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Population of children with Down's Syndrome per region

Requested from DOH by H. Superal at 04:12 PM on Jun 21, 2022.
Purpose: Undergraduate thesis
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2019 - 01/01/2022
Tracking no: #DOH-962942831541

Superal 04:12 PM, Jun 21, 2022

Hi! I would like to request information on the population of infants born with Down's Syndrome per region from 2019 to 2022. If it is not available, the latest statistics on children with Down's syndrome per region would suffice. Thank you!

Receiving Officer 08:30 AM, Jun 22, 2022

June 22, 2022

Dear Hana,

Thank you for your request dated Jun 21, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Population of children with Down's Syndrome per region.

We received your request on Jun 21, 2022 and will respond on or before Jul 12, 2022 04:12:12 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/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEERPSC05NjI5NDI4MzE1NDEM, for request with ticket number #DOH-962942831541.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

FOI Receiving Officer
FOI Officer

June 22, 2022

Dear Hana Superal,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Jun 21, 2022 04:12:12 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Population of children with Down's Syndrome per region.

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have the information you have requested. 

We regret to inform you that data collection for Down syndrome has just started this year and data gathering is still ongoing.

 You may wish to contact the DOWN SYNDROME ASSOCIATION OF THE PHILIPPINES, INC. at their facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/53343128860/ for this data request

Thank you

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Thank you.

Respectfully,
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