The Health Planning Division

Statement of Purpose:

Enables the health sector stakeholders in the development and assessment of plans and its corresponding resource requirements, and support the DOH in advocating for adequate national government financing


  • Formulates the national health plans, goals and objectives
    including investment and budget plans for health.
  • Formulates health sector policies on planning, budgeting, and
    monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems.
  • Manages the health planning process including monitoring and
    review of national programs, projects and expenditures for health.
  • Develops and coordinates sectoral and internal systems and
    processes for health planning,M&E, and program development.
  • Provides technical assistance, consulting and advisory services
    on matters pertaining to health planning,M&E, and program
    and project development.


  • Plan and budget analysis
  • Budget proposal package
  • National Objectives for Health
  • Medium Term Expenditure Program
  • Health Sector M&E system (framework and plan)
  • Agency scorecard and implementation plan
  • Sin Tax Utilization Monitoring Report
  • Planning guidelines (e.g. Strategic and operational planning,
    office Performance Commitment Report, and GAD)
  • Technical Assistance Agenda
  • Annual Planning Workshops
  • Program Planning and Budget Development
    Committee recommendations
  • M&E Oversight Committee and TWG recommendations
  • Inputs to Philippine Development Plan (PDP),
    Public Investment Program (PIP)
  • Dialogues with CSOs and other health partners
  • Communication plan, advisories and webinars