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dr. LeiZEL L.ROMBAUA

President | Health Specialist

PhD in Public Health Leadership | Tokyo Medical and Dental, 2008

Master of Public Health | University of the Philippines, 2000

Doctor of Medicine University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, 1992–1996

Bachelor of Science in Zoology | University of the Philippines Los Banos, 1990 

Experience: (Recent to Previous)

Training Course

Duration of Assignment2013-2014

Position HeldCO-INVESTIGATOR

Description of Duties and ResponsibilitiesImpact of Incentives and Information on Quality and Utilization in Primary Care (I3QUIP), WB, PhilHealth and Korean Development Institute.

 

Duration of Assignment2009-2016

Position HeldLECTURER

Projects Title / LocationSelected Courses in Master in Public Management, Development Academy of the Philippines

Description of Duties and ResponsibilitiesCourses taught: (1) Introductory Course on Health Sector Reform, (2) Local Reform Implementers’ Course, and (3) Flagship Course on Health Sector Reform.

 

Duration of AssignmentJan 2005- Feb 2010

Position HeldDOH representative/ health systems specialist

Description of Duties and ResponsibilitiesARMM Health Strategy Assessment, USAID

 

Duration of Assignment2009-2010

Position HeldGUEST LECTURER

Project Title / LocationResearch Methods, Holy Angels University, Angeles City, Pampanga

 

Duration of AssignmentSept 2004

Position HeldFELLOW

Project Title / LocationZuellig Foundation Health Leadership and Management Program

 

Duration of AssignmentFeb 2004

Position HeldTEAM MEMBER/ DOH REPRESENTATIVE

Project Title / LocationProgram Progress Review Mission on the Unified GTZ Support to the Philippine Health Sector Reform Agenda

Trainings (Recent to Previous)

Date: December 2-7, 2012

Title: Regional Impact Evaluation Workshop

Location: Seoul, Korea

Description: organized by WB and Korean Development Institute

 

Date: October 6-7, 2011

Title: Resource Tracking for Better Health Outcomes

Location: Paris, France

Description: organized by Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

 

Date: December 6-10, 2010

Title: Joint Learning Network Workshop on Provider Payment Models

Location: Bangkok, Thailand

Description: organized by World Bank, JLN and IHPP

Date: May 25-28, 2009

Title: Updates on Management of Medicines in International Health InWEnt - Capacity Building International

Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

 

Date: July 2008- January 2009

Title: STATA’s Net Course 101 Now

Description: STATA Online Course

 

Date: October 2006 - May 2007

Title: Management of Medicines in International Health

Location: None

Description: InWEnt - Capacity Building International, Germany & the University of Leeds. Online Course

 

Date: August 2003

Title: Training Program on Poverty Analysis and Development of Policy Responses for Poverty Reduction

Location: Quezon City

Description: Organized by UNDP, National Economic and Development Authority, National Anti-Poverty Commission and APPC

 

Date: 2002-2004

Title: Health Leadership and Management Program: Modules 1-3

Location: Laguna and Metro Manila, Philippines

Description: organized by Zuellig Foundation

 

Date: December 2002

Title: Training on Results Monitoring and Evaluation

Location: Manila, Philippines

Description: organized by the Department of Health and Desarollo Internationale Inc.

 

Date: June 2002

Title: Problem Solving and Decision-Making

Location: None

Description: organized by Department of Health- Health Human Resource Development Bureau

 

Date: March-April 2001

Title: Community Health Development Trainers’ Training

Location: Puerto Princesa City, Philippines

Description: under the Integrated Community Health Services Project (ICHSP)/ Australian Agency for International Development

 

Date: December 2000

Title: Orientation on Child Labor and Paralegal Training

Location: Brooke’s Point, Palawan, Philippines

Description: organized by the World Vision International and the Department of Labour and Employment

 

Date: November 2000

Title: Workshop on Results Monitoring and Evaluation of Integrated Community Health Services Project (ICHSP)

Location: Puerto Princesa City, Philippines

Description: organized by NEDA

 

Date: September 2000

Title: International Classification of Diseases (ICD)

Location: Puerto Princesa City, Philippines

Description: organized by the DOH-National Epidemiology Center

 

Date: March 1999

Title: Performance Management Course

Location: Puerto Princesa City, Philippines

Description: under the Integrated Community Health Services Project (ICHSP)/Australian Agency for International Development

 

Date: November 1998

Title: Management Course in Devolved Health System

Location: Puerto Princesa City, Philippines

Description: Organized by the UP College of Public Administration under the Integrated Community Health Services Project (ICHSP)/Australian Agency for International Development

Paper Presentation: (Recent to Previous)

DateNov. 17, 2016

TitleKnowledge Translation: The Philippine Experience/The Value of Joint Learning Network

Presentation HeldVancouver, Canada

Description of PresentationFourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research. In Thematic Working Group Session Decoding knowledge translation: initiatives, institutions and perspectives on moving from knowledge to action and working across constituencies for policy and programme change.

