In the new Philippine Health Agenda Framework 2016-2022 unveiled recently, the Department of Health aims to make health care accessible for all especially to the poorest families. Thus, the DOH continues to urge Filipino doctors to serve the underserved communities and be Doctors to the Barrios (DTTB). What are the benefits of being a DTTB? Plantilla item in DOH with Salary Grade of 25 with benefits and hazard pay FREE Masters Degree in Public Management major in Health Systems and Development at Development Academy of the Philippines PhilHealth benefits/reimbursements if Rural Health Unit (RHU) assigned to is accredited DOH trainings […]
Good news to all qualified health practitioners who want to renew their S2 license given by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency or PDEA! You can now get the license conveniently through the agency’s online application and avoid the long process of waiting at the counters. Who may avail of the S2 License online application? Renewal S2 applicants, i.e. Physicians, Dentists and Veterinarians who have applied personally at PDEA and whose information were already entered into the Automated Licensing System (ALS). What are the requirements?
The Magna Carta of Public Health Workers states that public health workers shall be compensated with hazard allowances equivalent to at least twenty-five percent (25%) of monthly basic salary of those receiving salary grade 19 and below, and five percent (5%) for those with salary grade 20 and above. These covers those public health workers in hospitals, sanitaria, rural health units, main health centers, health infirmaries, barangay health stations, clinics and other health-related establishment located in difficult areas, strife-torn and embattled areas, distressed or isolated stations, prisons camp, mental hospitals, radiation-exposed clinics, laboratories or disease-infested areas, or in areas declared under state-of-calamity or emergency […]