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In Philippines, WHO Working With Local Municipalities To Improve Maternal, Newborn, Child Health

Devex: In southern Philippines, a test for WHO’s unconventional venture
“…[I]n the city of Tagum in Davao, located in the southern Philippine region of Mindanao, the WHO is playing a rather unconventional role: Working with local actors to improve maternal, newborn, and child health. It is one of the two areas across the Western Pacific region — the other one is in several municipalities in China — where the health aid agency has taken the decision to work with local authorities and development partners at the subnational level…” (Ravelo, 5/16).

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