 

DateAug. 25, 2015

TitleHealth Systems in Transition: The Philippines Health System Review 2011 Philippine Living HiTS 2013,2014

Presentation HeldManila, Philippines

Description of Presentation1st Global Forum for Research and Innovation for Health (“Forum 2015”)

 

DateJuly 16-17, 2015

TitleGovernance: Philippines and the Development of Tsekap

Presentation HeldLondon, England

Description of PresentationHBP Policymaker Roundtable Meeting organized by Center for Global Development.

 

DateJuly 8, 2015

TitleIntegrating Private Providers with National Insurance Schemes: Insights from the Philippines

Presentation HeldNairobi, Kenya

Description of PresentationAdvancing Partnerships for Universal Health Coverage organized by The Health Systems Hub (HANSHEP)

 

DateJune 23–27, 2015

TitleProviding Health Insurance for the Poor: The Philippine Experience

Presentation HeldBerlin, Germany

Description of Presentation: Berlin Global Learning Forum 2015 organized by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

 

DateDecember 1, 2014

Title: Engaging the Filipino Pharmacists in Universal Health Care

Presentation Held: Makati, Philippines

Description of Presentation: 2014 National Pharmacy Week: The Filipino Pharmacists for the Filipino People-Ensuring Better Healthcare, Medicines and Services.

 

DateOctober 21-24, 2014

TitleEnsuring Financial Risk Protection for the Poorest Families through PhilHealth

Presentation HeldManila, Philippines

Description of Presentation15th National Health Research Forum for Action

 

DateSeptember 30- October 3, 2014

TitleLeveraging social health insurance to ensure access of poorest families to primary care services in the Philippines (poster presentation)

Presentation HeldCape Town, South Africa

Description of PresentationThird Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

 

DateSeptember 30- October 3, 2014

TitlePromoting Access to NCD Medicines Through A Social Health Insurance Benefit Package: Early Lessons From A Pilot of in the Philippines

Presentation Held:Cape Town, South Africa

Description of Presentation: Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

 

DateAugust 14, 2014

TitleUniversal Health Care Implementation in the Philippines: Lessons Learnt

Presentation HeldBeijing, China

Description of PresentationAPEC Health Working Group Policy Dialogue on Universal Health Coverage in Asia-Pacific Region

 

DateJune 9, 2014

TitlePhilippine Experience in Expanding Coverage of the Informal Sector

Presentation HeldSeoul, Korea

Description of PresentationInternational Forum on Universal Health Coverage

 

DateDecember 13-16 ,2013

TitleThe Health in UHC: Meeting the NCD challenge in Session

Presentation HeldSingapore

Description of PresentationImplementing the U, H and C of Universal Health Coverage in Asia; Health Systems in Asia: Equity, Governance and Social Impact

 

DateNovember 20-21, 2012

TitlePhilHealth Primary Care Benefit- Assessment of Initial Implementation

Presentation HeldManila, Philippines

Description of Presentation13th National Health Research Forum for Action: Kalusugang Pananaliksik para sa Kalusugan Pangkalahatan (KP4KP)

 

DateNovember 9,2012

TitleIncreasing Coverage of Essential Interventions for Women’s and Children’s Health through National Health Insurance

Presentation HeldManila, Philippines

Description of PresentationAsia-Pacific Leadership and Policy Dialogue for Women and Children: More money for women’s and children’s health and more women’s and children’s health for the money. World Health Organization for Western Pacific Region.

 

DateOctober 31- November 3, 2012

TitleScaling-up of urban heart: Towards evidence-based policy-making at local governments

Presentation HeldBeijing, China

Description of PresentationAn application of innovative methodologies towards evidence-based policy-making. Second Global Symposium on Health System Research: Inclusion and Innovation towards Universal Health Coverage

 

DateOctober 3-4, 2011

TitleBarriers to Universal Coverage in the Philippines

Presentation HeldBandar Sunway, Malaysia

Description of PresentationInternational Symposium on Universal Healthcare Coverage

 

DateNovember 16-19, 2010

TitleThe Role of Health Insurance in the delivery of quality health care in the Philippines

Presentation HeldMontreux, Switzerland

Description of PresentationFirst Global Symposium on Health Systems Research

 

DateOctober 4-5, 2010

TitleLocal Health Accounts: Understanding the Sources and Uses of Funds in Delivering Local Health Services in a Devolved Setting

Presentation HeldEDSA Shangri-La, Ortigas, Philippines

Description of Presentation11th National Convention on Statistics,National Statistical Coordination Board

DateApril 14, 2010

TitlePrinciples of Social Solidarity, Equity, Quality Assurance and Cost-Containment: PHIC enrollment, coverage and expenditures

Presentation HeldGT-Toyota Asian Center Auditorium, UP Diliman Campus

Description of PresentationHealth Financing Summit

 

DateMarch 25, 2010

TitleDOH Transition Plan to Achieve MDG 4 and 5

Presentation HeldManila, Philippines

Description of PresentationNational Academy of Science and Technology

 

DateMarch 14, 2010

TitleHealth Leadership and Management for the Poor: Best Practice in Health Care Financing.

