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Registration to PHCon 2020

The 2nd Philippine Society of Public Health Physicians‘ National Convention (PHCon) is happening this 16-18 SEPTEMBER 2020! This year’s theme: “Health for Our People: Designing Change.” Watch out as we release the program! EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION RATES (until August 28):PSPHP Member – 2,500PSPHP Member (w 2020 Annual Fee) – 3,500Non-member – 2,500Group of 5 – 10,000 […]

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What’s Next for COVID-19 Contact Tracing

On July 9, the Development Academy of the Philippines Graduate School of Public and Development Management (DAP-GSPDM), in partnership with the Philippine Society of Public Health Physicians (PSPHP) and the Action on Economic Reform (AER), conducted a webinar titled “What’s Next for COVID-19 Contact Tracing”. Attended by over 150 participants from different regions of the […]

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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 […]