What is GIDA?

Name of Office: Bureau of Local Health Development

Refer to communities with marginalized population physically and socio-economically separated from the mainstream society and characterized by:

1. Physical Factors - isolated due to distance, weather conditions and transportation difficulties (island, upland, lowland, landlocked, hard to reach and unserved/underserved communities).

2. Socio-economic Factors (high poverty incidence, presence of vulnerable sector, communities in or recovering from situation of crisis or armed conflict).