The Health GeoLab Collaborative (HGLC) is managed by the board of the Health GeoLab Inc. NGO registered in the Philippines (

The Board of the Health GeoLab Inc. NGO:

  • Defines the strategic direction and membership of the HGLC.
  • Prioritizes the activities of the HGLC based on the challenges and needs expressed by the Members.
  • Evaluates the work performed by the HGLC Management Office.
  • Communicates its discussions and decisions that affect or define the HGLC policies, rules, or positions by making summary reports available to all members of the HGLC
  • Meet at least once a year or as deemed necessary

An advisory committee composed of representatives from the HGLC’s Membersgip is supporting the Board of the Health GeoLab Inc by:

  • Making recommendations and/or provide key information and materials to the in country health sector in general and the Hea;th GeoLab Inc. NGO in particular
  • Serving as liaison and advocate for the HGLC to the community they respectively serve
  • Assisting in determining activities of importance for the HGLC Members

The HGLC management office is itself having for function to:

  • Help the health sector in countries structure needs and challenges into projects proposals publicizes them and facilitates the selection of the final proposal.
  • Team with the following groups to implement the priority actions and activities defined by the steering committee and therefore answer in countries’ health sectors needs and challenges:
    • Donors to identify and secure funding
    • The private sector to establish Public Private Partnership (PPP) agreements
    • The Members of the HGLC to:
      • Assesses, advises, and guides the government and partners in countries.
      • Develop the reference (guidelines, SOPs,..), advocacy, and training material they need to support the implementation of their programs and ensure an homogenous use of these among the HGLC Members.
      • Test Application and methods.
  • Monitor and evaluate the implementation of projects and activities in countries.
  • Maintains and expand the HGLC membership and the roster of consultant.
  • Maintains and animates the HGLC website, the knowledge repository, the network, and the social media platforms.
  • Organize, in collaboration with the hosting institution, the annual HGLC meeting.

The HGLC Bylaws provides more information about the functions and responsibilities of each of these entities .