News Release No 2012/02
Roger Morier, tel. (+1) 202 473 5675
David Llorito, tel. (+632) 917 3047
In 2010, the Government of the Philippines launched Universal Health Care initiative, which mandated the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) to provide health insurance coverage to all Filipinos, especially the poor. It also put in place measures to improve and accredit healthcare facilities countrywide.