, MPH, Division Chief, Bureau of
Local Health System Development, Department of
Health
8. Marvin C. Galvez, MD, OIC Division Chief, Benefits
Development and Research Department, Philippine
Health Insurance Corporation
9. Adeline A. Mesina, MD, Medical Specialist III, Benefits
Department and Research Department, Philippine
Health Insurance Corporation
10. Carlos D. Da Silva, Executive Director, Association of
Health Maintenance Organization of the Philippines,
Inc.
11. Ma. Margarita Lat-Luna, MD, Deputy Director, Fiscal
Services, Philippine General Hospital
12. Waldemar V. Galindo, MD, Chief of Clinics, Ospital ng
Maynila
13. Albert Francis E. Domingo, MD, Consultant, Health
System strengthening through Public Policy and
Regulation, World Health Organization
14. Rogelio V. Dazo, Jr., MD, Member, Commission on
Legislation, Philippine Medical Association
15. Aileen R. Espina, MD, Board Member, Philippine
Academy of Family Physicians
16. Anthony R. Faraon, MD, Vice President, Zuellig Family
Foundation
17. Jesus Randy O. Cañal, Associate Director, Medical and
Regulatory Affairs, Asian Hospital and Medical Center
18. Jared Martin Clarianes, Technical Officer, Union of Local
Authorities of the Philippines
19. Leslie Ann L. Luces, MD, Provincial Health Officer,
Aklan
20. Rosa Nene De Lima-Estellana, MD, Medical Officer
III, Department of the Interior and Local Government
21. Ma. Lourdes Sangalang-Yap, MD, Medical Officer V,
Department of the Interior and Local Government

22. Dominique L. Monido, Policy Associate, Zuellig Family
Foundation
23. Krisch Trine D. Ramos, MD, Medical Officer, Philippine
Charity Sweepstakes Office
24. Larry R. Cedro, MD, Assistant General Manager, Charity
Sector, Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office
25. Margarita V. Hing, Officer in Charge, Management
Division, Financial Management Service Sector,
Department of Health
26. Dr. Carlo Irwin Panelo, Associate Professor, College of
Medicine, University of the Philippines Manila
27. Dr. Angelita V. Larin, Faculty, College of Public Health,
University of the Philippines Manila
28. Dr. Abdel Jeffri A. Abdulla, Chair, Regionalization
Program, University of the Philippines Manila
29. Christopher S. Muñoz, Member, Philippine Alliance of
Patients Organization
30. Gemma R. Macatangay, LGOO V, Department of
Interior and Local Government – Bureau of Local
Government Development
31. Dr. Narisa Portia J. Sugay, Acting Vice President, Quality
Assurance Group, Philippine Health Insurance
Corporation
32. Maria Eliza R. Aguila, Dean, College of Allied Medical
Professions, University of the Philippines Manila
33. Angeli A. Comia, Manager, Zuellig Family Foundation
34. Leo Alcantara, Union of Local Authorities of the
Philippines
35. Dr. Zorayda E. Leopando, Former President, Philippine
Academy of Family Physicians
36. Dr. Emerito Jose Faraon, Faculty, College of Public
Health, University of the Philippines Manila
37. Dr. Carmelita C. Canila, Faculty, College of Public
Health, University of the Philippines Manila
RTD: Moving towards third party
accreditation for health facilities
1. Hilton Y. Lam, MHA, PhD, Chair, University of the
Philippines Manila Health Policy Development Hub;
Director, Institute of Health Policy and Development
Studies, University of the Philippines Manila
2. Ma. Esmeralda C. Silva, MPAf, MSPPM, PhD,
Faculty, College of Public Health, University of the
Philippines Manila
3. Leonardo R. Estacio, Jr., MCD, MPH, PhD, Dean,
College of Arts and Sciences, University of the
Philippines Manila
4. Michael Antonio F. Mendoza, DDM, MM, Faculty,
College of Dentistry, University of the Philippines
Manila
5. Rizza Majella L. Herrera, MD, Acting Senior
Manager, Accreditation Department, Philippine Health
Insurance Corporation
6. Bernadette C. Hogar-Manlapat, MD, FPBA, FPSA,
FPSQua, MMPA, President and Board of Trustee,
Philippine Society for Quality in Healthcare, Inc.
7. Waldemar V. Galindo, MD, Chief of Clinics, Ospital ng
Maynila
8. Amor. F. Lahoz, Division Chief, Promotion and
Documentation Division, Department of Trade and
Industry – Philippine Accreditation Bureau
9. Jenebert P. Opinion, Development Specialist, Department of Trade and Industry – Philippine Accreditation
Bureau
10. Maria Linda G. Buhat, President, Association of
Nursing Service Administrators of the Philippines, Inc.
11. Bernardino A. Vicente, MD, FPPA, MHA, CESO
IV, President, Philippine Tripartite Accreditation for
Health Facilities, Inc.
12. Atty. Bu C. Castro, MD, Board Member, Philippine
Hospital Association
13. Cristina Lagao-Caalim, RN, MAN, MHA, Immediate
Past President and Board of Trustee, Philippine Society
for Quality in Healthcare, Inc.
14. Manuel E. Villegas Jr., MD, Vice Treasurer and Board of
Trustee, Philippine Society for Quality in Healthcare,
Inc.
15. Michelle A. Arban, Treasurer and Board of Trustee,
Philippine Society for Quality in Healthcare, Inc.
16. Joselito R. Chavez, MD, FPCP, FPCCP, FACCP,
CESE, Deputy Executive Director, Medical Services,
National Kidney and Transplant Institute
17. Blesilda A. Gutierrez, CPA, MBA, Deputy Executive
Director, Administrative Services, National Kidney and
Transplant Institute
18. Eulalia C. Magpusao, MD, Associate Director, Quality
and Patient Safety, St. Luke’s Medical Centre Global
City
19. Clemencia D. Bondoc, MD, Auditor, Association of
Municipal Health Officers of the Philippines
20. Jesus Randy O. Cañal, MD, FPSO-HNS, Associate
Director, Medical and Regulatory Affairs, Asian Hospital
and Medical Center
21. Maria Fatima Garcia-Lorenzo, President, Philippine
Alliance of Patient Organizations
22. Leilanie A. Nicodemus, MD, Board of Directors,
Philippine Academy of Family Physicians
23. Policarpio B. Joves Jr., MD, President, Philippine
Academy of Family Physicians
24. Kristel Faye Roderos, Faculty, College of Allied Medical
Professions, University of the Philippines Manila
25. Ana Melissa Hilvano-Cabungcal, MD, Assistant
Associate Dean, College of Medicine, University of the
Philippines Manila
26. Christopher Malorre Calaquian, MD, Faculty, College
of Medicine, University of the Philippines Manila
27. Emerito Jose C. Faraon, MD, Faculty, College of
Public Health, University of the Philippines Manila

