Bureau of International Health Cooperation

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VISION:

Center for excellence in international health collaboration towards quality health for all

 

MISSION:

Ensure complementarity of global policies with domestic plicies and ensure effective and efficient management of international support to health sector

 

BIHC CREDO

BENIGNITY AND RESPONSIVENESS TO THE PUBLIC

BIHC shall extend prompt, courteous and adequate service to the public. BIHC shall provide information on the policies and procedures in clear and understandable language, ensure openness of information, encourage suggestions, simplify and systematize policy, rules and procedures, avoid red tape and develop an understanding and appreciation of the socio-economic conditions prevailing in the country, especially in the depressed and rural areas.

INCLINATION TOWARDS CONTINUOUS LEARNING

BIHC shall always strive for dynamic and continuous learning. Factors affecting global health such as globalization of the world economy, health problems associated with global movements of people and commerce and increased importation of infectious agents and hazardous contaminants shall be the driving force of the Bureau in the quest for technical expertise.

HONESTY AND SINCERITY

BIHC shall remain true to the people at all times. They must act with honesty and sincerity and shall not discriminate against anyone, especially the poor and the underprivileged. They shall at all times, respect the rights of others and shall refrain from doing acts contrary to law, good morals, good customs, public policy and public interest. Furthermore, BIHC shall always uphold the public interest over and above personal interest. All resources and powers of the Bureau must be employed and used efficiently, honestly and economically, particularly to avoid wastage in public funds.

COMPLEMENTARY WITH INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS

BIHC shall ensure that globalization becomes a positive force for all Filipinos. For while globalization offers great opportunities, at present its benefits are very unevenly shared while its costs are unevenly distributed. Only through broad and sustained efforts to create a shared future in partnership with both international and local stakeholders can globalization be made fully inclusive and equitable.