What is a functional ILHZ?

Name of Office: Bureau of Local Health Development

The initial definition of a functional ILHZ looked at inputs/process, namely: signed MOA; presence of Policy Board; Technical Management Committee; ILHZ Plan; documentation of meetings; enrollment of indigents/resource sharing.

The current/new definition of a functional ILHZ looks at results/outcomes/ benefits of inter-LGU coordination in health operations within the ILHZ:

  • Improved population-wide health
  • Improved care of individuals
  • Improved management of health resources