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cost of devolved functions of the philippine public health system

Requested from PIDS by O. Ordonio at 08:32 AM on Jun 09, 2022.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/1992 - 06/09/2022
Tracking no: #PIDS-378909009816

Ordonio 08:32 AM, Jun 09, 2022

Hi! I would like to request for the cost of devolved functions in the context of the philippine public health system from implementation of the local government code of 1991 and Executive Order 138.

Thank you.

June 14, 2022

Dear Oliver Jayson Ordonio,


Thank you for your request dated June 9, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You requested for data on the following topic:
•	Cost of devolved functions in the context of Philippine public health system from implementation of the Local Government Code of 1991 and Executive Order 138.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance, this Office does not produce the data you have requested. PIDS makes use of administrative data from other agencies for its research studies. However, you may want to get in touch directly with the Department of Health (, the Department of Budget and Management (, or the Department of the Interior and Local Government ( to request the data that you need.

Also, you may want to look at the following PIDS publication related to the data that you are requesting:
•	PIDS Discussion Paper 2018-36: Health Devolution in the Philippines: Lessons and Insights (;
•	PIDS Discussion Paper 2020-03: Baseline Study on Policy and Governance Gaps for the Local Government Support Fund Assistance to Municipalities (LGSF-AM) Program (; and
•	PIDS Discussion Paper 2004-42: Local Public Finance in the Philippines: In Search of Autonomy with Accountability (

Kindly check other PIDS publications that are available on our website (link here:

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Thank you.

Novie Salcedo
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