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The number of reported suicide and attempted suicide cases among youths in the Philippines

Requested from DOH by Keren Samaniego at 06:33 PM on Nov 29, 2018.
Purpose: Thesis Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2013 - 10/01/2018
Tracking no: #DOH-317047728493

Keren 06:33 PM, Nov 29, 2018

Hi! I would like to request for information regarding:

1) The number of reported suicide and attempted suicide cases among youths in the Philippines
2) Causes of suicide (and if possible, their background)
December 5, 2018

Dear Keren,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Nov 29, 2018 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for The number of reported suicide and attempted suicide cases among youths 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. However, if it would be of any help, you may access our data sets on self-inflicted injury in the Online National Electronic Injury Surveillance Systems (http://www.oneiss.doh.gov.ph/login.php)

For further assistance you may review the FAQ section of the eFOI site: https://www.foi.gov.ph/help.

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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 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.

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Thank you.

Respectfully,
Madelaine Casimiro
FOI Officer

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