Program & Speakers

Prof. Federico M. Macaranas

PHD, AIM
(Welcome Remarks)

Dr. Victor Joseph Yamat

Managing Director, Havas Life SEA
(Objectives of the Forum and Session Objectives)

Mr. Teodoro B. Padilla, MBA

Executive Director, PHAP
(Introduction of Presenters & Panelists)

Hon. Janette P. Loreto-Garin, MD, MBA-H

Secretary of Health
(Milestones & Challenges and the National Objectives for Health)

Hon. Manuel M. Dayrit, MD, MSC

Former Secretary of Health; Dean, Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health
(Current Research Efforts on Kalusugan Pangkalahatan (KP) or Universal Health Care (UHC) in the Philippines Showing Evidence for Achieving the Goal)

Dr. Rebecca M. Ramos, FPOGS

Senior Consultant & FP/MCHN Advisor, UPEcon Health Policy Development Program
(How Can We Reduce Preventable Deaths of Mothers and Babies?)

Dr. Carlo Irwin A. Panelo, MA

Chief of Party, UPEcon Health Policy Development Program
(How Can We Reduce Preventable Deaths of Mothers and Babies?)

Ms. Karen Villanueva

Consultant, Philippine Alliance of Patient Organizations
(Panel A: Patient Groups and Civil Society Organizations)

Ms. Kara Magsanoc-Alikpala

Founder, I Can Serve Foundation
(Panel A: Patient Groups and Civil Society Organizations)

Mr. Josef De Guzman

President, Psoriasis Philippines (PsorPhil)
(Panel A: Patient Groups and Civil Society Organizations)

Dr. Maria Asuncion Silvestre

Founder, Kalusugan ng Mag-Ina, Inc.
(Panel A: Patient Groups and Civil Society Organizations)

Atty. Alexander A. Padilla

President & CEO, Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth)
(Panel B: Experts )

Prof. Ernesto O. Domingo, MD

Professor Emeritus, UP College of Medicine
(Panel B: Experts)

Dr. John Q. Wong, MSc

CEO, EpiMetrics Inc.
(Panel B: Experts)

Mr. Oscar F. Picazo, MA

Senior Research Consultant, Philippine Institute of Development Studies (PIDS)
(Panel B: Experts)

Ms. Ute Schumann, PhD

Team Leader, Health Policy Planning & Financing Expert, EU Philippine Health Sector Reform Contract
(Panel B: Experts)

Mr. Roberto M. Pagdanganan

Chairman, Medicines Transparency Alliance (MeTA) Philippines
(Objectives of the Session)

Dr. Anthony C. Leachon, FPCP, FACP

President, PCP Foundation Inc.; Independent Director, PhilHealth Representative of the Monetary Board; Executive Director, USTMAA
(Addressing Health Human Resource Gaps in the Philippines)

Hon. Ernesto Garilao, MA

President, Zuellig Family Foundation
(Lessons from Local Government Engagement in Public Health: The Zuellig Family Foundation Experience)

Hon. Esperanza I. Cabral, MD

Former Secretary of Health
(Health Agenda for 2016 and Beyond)

Dr. Camilo C. Roa, FPCP, FPCCP

Founding Chairman, Philippine Coalition Against Tuberculosis (PhilCAT); Chair – Medical Mission, American College of Chest Physicians – Philippine Chapter, Inc.
(Panel C: Private Sector and Development Partners)

Atty. Michael T. Toledo

Head, MVP Group of Companies Media Bureau
(Panel C: Private Sector and Development Partners)

Mr. Rene T. Figueroa, Jr

COO, Ayala Health
(Panel C: Private Sector and Development Partners)

Mr. Tomas Luke Marcelo G. Agana III, MBA

President & CEO, PHAREX HealthCorp
(Panel C: Private Sector and Development Partners)

Dr. Beaver Tamesis

President, Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Association of the Philippines; Managing Director & President, MSD Philippines
(Panel C: Private Sector and Development Partners)

Dr. Eduardo P. Banzon, MSc

Senior Health Specialist, Asian Development Bank
(Panel C: Private Sector and Development Partners)

Ms. Caryn Bredenkamp, PhD

Senior Economist, Health, Nutrition, and Population Global Practice – World Bank
(Panel C: Private Sector and Development Partners)

Dr. Verdades P. Linga, MPH

City Health Officer III, Local Government of Quezon City
(Panel E: Local Government Units)

Hon. Enrique T. Ona, MD, FPCS, FACS

Former Secretary of Health
(Panel D: Former Secretaries of Health)

Hon. Francisco T. Duque III, MD, MSc

Former Secretary of Health; Former CSC Chairman
(Panel D: Former Secretaries of Health)

Hon. Jaime Galvez-Tan, MD, MPH

Former Secretary of Health; Chairman, Health Futures Foundation, Inc
(Panel D: Former Secretaries of Health)

Dr. Ma. Dominga ‘Minguita’ Padilla, FPAO

Head Executive Staff, Office of the Chair and Secretary of Health, Philippine Health Insurance Corporation
(Session Consolidation)

Usec. Kenneth Y. Hartigan-Go, MD, MD(UK), FPCP, FPSECP, FPSCOT

DOH – Office for Health Regulation
(Closing Remarks)