Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Gender Issues in the Health Care System

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The Philippines is known to be one of the countries in the world that is gender-fair according to the Global Gender Gap report by the World Economic Forum. In 2018, the Philippines rose to eighth besting all the other Southeast Asian nation. In the Asia-Pacific region, only New Zealand (7th) and the Philippines (8th) were included in the top list. The Global Gender Gap looks into four categories: labor force participation, educational attainment, political empowerment, and health & survival.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

National Objectives for Health 2017-2022

The National Objectives for Health (NOH) 2017–2022 serves as the medium-term roadmap of the Philippines towards achieving universal healthcare (UHC). 

Saturday, November 24, 2018

UN adopts first resolution to fight sexual harassment

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The third committee of the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on sexual harassment, the first of its kind at the world body.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

ACD Progress Report on TA Provision to Government Agencies: 2016-2018

Alvin Dakis, certified by the Philippine Commission on Women to provide technical assistance to government agencies on Gender and Development (GAD) from 2016-2018 shares the result of his performance and TA provision.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

[GAD Resource] PCW Memorandum Circular on the Preparation of the 2020-2025 GAD Agenda

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) released a memorandum circular last September 2018 to all the Heads of Executive Departments, Agencies, Bureaus, Offices, State Universities and Colleges, Government Owned and/or Controlled Corporations, Legislative and Judiciary Branches, Constitutional Bodies and Other National Government Instrumentalities on the Revised Guidelines for the Preparation of the Gender and Development (GAD) Agenda