Beverly Lorraine Ho is the OIC-Undersecretary of Health of the Public Health Services Team, and concurrent Director for Health Promotion Bureau and Disease Prevention and Control Bureau at the Department of Health – Philippines. As OIC-Undersecretary, she oversees the Disease Prevention and Control Bureau and Epidemiology Bureau. Meanwhile, as HPB Director, she leads risk communication and community engagement and demand generation for COVID-19 vaccines. On the other hand, as DPCB Director, she leads primary care integration of various health programs.
Prior to these, she was Chief of Research Division of the Health Policy Development and Planning Bureau where her efforts significantly contributed to the passage of key legislation on sugar-sweetened beverage tax, tobacco tax and universal health care. She has also worked in the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation and the Asian Development Bank.
Bev is also a fellow of the Maurice Greenberg World Fellows Program at Yale University, the Equity Initiative and the Atlantic Institute.