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MCH

Admission Requirements

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Graduate in Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing or has obtained a baccalaureate degree in the health profession;

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Has passed the board examination;

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Has experience in research, teaching and/or practice in the field related to community health for at least one year, and;

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Currently employed in the government, non-government organization or in an academic institution.

Admission Procedures

Step 1

Please send a letter of intent to the Dean (vicky@email.dmsf.edu.ph) through the Secretary of the Graduate School (thinnee@yahoo.com). Contents of the Letter of Intent:

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Full name, address and contact details;

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Graduate program you are applying for;

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Educational and career background;

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Main reason for applying to the graduate program, and;

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Queries

Step 2

The Dean will contact you to answer your queries and will notify you if you qualify in the initial screening.

Office of the Dean

Davao Medical School Foundation
Medical School Drive, Bajada, Davao City 8000
Philippines

Step 3: Initial Evaluation Results

Please submit scanned copies (PDF) of the following documents to the Secretary of the Graduate School (thinnee@yahoo.com; +639204726355)

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Filled-up Application Form (Download from school website);

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College Transcript of Records;

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Honorable Dismissal;

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Birth Certificate (PSA);

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Marriage Certificate from PSA (For Married Women);

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Endorsement of Director/Dean/ Supervisor/Head of Office;

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1 x 1 ID photos (2 copies);

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Short essay on reasons for enrolling in the graduate program with a topic of interest for research, and;

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Curriculum Vitae

*The Notice of Acceptance should not be construed as the actual enrollment.

Step 4

If you qualify, the Secretary of the Graduate School will email you the Notice of Acceptance (NOA) and Pre-Registration Notice (PRN).

Step 5

Please process your online enrollment to the Registrar’s Office through the assistance of the Secretary of the Graduate School.

Step 6

Please process your payment through any of the following options:
Option 1: Fund transfer
Option 1: Fund transfer

RIZAL COMMERCIAL BANKING CORPORATION (RCBC) – Quirino Branch

Account Name: DAVAO MEDICAL SCHOOL FOUNDATION, INC.

Account Number: 1525-157-322

METROBANK – Suazo Branch

Account Name: DAVAO MEDICAL SCHOOL FOUNDATION, INC.

Account Number: 668-366-8017-771

UCPB – Palma Branch

Account Name: DAVAO MEDICAL SCHOOL FOUNDATION, INC.

Account Number: 2041-7000-5671

PNB – Obrero Branch

Account Name: DAVAO MEDICAL SCHOOL FOUNDATION, INC.

Account Number: 4001-1004-3151 (Peso Account)
Account Number: 4001-6004-3145 (Dollar Account)

Pay ONLINE through

RCBC or METROBANK Payment

Option 2: Over-the-counter at the DMSFI Finance Office located at the Main Building, Ground Floor. Please wear face mask and observe social distancing.
Option 3: Online payment through RCBC or Metrobank direct payment.

Step 7

Please send a scanned copy of your deposit slip or proof of payment to the:
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DMSFI Finance Office for issuance of official receipt;

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Secretary of the Graduate School

Step 8

Please submit original copies of documents to the Secretary of the Graduate School for endorsement to the School Registrar on or before August 14, 2020.

Curriculum

Core Courses

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Biostatistics

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Epidemiology

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Community Organization

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Management of Change in a Health Care System

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Planning, Implementing, Monitoring and Evaluating

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Supervision and Delegation

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Human Behaviour in a Health Care Organization

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Value System in a Health Care Organization

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Maternal and Child Care Organization

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Environmental Health

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Public Health: Microbiology

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Public Health: Parasitology

Electives

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Resource Management

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Medical Sociology

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Community Mental Hygiene

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Public Health Education

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Traditional Medicine

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Occupational Health

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Forensic Medicine

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Clinical Update in Pediatrics, Medicine, Obstetrics and Surgery

The Participants

A candidate for the MCH program is eligible if he/she has the following qualifications:

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Filipino, 25-45 years old

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Is a graduate in Medicine or a B.S. degree of an approved institution and has successfully passed the Board examination.

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Has had adequate experience in practice, research or teaching in a field related to community health; or may not have experience in public health and community medicine.

Ten to fifteen participants are admitted for each batch on a first-come, first-served basis.

Application Procedures

The applicant should send a letter of application to the CERDH office. Upon receipt, the Center will immediately notify the interested applicant to fill out the MCH application form and submit it with the following requirements.
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Transcript of Records

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Curriculum Vitae;

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Endorsement letter from the Regional Director, or from the Executive Director if the applicant is an NGO-CBHP physician/worker.

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Honorable dismissal.

These basic requirements should be submitted at least two months before the start of the program. All participants will be notified if interviews are required. Those who are assigned in the rural areas will be informed through the DOH regional office.

Requirements of the Course

A candidate to be awarded the degree of Master in Community Health shall:
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Successfully complete the academic requirements of the course

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Pass the oral/comprehensive examinations

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Submit research projects in specific areas of interest.

For more information, write or call

Ms. Victoria T. Lupase, Ph.D.

Director, IGSR
Davao Medical School Foundation (DMSFI)
Davao Medical Drive Bajada, Davao City
Tel Nos. (063)(082)226-2344 Loc. 211
igsr@email.dmsf.edu.ph , 
vicky@email.dmsf.edu.ph

Ms. Melanie P. Joaquin

DMSFI- CERDH Secretary
Davao Medical School Foundation (DMSFI)
Medical Drive Bajada, Davao City
Tel Nos. (063)(082)226-2344 Loc. 211
thinnee@email.dmsf.edu.ph 
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thinnee@yahoo.com