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number of epileptic patient

Requested from DOH by Vanessa Gonzales at 09:02 AM on Dec 02, 2019.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 01/02/2002 - 12/01/2019
Tracking no: #DOH-261670318250

Vanessa 09:02 AM, Dec 02, 2019

Hi I would like to request information about epilepsy cases in our country and  the ages and gender it usually happen.

FOI 01:09 PM, Dec 02, 2019

December 2, 2019

Dear Vanessa,

Thank you for your request dated Dec 02, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for number of epileptic patient.

We received your request on Dec 02, 2019 and will respond on or before Dec 23, 2019 09:02:29 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 https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEERPSC0yNjE2NzAzMTgyNTAM, for request with ticket number #DOH-261670318250.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

FOI Receiving Officer

Dr. Kenneth 09:35 AM, Dec 03, 2019

December 3, 2019

Dear Vanessa Gonzales,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Dec 02, 2019 09:02:29 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for number of epileptic patient.

Response to Request

Your FOI request is approved. However, please note that as of the moment, this office is only able to provide you mortality data on "Disease of the Nervous System" for 2016. You may view this in the Philippine Health Statistics Annual Report 2016 at https://www.doh.gov.ph/sites/default/files/publications/2016_PHILIPPINE-HEALTH-STATISTICS.pdf

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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 foi@doh.gov.ph. 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,
FOI Receiving Officer

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