About Us



ZFF is a catalyst for the achievement of better health outcomes for the poor by strengthening leadership and governance, with a primary focus on rural communities in the Philippines.


ZFF is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of Filipinos by focusing on the achievement of the country’s Sustainable Development Goals for health, in partnership with government and other stakeholders.


ZFF works to achieve a clearly defined set of objectives:

  • All trained local health leaders have improved Bridging Leadership competencies.
  • All trained local health leaders are able to strengthen local health systems with equitable and sustainable community-driven arrangements for better health outcomes.
  • Lessons learnt and evidences are disseminated to advocate equitable policies in public health and governance.
  • Partnerships with government and other stakeholders are formed to support and institutionalize leadership and local health system development.