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Organization Contact Information

Name: UP Manila National Telehealth Center
Street 1: 3rd floor IT Complex
Street 2: Taft Avenue, Manila
City: Manila
Province: Metro Manila
Post Code: 1000
Country: Philippines
Phone: +632 525 6501
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr.
First Name: Portia
Last Name: Marcelo
Title: Director
Phone: +632 525 6501

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Aliyah Lou
Last Name: Evangelista
Title: Communications Officer

General Information

Board Constituency: Technical agencies
Organization Type - Primary: Academic / Research Institution
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
The National Telehealth Center exists to promote the use of telehealth and related technologies in forming strategic partnerships with stakeholders in the delivery of services where such concepts are applicable. This shall be accomplished through responsible and innovative use of telecommunications and computer technologies. The Center aims to bridge the gaps between health services, educational needs, and community resources.

Through the development of sustainable telehealth applications and through collaborations with organizations, health professionals, health workers, clients and the community at large, the National Telehealth Center will lead in the promotion of the responsible use of technology in health, ensure quality in its endeavors, and empower its clients through information and knowledge exchange.
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? < $1,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Internet search
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Resource mobilization
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Philippines
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
We promote ehealth for tb..

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Philippines
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: South East Asian
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)


Delivery of health services and care
Provision of drugs, diagnostics and commodities
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Technical Assistance Philippines


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

New Diagnostics:
Electronic tb diagnostic committees

Comparing conventional tb diagnostic committee decisions against sputum culture as gold standard


Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: November 13, 2010
Last updated: May 15, 2012