HAIN serves research, information and education needs of Philippine and international agencies in health and development
HAIN envisions itself as an acknowledged source in Asia of research-based health information for social action
To provide and advocate for the use of objective and timely information on health issues that would contribute to community transformation.
HAIN believes that health is a development issue with economic, political, and cultural dimensions. It believes that health comes with empowering people & communities with access to objective & accurate information on health care to make their own decisions & to organize for their rights. With the help of its vast information network, HAIN seeks to provide information at the local level, where it is needed the most.
August 8, 2020 (Saturday)
The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, better known
as Philhealth, has been hugging front page headlines with, what should we call it, anomalies and scandals. For weeks before the Senate hearings began, rumors were going around about the problems in PhilHealth suggesting that it we were dealing with systemic infection, blood poisoning at its worst. The grumbling came loudest from hospitals, who were unsuccessful in chasing after PhilHealth to reimburse them for expenses going back to last year... read more