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Financial Sustainability of DOH's National Voluntary Blood Services Program

Requested from PIDS by O. Ordonio at 09:08 AM on Sep 12, 2019.
Purpose: Health Policy Paper
Date of Coverage: 01/01/1995 - 08/27/2019
Tracking no: #PIDS-824271381561

Ordonio 09:08 AM, Sep 12, 2019

Hi! I would like to request for a study about the DOH's National Voluntary Blood Services Program. Thank you

September 16, 2019

Dear Mr. Ordonio,


Thank you for your request dated September 12, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You requested for a copy of a study on the following:
•	DOH's National Voluntary Blood Services Program

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance, this Office does not have a study on the topic you have requested. However, you may want to get in touch directly with the Department of Health for your request. 

Also, you may want to look at the following PIDS publications that are related to the study that you are requesting:
•	DP 2018-36: Health Devolution in the Philippines: Lessons and Insights (
•	DP 2017-58: Decentralization and Health in the Philippines: A Systematic Review of Empirical Evidences  (
•	PJD 2013 Vol. 40 Nos. 1-2d: Analysis of Out-of-Pocket Expenditures in the Philippines (
•	DP 2010-02: How Are Government Hospitals Performing? A Study of Resource Management in DOH-retained Hospitals (

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

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John Zernan Luna
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