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Request for Data on Health Professionals/Workers

Requested from DOLE by Mary Joy Padilla at 02:02 PM on Aug 18, 2020.
Purpose: To be included in our National Health Workforce Accounts report to the World Health Organization
Date of Coverage: 08/18/2020 - 08/18/2020
Tracking no: #DOLE-665504288530

Mary Joy 02:02 PM, Aug 18, 2020

Dear ma'am/sir,

May we request on the latest available data on the following:

1. Number of newly active health workers who are foreign-trained or foreigners in the Philippines
2. Total number of employment posts for health professionals/workers especially in the private sector
3. Number of unfilled or vacant posts for health professionals/workers
4. Average of annual entry-level wages and salaries excluding social contributions in the private sector

Thank you.
August 31, 2020

Dear Mary Joy,


Thank you for your request dated Aug 18, 2020 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Request for Data on Health Professionals/Workers.

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, you may wish to contact the Philippine Statistics Authority at 4626600 loc. 829, or Department of Health at (02) 8651 7800 or resubmit your request addressed to the correct agency on the eFOI portal at /

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