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Fecal Smear Images

Requested from UPM by C. Rivera at 09:14 PM on Aug 21, 2022.
Purpose: Thesis Paper
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2022 - 08/21/2022
Tracking no: #UPM-633330895721

Rivera 09:14 PM, Aug 21, 2022

We would like to request for fecal smear images from the clinical laboratory of Philippine General Hospital (PGH). It would be used for a machine learning algorithm that detects and classifies ascaris lumbricoides, trichuris trichiuria, and hookworm eggs.

Officer 11:29 AM, Aug 26, 2022

August 26, 2022

Dear Carlos Yuan,

Thank you for your request dated Aug 21, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Fecal Smear Images.

We received your request on Aug 21, 2022 and will respond on or before Sep 09, 2022 09:14:02 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/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEFVQTS02MzMzMzA4OTU3MjEM, for request with ticket number #UPM-633330895721.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

FOI Receiving Officer
FOI Officer

Vice-Chancellor for Administration 12:35 PM, Sep 08, 2022

September 8, 2022

Dear Carlos Yuan Rivera,

I refer to my letter of Aug 21, 2022 09:14:02 PM about your request under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Fecal Smear Images.

Part of the hospital protocol requires requestors to initially seek endorsement from the UP Manila Research and Ethics Board prior to the approval of the request.  It can be accessed online through the UPMREB website (reb.upm.edu.ph) . There are forms to be filled up and instructions are given. Moreover, researchers need to register via online to the Research Grants Administration Office (RGAO). Once you have the clearance, the PGH Expanded Hospital Research Office (EHRO) will issue a permit for your request to proceed and act upon by the appropriate department. You may use the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://www.foi.gov.ph/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHQsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEFVQTS02MzMzMzA4OTU3MjEM, for request with ticket number #UPM-633330895721, to respond.

During the period of us awaiting your reply, your request will be put on hold. If we do not receive a reply on or before Dec 01, 2022 04:34:49 AM, your request will be closed.

We hope to hear from you at the soonest possible time.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

FOI Decision Maker, Vice-Chancellor for Administration
FOI Officer

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