Human Resources for Health

In 2021: Poorest Regions, Least Healthworkers

April 19, 2023

The country’s health worker distribution for 2021 showed none of the regions met the SDG recommended ratio of 44.5 HRH per 10k population. Furthermore, it exposed health worker disparity in poorer regions, making health care less accessible to Filipinos who may need it more.

Philippines’ Declining Healthworker Ratio

April 19, 2023

Not only did the country’s regions fail to reach the SDG index threshold ratio of Human Resources for Health (HRH) per 10,000 population; the country’s HRH ratio has also been declining since 2016.