The Zero Extreme Poverty Health Cluster was formed in April 2016 and is currently composed of 12 active CSO and private sector members. It aims to create collective impact towards the improvement of maternal and child health, family planning, nutrition, and tuberculosis among extremely poor families in convergence areas.


Contribute to the achievement of SDGs and related health indicators in the Philippines by 2030.

Output 1: Support to building capacities of local government units and/or poor communities in the implementation of MNCHN-FP, and TB programs are provided.

Cluster members support LGUs/communities in improving
a. Leadership and Governance
b. Service Delivery
c. Demand generation or community mobilization to improve health seeking behavior and utilization of health services

Output 2: Policy advocacy activities on health-related issues for extremely poor communities are undertaken by the health cluster as collective unit

a. Cluster members sit in government agency-wide or other CSO technical committee/policy groups on MCH, FP, TB, Nutrition
b. Cluster members participate in key policy activities (i.e. dialogues, development) with government agencies or non-governmental actors individually or as a part of a group

Output 3: Information and awareness campaigns on Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health and Nutrition (1st 1000 days approach), FP, and TB are conducted to the extremely poor communities.

Cluster members conduct information and awareness campaigns and health education programs in target areas or communities with high concentration of poor households

Lead Organization

Unit 1701 Tektite West Tower, Philippine Stock Exchange Centre, Exchange Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City, 1605 Philippines

Cluster Members