Vision

The VPHCS is a leading institution in the Visayas region working with the health sector and communities in advancing health and development work.

Mission

To provide knowledge, enhance practice and manage resources among partner communities and the health sector for an available, accessible, affordable, acceptable, and appropriate health care system.

Who we are

The Visayas Primary Healthcare Services, Inc. (VPHCS) is a non-stock, non-profit, non-government organization which aims to promote primary health care programs in the Visayas regions. The VPHCS assists people’s organizations in the marginalized sectors of society – urban poor dwellers, farmers, fisherfolks, women and children — in building and strengthening community-based health programs (CBHPs)

Our Goals and Programs

Goals

  1. Community-managed health programs are established in organized communities so that their health problems are addressed and their health status is improved.
  2. The health sector actively participates in the people’s movement for health and development.
  3. The VPHCS is a resource center on public health and complementary and alternative medicine in the Visayas.

Programs

  1. Community-based Health Programs building
    1. Support to people’s organizations
    2. Health skills trainings
  2. Health service delivery
  3. Health sector organizing
  4. Networking and Linkaging
  5. Research and Advocacy
  6. Resource management

Our Causes

What we do

Community-based health programs (CBHP) building

The Visayas Primary Healthcare Services, Inc. equips community health workers (CHW) and leaders of people’s organizations with knowledge and skills to respond to the basic health needs of their communities through health promotion, disease prevention and selective curative process.

Health Service Delivery

The VPHCS reaches out to marginalized communities in Cebu and Bohol to render free medical check-ups, dental services, dispensing of medicines, circumcision, physical examination of public elementary students and optometric services.

Networking and Linkaging

The Visayas Primary Healthcare Services, Inc. establishes ties and relationships with various organizations, funding agencies, foundations, institutions and individuals in the international and national spheres in promoting primary health care and building community-based health programs in the Visayas.

Health Sector Organizing

The Visayas Primary Healthcare Services, Inc. taps and mobilizes volunteers of doctors, nurses, dentists, medical and nursing students and other health workers to render services in community-based health programs. They serve as resource persons for community activities such as basic health skills trainings (BHST) for community health workers (CHWs), health education and information for residents, and health programs.

Community-based health programs (CBHP) building

The Visayas Primary Healthcare Services, Inc. equips community health workers (CHW) and leaders of people’s organizations with knowledge and skills to respond to the basic health needs of their communities through health promotion, disease prevention and selective curative process.

Health Service Delivery

The VPHCS reaches out to marginalized communities in Cebu and Bohol to render free medical check-ups, dental services, dispensing of medicines, circumcision, physical examination of public elementary students and optometric services.

Health Sector Organizing

The Visayas Primary Healthcare Services, Inc. taps and mobilizes volunteers of doctors, nurses, dentists, medical and nursing students and other health workers to render services in community-based health programs. They serve as resource persons for community activities such as basic health skills trainings (BHST) for community health workers (CHWs), health education and information for residents, and health programs.

Research and advocacy

In order to raise the awareness of members of the health sector and the general populace on urgent and relevant health issues affecting the society, the Visayas Primary Healthcare Services, Inc. maintains a facebook page and a website as well as issues public statements in the social media.

Resource Management

The Visayas Primary Healthcare Services, Inc. has generated resources to fund and sustain its various programs and services from various foreign and local funding agencies. A local income-generating project is the Bahay Kahimsog, a two-storey concrete building built on a hill overlooking the Bohol Strait in Barangay Cambanac, Municipality of Baclayon, Bohol.

Networking and Linkaging

The Visayas Primary Healthcare Services, Inc. establishes ties and relationships with various organizations, funding agencies, foundations, institutions and individuals in the international and national spheres in promoting primary health care and building community-based health programs in the Visayas.

Research and advocacy

In order to raise the awareness of members of the health sector and the general populace on urgent and relevant health issues affecting the society, the Visayas Primary Healthcare Services, Inc. maintains a facebook page and a website as well as issues public statements in the social media.

Resource Management

The Visayas Primary Healthcare Services, Inc. has generated resources to fund and sustain its various programs and services from various foreign and local funding agencies. A local income-generating project is the Bahay Kahimsog, a two-storey concrete building built on a hill overlooking the Bohol Strait in Barangay Cambanac, Municipality of Baclayon, Bohol.

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