MANDALUYONG, PHILIPPINES. In celebration of National Lung Month, Innovations for Community Health launched Oks Ka Lungs?–a video series where experts were invited to talk about tuberculosis. The three-part event was graced by renowned experts in social epidemiology, patient support, and community, rights, gender-related issues. Caption: Oks Ka Lungs? is a play on the Filipino phrase […]
Innovations for Community Health (InnovationsCH) is now a proud member of the Philippine Coalition against Tuberculosis (PhilCAT). Founded in 1994, PhilCAT is the largest coalition against TB composed of more than 60 private, professional, corporate, and government entities in the Philippines. InnovationsCH’s membership to PhilCAT will boost partnerships with the Coalition and its members, in […]
Innovations for Community Health, Inc. (InnovationsCH) launched its TeleDOTS Services online last November 25, 2021, via Kumu, with the theme: Sa Biyaheng TeleDOTS, Ligtas Ka! Through its social enterprise clinic and laboratory Kalinga Health, InnovationsCH recently held the virtual launch of their newest innovation, the TeleDOTS service via the Kumu platform. The online event brought […]
Previous studies have shown that strong private sector engagement is an effective way to increase screening and referral of presumptive TB cases for diagnostic testing. The hub and spoke, social enterprise model being operated by Kalinga Health offers an innovative solution to address these challenges. The Kalinga Health clinic acts as a “hub” where a […]
Innovations for Community Health is a proud member of the Activists’ Coalition on Tuberculosis – Asia Pacific (ACT! AP). ACT! AP is an international coalition of more than 30 individuals and organizations across 13 countries in the Asia Pacific Region. Since its inception in 2016, the coalition has been in the forefront of high-level regional […]
Kalinga Health is a not-for-profit clinic, affordable diagnostics center, and laboratory that provides a full range of outpatient healthcare products and services. We integrated the complete range of medical services that people need to take better care of their health in our clinics because we believe that healthcare should not only be of high quality […]
Innovations for Community Health, Inc. (InnovationsCH), together with ACCESS Health International, launched the second Kalinga Health in Mandaluyong City, November 25, 2020. The soft opening and blessing was attended by representatives from ACCESS Health International, Mandaluyong City Health Office, and City Coordinators of the National TB Program. Kalinga Health is a 360-degree social enterprise facility […]
InnovationsCH’s entry titled “Kalinga Health: A Hub-and-Spoke Social Enterprise Model in Engaging the Private Sector for Improved Tuberculosis Care” was selected THIRD PLACE in the search for the Gelia Castillo Award for Research on Social Innovations in Health (GCARSIH).
Kalinga Health Mandaluyong was named top performing facility in the National Capital Region for having one of the highest proportions of patients enrolled for treatment who were bacteriologically confirmed in Quarter 2 of 2021. This suggests a high quality of TB care, especially diagnostics, delivered in our facility.
Out of 933 entries across the nation, Innovations for Community Health (InnovationsCH) is among the top 20 organizations in the Search for the Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations Batch 19 (TAYO 19)!