Welcome to PPHA
The PPHA or the Philippine Public Health Association is the single largest organization of public health workers in the Philippines. The PPHA aims to promote and maintain a high standard of public health in the Philippines.
What can the PPHA do for its members?
How do its members access the organization?
The national PPHA headquarters is housed in the Office for Public Health Services, Department of Health, Manila. Its official address is:
Philippine Public Health Association
Ground Floor, Building 12,
The PPHA also has regional headquarters, usually at the Regional Health Offices and provincial chapters.
What are the working groups that can assist its current or prospective members?
The PPHA has the following standing committees:
What is the composition of the Board of Directors of the PPHA?
There are 15 elected members of the Board of Directors. These same Board Members then elect from among themselves their officers: President, Vice President for Luzon, Vice President for the Visayas, Vice President for Mindanao, Treasurer, Press Relations Officer, Auditor, Business Manager and six (6) Directors. The Secretary is personally chosen by the elected President.
What is the tenure of office of these elected Officers?
The PPHA Board serves a two-year term. The elected officers serve for a maximum of three terms in case they are re-elected in to the Board.
What agencies have recognized the PPHA?
Under the Securities and Exchange Commission, the PPHA has been registered since July 28, 1964 as a non-stock, non-profit corporation.
The PPHA has been closely working with the DOH and Committees on Health of both legislative chambers. The PPHA has undertaken important activities with other health organizations like the Alliance for Health Workers (AHW), Integrated Midwives Association of the Philippines (IMAP) and others. The PPHA is also a member of the Council of Health Agencies in the Philippines (CHAP).
The PPHA also takes pride in the fact that it is a member of the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA).
How many members has the PPHA?
As of latest count, the PPHA is now servicing 40,000 members all over the nation. Membership consists of doctors, nurses, dentists, midwives, medical technologists, sanitary inspectors, medical laboratory aides, dental aides and other professionals and persons engaged in services or work allied to public health.
What does it take to be a member of the PPHA?
If you are of legal age, works as a (licensed) professional or bonafide employee or an entrepreneur in any of the fields related to public health, of good moral character and willing to abide by the PPHA rules and regulations, you are qualified to be a PPHA member.