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Myasthenia Gravis epidemiology (rates, ratio, statistics)

Requested from DOH by M. Dela Pasion at 12:55 AM on May 29, 2022.
Purpose: For case study
Date of Coverage: 11/01/2020 - 04/01/2022
Tracking no: #DOH-972210825160

Dela Pasion 12:55 AM, May 29, 2022

Hi. I would like to request for the number of Filipinos who were diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis from 2021-2022. Please include its mortality rate as well.

This is for a case study being conducted at the Lung Center of the Philippines. Thank you

May 31, 2022

Dear Mary Romaine,


Thank you for your request dated May 29, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Myasthenia Gravis epidemiology (rates, ratio, statistics).

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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 the Field Health Services Information System (FHSIS) of the Epidemiology Bureau does not collect data on the said request. All data being collected by the FHSIS can be found at this link:

Thank you.

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