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Prevalence of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in the Philippines

Requested from DOH by C. Pedro at 04:57 PM on Mar 21, 2022.
Purpose: Research Paper
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2007 - 12/31/2017
Tracking no: #DOH-157583201600

Pedro 04:57 PM, Mar 21, 2022

Hi, I am Chloe Jae P. Pedro, a 2nd year BA Behavioral Sciences at the University of the Philippines Manila. I would like to request statistics regarding the local prevalence and incidence of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) in the Philippines as this would be helpful in my undergraduate research paper for this semester. Thank you so much.

You may reach me through my email: cppedro@up.edu.ph

Receiving Officer 08:17 AM, Mar 22, 2022

March 22, 2022

Dear Chloe Jae,

Thank you for your request dated Mar 21, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Prevalence of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in the Philippines.

We received your request on Mar 21, 2022 and will respond on or before Apr 11, 2022 04:57:37 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/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEERPSC0xNTc1ODMyMDE2MDAM, for request with ticket number #DOH-157583201600.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

FOI Receiving Officer
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Maker 11:43 AM, Mar 22, 2022

Dear Chloe Jae Pedro

Please be informed that your request has been endorsed to the DOH Disease Prevention and Control Bureau. Kindly await for their response, thank you

April 21, 2022

Dear Chloe Jae Pedro,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Mar 21, 2022 04:57:37 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Prevalence of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome in the Philippines.

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 the DOH does not collect data on the cases of  Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). However, you may wish to contact the Philippine Obstetrical and Gynecological Society (POGS) at telephone number (632) 89212479; 89219420; 73415341; 89220195 or visit their website at https://www.pogsinc.org.

We would like to inform you that data collected by DOH are posted in the FHSIS annual reports and the Philippine Health Statistics posted in the DOH website at https://doh.gov.ph/publications/serials

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Respectfully,
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