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Healthcare in the Philippines

Requested from NRCP by G. Andalis at 02:18 PM on Mar 27, 2019.
Purpose: Research and Decvelopment
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2018 - 02/18/2019
Tracking no: #NRCP-596651338319

Andalis 02:18 PM, Mar 27, 2019

To whom it may concern, 

Good day! Do you have any research conducted in 2018 about Philippine Healthcare. Insights related to the current state of the Philippine Healthcare market, including:

1) list of medical equipment/ procedures/ treatment/ others
2) what are the challenges of the philippines in terms of the availability of treatment
3) what are the most common diseases in the country which requires surgery, continuous treatment or will need a specific equipment to be identified or treated? where are this available (e.g. hospital name)

Thank you

April 8, 2019

Dear Gwendolyn,


Thank you for your request dated Mar 27, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

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You asked for Healthcare in the Philippines.

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While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have  the information you have requested. However, you may wish to contact Dr, Jaime C. Montoya, Executive Director, Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) at, tel no. (02)837 2924 and Dr. Francisco T. Duque III, Secretary, Department of Health (DOH), or resubmit your request addressed to the correct agency on the eFOI portal at and

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