Partners

The implementation of the project EskweLA BAN sa Sigarilyo is guided by a Project Advisory Committee composed of officials and representatives from the following government agencies and civil society organizations:

TOBACCO-FREE KIDS

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is a leading force in the fight to reduce tobacco use and its deadly toll in the United States and around the world. We advocate for public policies proven to prevent kids from smoking, help smokers quit and protect everyone from secondhand smoke. Learn more about our key initiatives.

SOUTHEAST ASIA TOBACCO CONTROL ALLIANCE (SEATCA)

SEATCA is a multi-sectoral alliance established to support ASEAN countries in developing and putting in place effective tobacco control policies. It responds to grave need to fast track tobacco control policies in Southeast Asia. The alliance works to identify tobacco control priorities in the region and to coordinate efforts on these priorities. SEATCA promotes knowledge-sharing among countries for effective, evidence-based tobacco control measures and regional cooperation among its advocacy partners.

HEALTH JUSTICE

Health Justice Philippines is a non-governmental organization founded in 2009 that aims to bridge the gap between public health and law. in the country to enable Filipinos to make informed and empowered health choices. The organization is committed to be the leading resource in research and capacity-building for priority public health policies. We envision a population that is free from health risks and has equal access to health.

METRO MANILA DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (Filipino: Pangasiwaan sa Pagpapaunlad ng Kalakhang Maynila, MMDA), is an agency of the Republic of the Philippines created embracing the cities of Manila, Quezon City, Caloocan, Pasay, Mandaluyong, Makati, Pasig, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Las Pi単as, Para単aque, Valenzuela, Malabon, Taguig, Navotas and San Juan and the municipality of Pateros. The MMDA performs planning, monitoring and coordinative functions, and in the process exercises regulatory and supervisory authority over the delivery of metro-wide services within Metro Manila without diminution of the autonomy of the local government units concerning purely local matters.

Civil Service Commission

The Civil Service Commission was conferred the status of a department by Republic Act No. 2260 as amended and elevated to a constitutional body by the 1973 Constitution. It was reorganized under PD No. 181 dated September 24, 1972, and again reorganized under Executive Order no. 181 dated November 21, 1986. With the new Administrative Code of 1987 (EO 292), the Commission is constitutionally mandated to promote morale, efficiency, integrity, responsiveness, progressiveness, and courtesy in the Civil Service.

Department of Health

The Department of Health (DOH) is the principal health agency in the Philippines. It is responsible for ensuring access to basic public health services to all Filipinos through the provision of quality health care and regulation of providers of health goods and services.