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PostHeaderIcon “HEALTH Plus project facilitates Technical Working Group (TWG) Meeting on HEALTH Plus project implementation in Dr. Cornelio T. Martinez, Sr. Memorial Hospital in Kiamba”

 

Mahintana Foundation, Inc. (MFI) through its HEALTH Plus project facilitates the 1st TWG meeting at Dr. Cornelio T. Martinez, Sr. Memorial Hospital in Kiamba, Sarangani on May 07, 2018 as part of the project’s monitoring and evaluation of the performance of HEALTH Plus Shop-in-a-Shop (HPSiS) in the hospital.  The said meeting was attended by Chief of Hospital, OIC Dr. Sharon Fortaleza, Admin Officer Rhiza Pomares, Chief Nurse Sarah Carmel Quinto, Hospital Pharmacist Aracelli Ballan, RPh and MFI representatives:  Project Manager Margie S. Managuit, PPF Licensed Pharmacist Jea A. Roque, RPh and Project Bookkeeper Shinny Lee G. Ula, CPA.  At the onset, Ms. Managuit explained the rationale of the TWG meeting which is to present accomplishments of the project and to discuss and resolve challenges on inventory management, PHIC’s No Balance Billing (NBB) policy compliance and other related concerns.20180508_110440Afterwards, Ms. Ula presented the list of served and unserved prescriptions, Type ABC, nearly expiry medicines and financial performance (unaudited) of HPSiS as of April, 2018. On the nearly expiry medicines, Ms. Managuit requested for the hospital to assist HPSiS in the dispensing of these drugs and medicines.  Dr. Fortaleza agreed with the request, however, he identified the items that cannot anymore be dispensed such as the Cotrimoxazole 800mg.  Ms. Ballan also requested all HPSiS staff to be present during the weekly pharmacy meeting so as to address related concerns.  Ms. Ula inquired from the participants on the factors of decrease in the revenue of HPSiS.  Ms. Ballan stated that the hospital has available drugs, medicines and supplies.  Moreover, Ms. Pomares added that the PLGU-Sarangani has increased their budget from P3M to P4M with General Fund as the source of funds, aside from the unlimited budget coming from Trust Fund.  Key agreements after the meeting are as follows; for HPSiS to send the copy of its Type B and C to ER, Chief of Hospital and Admin Officer; delivery of requested aircon by MFI-PPF will be on Thursday, May 07, 2018; for hospital to prioritize dispensing of nearly expiry medicines; for hospital pharmacist to provide the list of near-stock-outs to HPSiS one week before to give time for MFI-PPF to order and deliver those requested items.

PostHeaderIcon “HEALTH Plus Project conducts Presentation of Modified Inventory Management System with PHO of Chief of Hospitals and Admin Officers of 4 public hospitals in the province”

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Mahintana-PPF, headed by Ms. Margie S. Managuit, Project Manager with Mr. June Ritche Cagata, newly installed HPMIS officer and Ms. Normelita Lauron, Project Bookkeeper, facilitates the Special Provincial Management Committee (PMC) meeting on May 07, 2018 at Viajera Dine, Koronadal City.  Attended by Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Rogelio Aturdido, Jr. with his Admin Officer, Mr. John Salcedo and the Chief of Hospitals and Admin Officers of 4 province-managed public hospitals, the meeting is called for to present the modified inventory management system developed by the previous HPMIS officer, Mr. Franz Andrei Cruspero for the HEALTH Plus Project.

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The development of the modified system, which computes the safety stock, reorder point and quantity order of drugs, medicines and supplies, is an offshoot of the 2-day Training-workshop on Budget and Inventory Management with the PMC members held on February 01-02, 2018.  Key agreements after the presentation are as follows:  for Mahintana to: add in the modified system date of the first day of ordering and the expected date of arrival of ordered stocks to compute the lead time and column on the number of days for the available quantity to last, to meet with iHOMIS-in-charge of SCPH to discuss the template for the database and to present the revised inventory management system with the added features on the next PMC meeting on June, 2018.

 

PostHeaderIcon Mahintana facilitates Technical Working Group Meeting on HEALTH Plus project implementation in Upper Valley Community Hospital.

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Mahintana Foundation, Inc. conducts the 1st Technical Working Group (TWG) meeting as part of the HEALTH Plus Project’s monitoring and evaluation of the performance of the HEALTH Plus Shop in a Shop outlet in Upper Valley Community Hospital (UVCH).   The meeting held on April 17, 2018 at Conference Room of the said hospital, was attended by Dr. Ana Marie Tuburan, the Chief of Hospital, Ms. Julie Bendita, the Hospital Administrator, Ms. Noemi Araguas, Hospital Pharmacist from UVCH and Ms. Margie S. Managuit, MFI-HEALTH Plus Project Manager and Ms. Normelita Lauron, Project Bookkeeper. The meeting started with the presentation of the financial performance of UVCH-HPSiS as of March 31, 2018. Ms. Managuit stated that Ms. Princess Jance, the HPSiS Pharmacy Assistant requested for 1 additional staff for the HPSiS. She added that this may be possibly as long as they reach breakeven daily sales of Php8,000.00.

