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How much was the grant given to UP Scientist and UP PGH for the R &D of Covid Cure

Requested from UPM by Geraldine Gasgonia at 09:52 AM on Apr 24, 2020.
Purpose: Transparency
Date of Coverage: 03/14/2020 - 04/24/2020
Tracking no: #UPM-451469040869

Geraldine 09:52 AM, Apr 24, 2020

Hi I would like to request information on How much was the grant given to UP Scientist and UP PGH for the research and development of Covid Cure?

FOI Receiving 12:05 PM, May 04, 2020

May 4, 2020

Dear Geraldine,

Thank you for your request dated Apr 24, 2020 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for How much was the grant given to UP Scientist and UP PGH for the R &D of Covid Cure.

We received your request on Apr 24, 2020 and will respond on or before Jul 17, 2020 09:52:35 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://zcwdv520190208-dot-efoi-ph.appspot.com/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEFVQTS00NTE0NjkwNDA4NjkM, for request with ticket number #UPM-451469040869.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

FOI Receiving Officer
FOI Officer

FOI Decision Maker, 04:52 PM, May 08, 2020

May 8, 2020

Dear Geraldine Gasgonia,

Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated Apr 24, 2020 09:52:35 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

You asked for the amount of grant given to UP Scientists and UP-PGH for the R&D of COVID-19 cure.

Your FOI request is approved. UP leads the "WHO Solidarity Clinical Trial Project." It received a DOST-PCHRD grant of P24M to support the participation of 24 hospitals.

Please refer to the UP Manila Healthscape Special COVID-19 Issue No. 3, May 2, 2020. Link: https://bit.ly/3d93Voa. The newsletter carries an article about this project.

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 foirc.upmanila@up.edu.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 Decision Maker, Vice-Chancellor for Administration
FOI Receiving Officer

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