Danica Aisa P. Ortiz holds the position of Research Analyst at Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS). Currently, she is involved in the different health research initiatives like the health market innovations, assessment of Department of Health financial management and private health sector studies. Prior to health, she was previously engaged in agricultural research of the Institute. Danica’s interest includes development economics, human resource and community development. She obtained her bachelors degree major Development Studies at University of the Philippines, with honors.