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Dra. Tuburan stated that this is possible since the hospital pharmacy does not deliveries from the PLGU considering the long process of procurement and the deliveries may take a while.  Ms. Araguas stated that there are certain drugs, medicines and supplies that the HPSiS cannot provide and this is lost opportunity on their part, so she suggested for Ms. Jance to be assertive and aggressive in inventory management and to actively communicate her concerns to the PPF Supply Chain Section.  Ms. Managuit agreed on the recommendation.  Summary of the key agreements after the two-hour meeting are as follows:: 1. For HPSiS to stock drugs. Medicines and supplies especially those fast moving items since the hospital pharmacy is currently experiencing stock outs due to long procurement process; 2. For HPSiS to hire one additional Pharmacy Assistant; 3. For HPSiS to email the list of fast-moving items to PPF; 4. For UVCH c/o Pharmacist to handle the fabrication of counter for the pharmacy as per their request;

PostHeaderIcon “Mahintana facilitates Technical Working Group Meeting on HEALTH Plus project implementation in Norala District Hospital”

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As part of the HEALTH Plus Project’s monitoring and evaluation of the performance of the HEALTH Plus Shop in a Shop outlet in the Norala District Hospital (NDH) Mahintana Foundation conducted their first Technical Working Group meeting for the year which was held on March 01, 2018 at the Chief Nurse’s office. It was attended by Dra. Mila Quinton, the Chief of Hospital, Ms. Adelyn Dequico, the Hospital Administrator, Mr. Ben Maypa, the Chief Nurse, and Ms. Helen Soldevilla, Hospital Pharmacist from NDH and Mr. Franz Andrei Cruspero, MFI-HEALTH Plus Operations Officer, Ms. Normelita Lauron, Project Bookkeeper and Ms. Yedda Marie Bandojo, On-the-Job Trainee from Dole Philippines School. new3

The meeting started with the presentation of the Hospital Admissions and Served and Unserved prescriptions for January 2018, wherein the graphs clearly showed an increasing trend in admissions and a decreasing percentage of prescriptions served by the HPSiS outlet. Dr. Quinton said that the increase of admissions were mainly because of the new doctors and specialists that were employed by the hospital. Ms. Soldevilla stated that the decrease of prescriptions served is because of the availability of drugs, medicines and supplies in the hospital pharmacy. Ms. Lauron, presented the financial performance of the outlet for the year 2017. new4

Other issues and concerns of the hospital were that there was an alarming increase of snake bites, Dr. Quinton requested Mahintana Foundation to supply at least 2 bottles of anti-venom in the HPSiS outlets in case of emergencies.

PostHeaderIcon HEALTH Plus facilitates Site Visitation of MPA and MBA students of NDDU-NDKC at SCPH-HPSiS

Health is one of the major concerns in the Philippine society as well as to the other nations. With the growing needs for the improvements and the increasing number of newly found diseases, Filipinos, especially the indigents, marginalized and oppressed, are now suffering as to how they will afford their medications. To address this concern, Mahintana Foundation has developed their HEALTH Plus Project, specifically the Health Plus Shop-in- a-Shop (HPSIS) which is one of the four business models.group

The event provided the participants with information on the vision, mission, functions, objectives, operations management, fund source, 3-year comparative financial statements and best practices, awards and recognitions of HEALTH Plus project in the province of South Cotabato. new2

The event provided the participants with information on the vision, mission, functions, objectives, operations management, fund source, 3-year comparative financial statements and best practices, awards and recognitions of HEALTH Plus project in the province of South Cotabato.  They were also informed about the contributions of the project to the overall goal of the province of improving delivery of health services to its constituents: reduction of out-of-pocket expenses of households, compliance to NBB policy of PHIC, increasing PHIC reimbursements of the hospital through the increased hospital due to its improved health services and facilities.600x300

At the end of the activity, the participants commended the political leadership of PLGU of South Cotabato, the active support of Mahintana Foundation, Inc. and the commitment and partnership of both sectors which contributed to the successful implementation of the project.

PostHeaderIcon Mahintana hosts Technical Working Group (TWG) Meeting of HEALTH Plus project in Sarangani

40 participants from the Provincial Health Office (PHO), Provincial Accounting Office (PACCO), Provincial Treasurer’s Office (PTO), Office of the Provincial Governor and 4 public hospitals of Sarangani (Malungon, Glan, Maasim and Kiamba) participates in the TWG meeting of Mahintana’s HEALTH Plus Project held on February 07, 2018 at Kalsangi Club House, Polomolok, South Cotabato. The said meeting, facilitated by PHO of Sarangani, led by Dr. Arvin Alejandro, Provincial Health Officer, opens with presentation of rationale which is to identify gaps and challenges and recommendations leading to and improved effective and efficient delivery of health services to its target clients.2 - Copy (2)

