Working Philosophy

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. ​

Company Profile


NGO member of the Philippine National AIDS Council (PNAC)

People’s Health Movement (PHM)

Health Action International (HAI), Europe and Asia

Established partnerships with UN member agencies, the government, local and international non‐government organizations including the PLHIV and the Catholic sector

What We’re Doing

Health Action Information Network

Founded: 1985

​​Areas of expertise: 
Research, Advocacy & Training and Education

Research and Publications

Resource Center

Training and Education

Advocacy, Networking & Resource Mobilization

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. 


Dr. Edelina P. de la Paz, President

Dr. Michael L. Tan, Vice-President

Atty. Efenita Mae Taqueban, Secretary

Dr. Ulysses Quanico, Treasurer

Mr. Marino Bacani, Member

Mr. Zimmbodilion Mosende, Member

Ms. Maria Corazon de la Paz, Member


Ms. Gina Rose Peregrino, Admin Staff