IPC WE CaN!! International Webinar on “Primary Health Care, Universal Health Care and a Pandemic Part 2


June 28, 2020


Let us expand our current discussions on COVID-19. 

The Institute of Philippine Culture (IPC) together with the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) invites you again to another Webinar series as we continue our talks from the previous COVID 19 and Me Webinar Series.

International Webinar
Primary Health Care, Universal Health Care and a Pandemic (Part 2)
July 3, 2020 (Friday) from 12:00NN to 1:30 PM

This webinar seeks to answer the following questions: How do global pandemics challenge the Philippine universal health care model and its primary health care provisions?; What are we learning from the current COVID-19 pandemic about our universal health care needs?; and How should the Philippine universal health care scheme adapt to the emerging threats of global pandemics?

Resource Speakers:

Madeleine De Rosas-Valera, M.D., M.Sc.I.H. (Heidelberg)
NCD and Policy Technical Specialist, Better Health Program, FHI360
Part-time Faculty, Ateneo de Manila University 
Former Undersecretary of the Department of Health
Former Senior Vice President, PhilHealth
Former WHO-WPRO Technical Officer, Health System and Quality Assurance

Soe Nyunt-u M.B., B.S. (I.M.1. Yangon) M.Sc (London)
Retired WHO Country Representative (Mongolia, 2012-17) &
WHO Country Representative (The Philippines, 2007-12)


Jessica Sandra R. Claudio, M.A.
Research Associate, Institute of Philippine Culture
Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Ateneo de Manila University