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Guidelines for designing cancer hospital

Requested from DOH by Paul Patrick Cubacub at 09:25 PM on Dec 12, 2018.
Purpose: Thesis research
Date of Coverage: 12/12/2018 - 12/12/2018
Tracking no: #DOH-758468472477

Paul Patrick 09:25 PM, Dec 12, 2018

hi, i would like to request the following:

1. guidelines for a specialized hospital specifically a oncology hospital and research center.

2. Site selection criteria for this type of specialized hospital.

Madelaine 11:14 AM, Dec 18, 2018

December 18, 2018

Dear Paul Patrick,

Thank you for your request dated Dec 12, 2018 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Guidelines for designing cancer hospital.

We received your request on Dec 12, 2018 and will respond on or before Jan 02, 2019 09:25:28 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/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEERPSC03NTg0Njg0NzI0NzcM, for request with ticket number #DOH-758468472477.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

April Molina
FOI Officer

Dr. Kenneth 06:37 PM, Dec 28, 2018

December 28, 2018

Dear Paul Patrick Cubacub,

I refer to my letter of Dec 12, 2018 09:25:28 PM; about your request under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Guidelines for designing cancer hospital.

Our response to your request is due on Jan 02, 2019 09:25:28 PM. Unfortunately, it is taking longer than expected to deal with your request because we endorsed the request to the DOH Disease Prevention and Control Bureau and we are still awaiting for their response to your request.

I 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 Jan 30, 2019 09:25:28 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/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEERPSC03NTg0Njg0NzI0NzcM, for request with ticket number #DOH-758468472477.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Ms. April Molina
FOI Officer

Dr. Kenneth 02:48 PM, Jan 25, 2019

January 25, 2019

Dear Paul Patrick Cubacub,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Dec 12, 2018 09:25:28 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Guidelines for designing cancer hospital.

Response to Request

Your FOI request is approved. Please be informed that the DOH, through the Philippine Health Facility Development Plan 2017-2022, shall establish the following specialty centers in strategically selected DOH Hospitals:

1.Heart-Lung Centers
2. Brain Centers & Acute Stroke Units
3. Oncology Centers
4. Trauma Centers
5. Orthopedic Centers
6. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Centers
7. Kidney Transplant Centers
8. Diabetes Control Centers
9. Eye Centers
10. Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine Centers
11. Reproductive Health Centers
12. Neonatology Centers
13. Geriatric Centers
14. Toxicology Centers
15. Burn Centers
16. Dermatology Centers 
17. Psychiatry Centers

The guidelines for the establishment of the aforementioned specialty centers have been drafted and for further consultation with experts from different specialty societies and shall be issued by the DOH in the form of Department Order. The DOH hospitals where the specialty centers shall be established are strategically selected through specific parameters such as service capability assessment and consolidated recommendations of experts and resource persons from National Specialty Centers, medical societies and other stakeholders through various consultations. 


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,

April Rhea Molina
FOI Receiving Officer

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