28. Carmelita Canila, Faculty, College of Public Health,
University of the Philippines Manila
29. Oscar D. Tinio, MD, Representative, Philippine Medical
Association
30. Farrah Rocamora, Member, Philippine Society for
Quality in Healthcare, Inc
RTD: RA 11036 (Mental Health Act):
Addressing Mental Health Needs of
Overseas Filipino Workers
1. Hilton Y. Lam, MHA, PhD, Chair, University of the
Philippines Manila Health Policy Development Hub;
Director, Institute of Health Policy and Development
Studies, University of the Philippines Manila
2. Leonardo R. Estacio, Jr., MCD, MPH, PhD, UP
Manila Health Policy Development Hub; College of
Arts and Sciences, UP Manila
3. Ma. Esmeralda C. Silva, MPAf, MSPPM, PhD, UP
Manila Health Policy Development Hub; College of
Public Health, UP Manila
4. Michael Antonio F. Mendoza, DDM, UP Manila
Health Policy Development Hub; College of Dentistry,
UP Manila
5. Frances Prescilla L. Cuevas, RN, MAN, Director,
Essential Non-Communicable Diseases Division,
Department of Health
6. Maria Teresa D. De los Santos, Workers Education and
Monitoring Division, Philippine Overseas Employment
Administration
7. Andrelyn R. Gregorio, Policy Program and Development Office,Overseas Workers Welfare Administration
8. Sally D. Bongalonta, MA, Institute of Family Life &
Children Studies, Philippine Women’s University
9. Consul Ferdinand P. Flores, Department of Foreign
Affairs
10. Jerome Alcantara, BLAS OPLE Policy Center and
Training Institute
11. Andrea Luisa C. Anolin, Commission on Filipino
Overseas
12. Bernard B. Argamosa, MD, DSBPP, National Center
for Mental Health
13. Agnes Joy L. Casino, MD, DSBPP, National Center
for Mental Health
14. Ryan Roberto E. Delos Reyes, Employment Promotion
and Workers Welfare Division, Department of Labor
and Employment
15. Sheralee Bondad, Legal and International Affairs
Cluster, Department of Labor and Employment
16. Rhodora A. Abano, Center for Migrant Advocacy
17. Nina Evita Q. Guzman, Ugnayan at Tulong para sa
Maralitang Pamilya (UGAT) Foundation, Inc.
18. Katrina S. Ching, Ugnayan at Tulong para sa Maralitang
Pamilya (UGAT) Foundation, Inc.
RTD: (Bitter) Sweet Smile of Filipinos
1. Dr. Hilton Y. Lam, Institute of Health Policy and
Development Studies, NIH
2. Dr. Leonardo R. Estacio, Jr., College of Arts and
Sciences, UP Manila
3. Dr. Ma. Esmeralda C. Silva, College of Public Health,
UP Manila
4. Dr. Michael Antonio F. Mendoza, College of Dentistry,
UP Manila
5. Dr. Ma. Susan T. Yanga-Mabunga, Department of
Health Policy & Administration, UP Manila
6. Dr. Danilo L. Magtanong, College of Dentistry, UP
Manila
7. Dr. Alvin Munoz Laxamana, Philippine Dental
Association
8. Dr. Fina Lopez, Philippine Pediatric Dental Society, Inc
9. Dr. Artemio Licos, Jr.,Department of Health National
Association of Dentists
10. Dr. Maria Jona D. Godoy, Professional Regulation
Commission
11. Ms. Anna Liza De Leon, Philippine Health Insurance
Corporation
12. Ms. Nicole Sigmuend, GIZ Fit for School
13. Ms. Lita Orbillo, Disease Prevention and Control Bureau
14. Mr. Raymond Oxcena Akap sa Bata Philippines
15. Dr. Jessica Rebueno-Santos, Department of Community
Dentistry, UP Manila
16. Ms. Maria Olivine M. Contreras, Bureau of Local
Government Supervision, DILG
17. Ms. Janel Christine Mendoza, Philippine Dental
Students Association
18. Mr. Eric Raymund Yu, UP College of Dentistry
Student Council
19. Dr. Joy Memorando, Philippine Pediatric Society
20. Dr. Sharon Alvarez, Philippine Association of Dental
Colleges

Published
2020-12-26