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Nurse Statistics in the Philippines as of 2018 (or latest)

Requested from DOH by Monette Medina at 06:23 PM on May 06, 2018.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 05/06/2010 - 05/06/2018
Tracking no: #DOH-553070395111



Monette 06:23 PM, May 06, 2018

Hi! I would like to request information regarding the questions below. Thanks!

1) Number of hospitals in the Philippines broken down as primary, secondary and tertiary with corresponding bed count per province or region (Gov't and Private)
2) Current Nursing workforce in the Philippines (Private and Gov't)
3) Projected Supply and Demand of Nurses
4) Current Nurse to Patient/Bed Staffing Ratio in the Philippines
5) Current Ratio of Nurse per population
6) Nursing graduates per year from 2008 up to 2016

Madelaine 09:33 AM, May 09, 2018

May 9, 2018

Dear Monette,

Thank you for your request dated May 06, 2018 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Nurse Statistics in the Philippines as of 2018 (or latest).

We received your request on May 06, 2018 and will respond on or before May 25, 2018 06:23:32 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEERPSC01NTMwNzAzOTUxMTEM, for request with ticket number #DOH-553070395111.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Madelaine Casimiro
FOI Officer

Dr. Kenneth 08:18 AM, May 28, 2018

May 28, 2018

Dear Monette Medina,

This refers to your request under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Nurse Statistics in the Philippines as of 2018 (or latest).

Our response to your request is due on May 25, 2018 06:23:32 PM. Unfortunately, it is taking longer than expected to deal with your request.

We apologize for this delay but have applied for an extension so we could work further on your request. We hope to be able to send you a response on or before Jun 22, 2018 06:23:32 PM.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEERPSC01NTMwNzAzOTUxMTEM, for request with ticket number #DOH-553070395111.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

FOI Unit

Dr. Kenneth 03:51 PM, Jun 06, 2018

June 6, 2018

Dear Monette Medina,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated May 06, 2018 06:23:32 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Nurse Statistics in the Philippines as of 2018 (or latest).

Response to Request

Your FOI request is approved. Please find attached file for reference on the data for item no. (4) Current nurse to patient/ bed staffing ratio and item no. (5) current ratio of nurse per population. Please take note that  we were only able to provide the data for 2016-2017.

As per your request for data on  item no. (1) Number of hospitals in the Philippines, may we refer you to our National Health Facility Registry at (https://nhfr.doh.gov.ph) for reference on your query. 

Also, please visit  our  National Database of Selected Human Resource for Health at (http://www.ndhrhis.com) for your request on item no. (2) current nursing workforce in the Philippines. Once you are in the website, kindly click the statistical report tab in the upper right side of the home page for reference in your query.

Lastly, may we inform you that this Office, as of the moment does not keep data on item no. (5) projected supply and demand of nurses and item no. (6) nursing graduate per year from 2008 up to 2016, although for item no. (6), you may try to inquire with the Commission on Higher Education for assistance.

Your right to request a review

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to Undersecretary Lilibeth C. David, Chair of Data Governance Oversight Committee/ DOH Central Appeals and Review Committee, at medata.gov.doh@gmail.com .Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Dr. Kenneth Ronquillo
FOI Decision Maker

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 Nurse Statistics in the Philippines as of 2018 (or latest).pdf

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