Libraries and Resource Centers

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The DOH Central Library is located at the ground floor of Building 12-A, Department of  Health, San Lazaro Compound, Rizal Avenue, Sta. Cruz, Manila. Approximately occupying 280 sqm of space, the Library offers a reading area with a seating capacity of 55 users, an open stack area consisting the General Collection, WHO Publications and DOH Publications sections. There are six OPAC stations with access to Internet. 

The Resource Center for Health System Development (RCHSD) portal is the virtual repository of knowledge on health system development of the Department of Health (DOH). The portal is designed to be a one-stop research site for all, with access to the full text of health system development materials, list of experts that can be tapped by not only the DOH community but also by those coming from other other organizations for their knowledge sharing activities and needs, discussion board where practically everyone can visit and share their views on health topics that matter, a feature where one can seek for the help of our staff in terms of giving advice on appropriate resources, and eventually, an interactive site for online learning.

National Epidemiology Center (NEC) Library The National Epidemiology Center Library, formerly Field Epidemiology Training Program Library, was established 1989 under the FETP project. Dr. Mark E. White donated most of the library holdings. It provides materials and services to meet the instructional research and extension needs of all FETP fellows and staff.