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    Date: 2022-09-28 11:49:31.658704


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Cancer Research Institute

Requested from DOH by L. Tan at 11:49 AM on Sep 28, 2022.
Purpose: Architectural Capstone (Thesis)
Date of Coverage: 09/28/2022 - 09/28/2022
Tracking no: #DOH-570957544838

Tan 11:49 AM, Sep 28, 2022

Hello! I am an architecture student at the Technological Institute of the Philippines, Manila. I am working on my architectural capstone (thesis). I would like to ask for the following information: 

1. Spaces required in a cancer research institute
2. The equipment, machines, etc. in every space 
3. Floor plan of a cancer research institute
4. The workflow in the cancer research institute

Everything will be used purely for educational purposes. I hope that you can help me establish my thesis. Thank you very much!

Receiving Officer 12:29 PM, Sep 29, 2022

September 29, 2022

Dear Lester,

Thank you for your request dated Sep 28, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Cancer Research Institute.

We received your request on Sep 28, 2022 and will respond on or before Oct 19, 2022 11:49:31 AM, 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, for request with ticket number #DOH-570957544838.

Thank you.


FOI Receiving Officer
FOI Officer

Maker 09:41 AM, Oct 03, 2022

Dear Lester Tan

Please be informed that we have endorsed your request to the Health Facility Development Bureau (HFDB) for action. Kindly await for their response, thank you

Maker 04:47 PM, Oct 11, 2022

October 11, 2022

Dear Lester Tan,


Thank you for your request dated Sep 28, 2022 11:49:31 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Cancer Research Institute.

Response to Request

Your FOI request is approved. 

The Department of Health has published the Administrative Order No. 2022-0012 Rules and Regulations Governing the Licensure of Cancer Treatment Facilities in the Philippines, providing the guidelines and minimum licensing requirements for cancer facilities. 

The said issuance includes planning and design guidelines, equipment, space requirements and reference floor plans for cancer facilities. The issuance can be accessed/downloaded from the Health Facilities and Services Regulatory Bureau (HFSRB) official website through the link:

Kindly accomplish the FOI Request Feedback form at the link:

Thank you

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