Albert Francis E. Domingo, MD

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MSc Essays – Active Purchasing

  “An active approach to purchasing of services is fundamental to achieving efficiency and thereby expanding access to healthcare.” Critically assess this claim with reference to a country or region of your choice. Albert Francis E. Domingo, MD[1] Introduction Health systems will have to be designed, funded, and operated within the strengths and limitations of […]


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Philippine History in Around Two Minutes

I’ve been away from the Philippines for almost two months now – the longest I’ve ever been abroad. But I am enjoying ‪#‎MyCheveningJourney‬. And because I’m feeling a bit ‪#‎homesick‬ today, I decided to share this primarily for the benefit of my new international friends. Many of you have wondered why I speak as if […]


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Power, Pesos, and Public-Private Partnerships in the Philippine Health Sector

While it is acknowledged that the free market system and its perceived advantages as regards allocative efficiency can never take hold 100 percent due to so-called “market failures” (Morris S. et al. 2012, pp.114-132), Buse K. et al. (2012, p.52) points out that the general anti-state, pro-market trend of the 1980s arose due to allegations […]


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