Presentation HeldManila, Philippines

Description of PresentationZuellig Family Foundation

 

DateJanuary 19, 2010

TitleHealth insurance and financing coverage and expenditures – why is the rich benefiting more than the poor

Presentation HeldMakati,Philippines

Description of PresentationPhilippine Health Outlook Forum, Asian Institute of Management

 

DateNovember 13, 2009

TitleUsing DEA to assess efficiency of municipalities in providing health care services in the Philippines

Presentation HeldDusit Thani, Manila

Description of PresentationThird Annual Conference of the Operations Research Society of the Philippines

 

DateOctober 9-14, 2009

TitleUsing DEA to assess efficiency of provinces in providing health care services in the Philippines

Presentation HeldSan Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

Description of PresentationInstitute for Operations Research and the Management Science Annual Meeting

 

DateAugust 5-6, 2009

TitleAnalysis of factors of treatment completion in DOTS health facilities in Metro Manila, Philippines: A Case-Control Study

Presentation HeldTohoku University, Sendai City, Japan

Description of Presentationa poster presentation at the 24th Conference of the Japan Association for International Health

 

DateJuly 22-23, 2009

TitleWho provides poor quality of basic antenatal care in the
Philippines and who are at risk?

Presentation HeldManila, Philippines

Description of PresentationA paper presented to the Ninth National Health Forum on Health Research for Action

 

DateJune 22-25, 2008

TitlePayments for health care and its effect on catastrophe and impoverishment: experience after universal coverage policy implementation

Presentation Helda paper presented at the American Society of Health Economists

Description of PresentationDuke University, Durham North Carolina

 

DateJune 22-25, 2008

TitleIs there catastrophic health expenditure after Universal Coverage: Which household is at risk?

Presentation HeldDuke University, Durham North Carolina

Description of PresentationA poster presented at the American Society of Health Economists

 

DateNovember 3-7, 2007

TitleAre Maternal and Child Care Programs Reaching the Poorest in the Philippines?

Presentation Held:Washington DC,USA

Description of Presentation:A poster presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting

 

DateJune 15, 2007

TitleRole of Human Resources for Achieving MDGs on Health in Asia-Pacific Region

Presentation HeldOkinawa, Japan

Description of Presentationa paper presented at the 9th Pacific Science Inter- Congress

 

DateJune 15, 2007

TitleThe Efficiency of Utilization of Human Resources for Health in Selected Countries in Achieving Millennium Development Goals Targets

Presentation HeldOkinawa, Japan

Description of Presentationa paper presented at the 9th Pacific Science Inter- Congress

 

DateJune 15, 2007

TitleThe Efficiency of Utilization of Human Resources for Health in Selected Countries in Achieving Millennium Development Goals Targets

Presentation HeldOkinawa, Japan

Description of Presentationa paper presented at the 9th Pacific Science Inter- Congress

Published Papers: (Recent to Previous)

Title

Title: Emerging challenges in implementing universal health coverage in Asia

Date: 2015

Description: Soc Sci Med 2015 In press

 

Title: Securing the public good of health research and development for developing countries

Date: May 1, 2012

Description: Bull World Health Organ

 

Title: Enhances the Primary Care Benefit

Date: 2012

Description: The Health Intel 2012

 

Title: The Philippines Health System Review

Date: 2011

Description: Health Systems in Transition. Vol. 1, No. 2 2011, Asia Pacific Observatory on Health Systems and Policies. World Health Organization Regional Office for Western Pacific Region, Manila, Philippines

 

Title: Systemic factors of errors in the case identification process of the national routine health information system

Date: 2011

Description: A case study of Modified Field Health Services Information System in the Philippines. BMC Health Services Research 2011

 

Title: Health Sector Performance on Health Financing: Are we progressing towards equitable and efficient financing for health?

Date: November 2009

Description: Health Policy Notes. Volume 6: Issue 1 (November 2009) Department of Health, Manila, Philippines

 

Title: Are Maternal and Child Care Programs Reaching the Poorest in the Philippines?

Date: 2008

Description: Philippine Institute for Development Studies. Discussion Paper Series No. 2008-30

 

Title: Analysis of factors of treatment completion in DOTS health facilities in Metro Manila, Philippines

Date: 2008

Description: A Case-Control Study. Kekkaku. Vol.83, No.12: 765-772, 2008

Title: Payments for health care and its effect on catastrophe and impoverishment: experience from the transition to Universal Coverage

Date: Dec 2008

Description: Soc Sci Med. 2008 Dec; 67(12):2027-35

 

Title: Which households are at risk of catastrophic health expenditures: experience of Thailand after achieving Universal Coverage

Date: May/June 2009

Description: Health Affairs

 

Title: Providing Quality Health Care in the Philippines: Basis and Lessons.

Date: June 2006

Description: In Study for Strengthening Organizations in Health Sector by TQM/CQI Methodology (in Japanese). Japan International Cooperation Agency

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