Health Research in Region 2 Essay example

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HEALTH RESEARCH AGENDA SETTING IN REGION 2

Center for Health Development for Cagayan Valley (CHD-CV) Department of Science and Technology (DOST) National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA)

FOREWORD
The current thrust of the Department Of Health conceptualized by no less than the Hon. Secretary Himself, Dr. Francisco T. Duque, III, coined as FOURmulaONE aims to “undertake critical reforms with SPEED, PRECISION and EFFECTIVE COORDINATION directed at improving the efficiency, effectiveness and equity of the Philippine Health System in a manner that is felt and appreciated by the Filipinos, especially the poor”. Now, more than ever, the health of the Filipino people should not be the sole responsibility of DOH through CHD-CV (as
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Santos, DOST, for his unrelentness zeal and persuasion to make this R & D Agenda a reality; - Director Purita S. Danga, CHD-CV, for her wholehearted support towards research development; - Asst. Director Tita N. Callueng, CHD-CV for her unwavering enthusiasm for proactiveness in research initiatives/innovations; - Director Milagros A. Rimando, NEDA for accommodating research undertakings and providing leadership in economic and development parlance; Likewise, we also extend our thanks to the following: Retained hospitals (CVMC, VRH, SIGH, BGH) Allied agencies (DOLE, CHED, DENR, POPCOM, PHIC PHO-Cagayan Academe (CCT, MCNP, La Salette University, SPUP, ISU, SMU, SLU, CSU) Private Associations (Association of Med. Representatives) Our very own CHD-CV family headed by Dr. Myriam Tabian, Chief, HOD & her staff; Dr Bambina Reyes, Head, HHRDU & her untiring staff; Dr Edward Albano, Chief, LHAD and his staff; Mr. Pedro Calsiyao his staff, other research enthusiasts of this office and the team of the secretariat

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Table of Contents

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Foreword Acknowledgement Executive Summary Socio-Demographic Profile Overview of the Health Situation Methodology Health Research Priorities References Annexes

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Region 02 is composed of 5 provinces, 3 cities, 90 municipalities and 2,311 barangays. There do exist 885 Barangay health stations and 97

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