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PSPHP releases 2Q Newsletter

PSPHP is delighted to share with you the activities the PSPHP conducted over the previous quarter, highlighting the COVID-19 response. The PSPHP is grateful for the organizations and individuals who’ve supported the PSPHP activities throughout the 2nd quarter. We are still accepting donations to the PHFund to support the public health initiatives including capacity building, disease modeling, and […]

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PSPHP releases Version 2 of Recommendations for Community-Based Management of COVID-19

ACCESS THE FILE AT: bit.ly/COVID19CommunityManagement BACKGROUND The Philippine Society of Public Health Physicians (PSPHP), Alliance for Improving Health Outcomes (AIHO), and the Foundation For Family Medicine Educators, Inc. (FAMED) released the Version 1 of the 4-Part Recommendations for Community-Based Management of COVID-19 (CBMC) for LGUs on March 29, 2020. The recommendations outline an LGU-led approach […]

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PSPHP weighs in on a global discussion of COVID-19 effects on mothers and babies

A total of 349  participants from 49 countries and a lively open forum! This reflects the relevance of COVID-19 effects on maternal and newborn care. Without clear information and practical guidance, health workers struggle to balance personal safety with quality patient care. Clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) can facilitate clarity of thought in decision-making. CPGs also […]

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Three-Part Guidance Documents for Palliative Care of Patients including those with Life-Threatening Illness

The Philippine Society of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (PSHPM) and Hospice Philippines, through the support of The Ruth Foundation and the Philippine Society of Public Health Physicians (PSPHP), is providing guidance documents for communities, RHUs and hospitals especially outside cities. These recommendations are useful in the COVID situation as health facilities and hospitals are in […]

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Recommendations for Research in COVID-19 Public Health Response

The Philippine Society of Public Health Physicians conducted a rapid scoping with different experts and technical agencies to determine pertinent COVID-19 research questions across different public health themes. These recommendations have been submitted to various national government agencies and institutions directly involved in COVID-19 response and research to review and consider for funding. Schools and […]

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PSPHP collaborates with partners for LIGTAs COVID Center Designs

Useful proposed design for LGUs to turn basketball courts into LIGTAs COVID Centers for PUMs and PUIs (possible/suspect). This is a collaboration between Palafox Associates and Palafox Architecture Group, Philippine Society of Public Health Physicians, Alliance for Improving Health Outcomes (AIHO), Asian Institute of Management Masters in Innovation and Business (AIM MSIB) graduate students and […]

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PSPHP releases Recommendations on Community-Based Management of COVID-19

The Philippine Society of Public Health Physicians (PSPHP) and Alliance for Improving Health Outcomes (AIHO), supported by the Foundation For Family Medicine Educators, Inc. (FAMED), are releasing a 4-part Recommendation for Community-Based Management of COVID-19 that can be used by LGUs. The document has been submitted to DOH for adoption. The objectives of this recommendation are to:1. Guide LGUs […]

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PSPHP conducts LGU TA

PSPHP formed a technical group to discuss how we, as a society of public health physicians, can be of help to the country as we battle the COVID-19 pandemic. The group includes experts in hospital management, disease surveillance, epidemiology, health systems, public management, community health, risk communication, disaster management, and infectious diseases. The fruit of […]