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  • The Unit shall serve as the champion of Public-Private Partnerships for the health sector’s sustainable development in universal health care, service delivery network and services for the well and sick.


  • The Unit shall facilitate and optimize Public-Private Partnerships in the health sector for the development of health infrastructure and services.

Core Values

  • Professionalism

We commit to demonstrate values of altruism, efficiency, accountability, competence, ethics and respect in the promotion of health financing through PPP.

  • Passion for health service excellence

We adhere to extend relevant, timely and efficient support services in managing PPP projects for health.

  • Pro-active

We intend to initiate PPP projects that are accessible, appropriate and responsive with the health care needs of the people.

  • Humanistic

We dedicate to implement PPP projects that would contribute towards the enhancement of Filipino’s state of health and well-being.


  • Develop and integrate in the over-all PPP effort, incentives, which are aligned with both departmental goals and expected health outcomes;
  • Promote and provide a focused approach that harmonizes existing PPP applicable legal and administrative mandates as well as internal strategies and procedures;
  • Prioritize PPPs that meet national and local government objectives of addressing adequately the health service needs of the poor;
  • Foster a culture of transparency, fairness and robust competition; and
  • Continually assess the collective experiences on PPPs in the health sector so as to be able to adapt public policies and approaches to new developments and needs to sustain accessibility to quality healthcare.

Program Services

  • Channeling of health-related investments
  • Concept planning in PPPs for Health
  • Assistance in project development financing
  • Project processing
  • PPP capacity building services
  • PPP knowledge management services


  • Public healthcare facilities
  • National and local government agencies
  • Healthcare personnel
  • Healthcare clients
  • Bilateral/ Multi-lateral financial institutions

Partner Organizations and Agencies/ Networks:

  • Department of Trade and Industry – Board of Investments (DTI-BOI)
  • National Economic Development Authority (NEDA)
  • Public Private Partnership Center (PPPC)
  • World Bank-International Finance Corporation (WB-IFC)
  • Japan International Cooperating Agency (JICA)
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • United States Agency for International Development- Health Policy Development Program (USAID-HPDP)

Public-Private Partnerships: “What It Is” and “What Is Not”

Streamlining Identification, Development, and Approval of PPP projects for the Department of Health

Revised Guidelines and Procedures for entering into Joint Venture (JV) Agreements between Government and Private Entities

The Philippine Amended BOT Law (R.A. 7718) and its Revised Implementing Rules & Regulations (IRR)

Program Lead:

Undersecretary of Health

Special Concerns Team
Address: Ground Floor, Building 19, San Lazaro Compound Sta. Cruz, Manila
Trunk Line: +632-8651-7800 locals 2239, 2403, 2405, and 2407
Email: [email protected] Copy Furnish to:

Updated: June 16, 2021