ISPOR Philippines Regional Chapter

Chapter Activities

  • The Conference "Role of Empowered Decision-Making in Ensuring Access to Quality Care and Rationalizing Healthcare Costs in the Philippines"
    Makati City, Philippines

    In coordination with Pfizer, the Chapter organized one-day conference entitled "The Role of Empowered Decision-Making in Ensuring Access to Quality Care and Rationalizing Healthcare Costs in the Philippines" on 11 November, 2015 at the Asian Institute of Management, Makati City.



  • Seminar "Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs): Focus on Quality of Life"
    2015

    The seminar "Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs): Focus on Quality of Life" was held on 5 May at RBE Auditorium, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH).


  • Workshop “Health-related Quality of Life Measurement: The Role of the EQ-5D"
    2014 in Pasay City

    The Chapter supported and attended the workshop “Health-related Quality of Life Measurement: The Role of the EQ-5D” conducted by The Department of Health through the National Center for Pharmaceutical Access and Management in November 6, 2014 at the Heritage Hotel, Pasay City. The workshop was led by international experts from EuroQol and UK NICE. Professor Nina T. Castillo-Carandang presented their team’s experience on using EQ5D among adult Filipinos (20-50 years old) in the Life Course Study in Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology (LIFECARE).

    * ISPOR Philippines chapter currently has a Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/isporphil

    * The Department of Clinical Epidemiology, College of Medicine, University of the Philippines is a transdisciplinary teaching, research, and policy unit department composed of clinical epidemiologists, health social scientists, clinical economists, and biostatisticians. The Department offers courses on health policy, health social science, clinical economics, and research methods in health. More information can be viewed at http://dce.upm.edu.ph/clinical-epidemiology/


  • Introduction to Health Services & Outcomes Research: Responding to the Need to Organize, Analyze and Concretize Local Health Data.
    Training Workshop

    In cooperation with Pfizer Inc., Philippines Chapter conducted a two- day training workshop on Health Services & Outcomes Research (HSOR) in 28-29 October, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria. This workshop introduced strategies and methodologies employed in HSOR and included discussions on Health Economic Evaluation, Health Technology Assessment (HTA), and Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Evaluation Research. Experts from the Health Services and Outcomes Research (HSOR) unit of Singapore’s National Healthcare Group and Dr. Jim P. Doherty, (ISPOR Asia Consortium Founding Member; and currently with Pfizer International) spoke at the workshop. Ninety participants representing local academic and research institutions, hospital research teams, pharmaceutical companies, and the national health department attended the workshop. 


About Chapter

Chapter Leadership
PresidentDr. Kenneth Hartigan-Go
President-Elect
Secretary/TreasurerMr. Teodoro Padilla
DirectorDr. Melissa Guerrero
DirectorDr. Cristobal Dumo, Jr.
Links / Resources

Chapter Constitution

Philippines Regional Chapter Constitution

Annual Reports

Annual Report 2014


Contact Information

ISPOR Philippines Regional Chapter Office
Professor Nina Castillo-Carandang
Department of Clinical Epidemiology College of Medicine, University of the Philippines Manila
Rm.103 - Paz Mendoza Bldg, 547 Pedro Gil Street
Ermita, Manila 1000, Philippines

Tel/fax: Office Tel.No. (+63-2) 5228380; Office TeleFax (+63-2) 5254098
E-mail: nina.castillo@gmail.com

Philippines
Established May 2012
ISPOR Philippines Chapter meeting
ISPOR Philippines Chapter meeting
Chapter President Dr. Kenneth Hartigan-Go
Chapter President Dr. Kenneth Hartigan-Go
Health Services & Outcomes Research Training Workshop in October 2014
Health Services & Outcomes Research Training Workshop in October 2014

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