Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  1. What is the PSPHP?

    PSPHP stands for the Philippine Society of Public Health Physicians. It is a society of physicians dedicated to guide community, local government, agency, health organization, medical office or program in pursuit of group, community, and societal health goals. In the spirit of camaraderie and professional support, the Society shall encourage entry and strive to uplift the practice of all public health physicians towards credibility and quality. The Society shall also form a strong link with clinical and individual based medical specialties to the interest of populations and communities based on evidence, sustainability and the Philippine context.

  2. Who are eligible to join?

    All physicians currently working in the public health sector are encouraged to join. Further criteria for future members shall be determined within the year.

  3. Why should I join?

    PSPHP offers limitless opportunities for its members as they become part of a large network of physicians working as well in the various areas of public health. Research grant opportunities, human resources for health, health policymaking, and public health scholarship opportunities are just some of the offered within the Society, with its members coming from the government, private, and civil society organizations. With the changing public health landscape in the Philippines, PSPHP members are given opportunities to take the lead towards a better health care system.

  4. What activities am I expected to attend?

    PSPHP holds annual general assemblies to report to the members the accomplishments during the previous year as well as the plans for the upcoming year. The national convention likewise is held annually to serve as an avenue for professional networking and evidence generation. Continuing Professional Development Programs are held regularly to further train members in the realm of public health. Members are expected to attend these activities as part of their responsibilities.

  5. How do I join?

    Message privately to the facebook page of PSPHP your email address to receive the formal invitation and detailed instructions. Alternatively, you may send an email to secretariat@psphp.org to receive the necessary steps.