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PostHeaderIcon HEALTH Plus Project sponsors Training-workshop on Budget and Inventory Management for South Cotabato public hospitals

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As a commitment of Mahintana Foundation, Inc. (MFI) to actively provide technical assistance to Provincial Government of South Cotabato (PGSC) in improving delivery of health services by public hospitals to indigent communities, specifically on increasing access to quality but affordable drugs, medicines and supplies, the foundation, through its HEALTH Plus Project, facilitates the conduct of Training-Workshop on Budget and Inventory Management at Mt. Sabrina, Tambler, General Santos City on February 01-02, 2018.  The training-workshop was participated by Integrated Provincial Health of South Cotabato, headed by Dr. Rogelio Aturdido, Jr., who gave the Welcome Remarks during the Opening Preliminaries and the Chief of Hospitals, Admin Officers, Pharmacists, Supply Officers, Bookkeepers and Billing-in-Charges of 4 public hospitals in the province:  South Cotabato Provincial Hospital (SCPH), Norala District Hospital (NDH), Polomolok Municipal Hospital (PMH) and Upper Valley Community Hospital (UVCH).

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PostHeaderIcon MFI’s HEALTH Plus Project joins NPF and NCIP in Coordination Meeting with DOH-XII in Cotabato City

On January 31, 2018, Mahintana Foundation, Inc. joins National Pharmaceutical Foundation (NPF), HEALTH Plus mother franchisor, and National Commission on Indigenous People in a Coordination meeting with DOH-XII representatives.  NPF CEO Ms. Teofila Remotigue explained the rationale of the meeting, which are to do courtesy call, discuss gaps and challenges in the delivery of health services to the IPs and how well the DOH effectively respond to their needs and gather data on the IPs served by DOH.  Ms. Kathy Cino, Development Management Officer III and GIDA-IP Coordinator, initially explained that DOH aims to have 100% enrollment of indigents to PHIC, but currently the data says that the enrollment is only 92%.  She added that the 8% variance might have come from the IP community.222222222

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PostHeaderIcon HEALTH Plus Project participates in the Consultative Meeting with IPs of Barangay Lower Mainit, Malungon.

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Mahintana Foundation, Inc. (MFI) through its HEALTH Plus Project, and in partnership with its mother franchisor, National Pharmaceutical Foundation (NPF) and National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP), participates in the Consultative Meeting with IPs of Lower Mainit, Malungon, Sarangani initiated by NCIP. The Consultative meeting, held on January 30, 2018 at Barangay Lower Mainit, aims to present the current assistance of NCIP in the establishment of “Balikwat” ng Tagakaolo and  gather information on the viability of establishing RONPDs or Botika ng Barangay in partnership with NPF and MFI under the HEALTH Plus Project.  “Balikwat” which means “trading” in their dialect, is a mini grocery store established as a livelihood enterprise of IPs living in the community. Ms. Teofila Remotigue, CEO of NPF, presented HEALTH Plus project and MFI as its Provincial Pharmaceutical Franchisee (PPF) implementing the project within Region 12.

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Mr. Martiniano L. Magdolot, President & CEO of MFI, congratulated NCIP for the commencement of this project, expressed his gratitude for MFI to be part of this partnership and further suggested for the community to think of other viable enterprise such as farming or any agricultural activities with the vast terrestrial properties the IPs owned as their ancestral domain.  Some of the key agreements were as follows: for the Tribal Council to conduct a meeting to discuss on other viable projects with the funding assistance from NCIP.   During the said meeting, NCIP spearheaded by Commissioner Era Espa?a, turned over to the Tribal Council additional funding assistance for the “Balikwat” amounting to P50,000.

PostHeaderIcon Mahintana Foundation conducts Provincial Health SDIR Assessment Workshop in Davao City


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Mahintana Foundation, Inc., being  the Technical Assistance Provider (TAP) for Strengthening Local Governance for Health (HealthGov) Project has successfully conducted the Provincial Health Service Delivery Implementation Review (SDIR) Assessment Workshop for South Cotabato last August 4 to 6, 2009 at Eden Nature Park, Toril, Davao City.  The activity was participated by the MHOs and PHNs of Upper Valley (Banga, Surallah, Sto. Niño, Lake Sebu, and T’boli) and Lower Valley (Polomolok, Tupi, Tampakan, Koronadal City, Tantangan), and the Chief of Hospitals and Chief Nurses of the government hospitals (SCPH, NDH, RISMH, LSMH, PMH).  Representatives from the Local Government Unit (LGU) such as the SB Chairmen on Health and the Municipal

Provincial Development Coordinators (MPDCs) were also present.  This wasconducted in collaboration with the technical team ofthe Integrated Provincial Health Office (IPHO) headed by its Department Head, Dr. Salvecio Dagang, with Dr. Edgardo Sandig, the PHO, who graced the occasion by giving the Closing Remarks and DOH Rpresentatives headed by its PHTL Dra. Louella Estember.  Other funding agencies such as HealthPro and A2Z were also invited to join the activity.

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