Why is there a need for LGU Scorecard?

Name of Office: BUREAU OF LOCAL HEALTH SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT

Republic Act (RA) No. 11223 or the “Universal Health Care (UHC) Act” highlights the critical role of the LGU Health Scorecard as one of the performance measurement tool to monitor and evaluate the outcomes of health sector reforms in the province-wide and city-wide health systems. The implementation of the LGU Health Scorecard is aligned with the provisions stipulated in Chapter VIII, Section 31(a) of the UHC Act on the Evidence-Informed Sectoral Policy and Planning for UHC. In addition, the data generated through the LGU Health Scorecard may be used as reference for health policy development and systems research.