What is the Rural Health Midwives Placement Program (RHMPP)?

The Rural Health Team Placement Program (RHTPP) recruits allied health professionals to complement the existing workforce of the Rural Health Units (RHUs) and allows them to work as team. The Rural Health Midwives deployed under the Rural Health Team Placement Program (RHTPP), specifically, aims to ensure safe motherhood and newborn care, with the objectives of reducing maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. The RHMs deployed to serve poor performing and hard-to-reach communities work hand in hand with different healthcare professionals under RHTPP such as dentists, nutritionists, medical technologists and other healthcare professional to improve the holistic health of each and every Filipino in the country.