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Botika ng Bayan/Barangay Program (BNB)

Requested from PPPI by Kenn Chua at 06:45 AM on Jul 22, 2018.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2000 - 01/01/2016
Tracking no: #PPPI-886504585583

Kenn 06:45 AM, Jul 22, 2018

Good day! As part of a planned research on drug access and health in the Philippines, I would like to request the following data in relation with the govt's Botika ng Barangay/Bayan program:
1. Location (barangay, city, province), owner, dates of operation (month-year entered and exited market), 
2. Monthly data on medicines supplied to BNB establishments (name of meds, price charged, quantity, type (e.g. branded or generic)
3. Monthly/Yearly data  on prices charged by BNB establishments for select medicines or drugs 
4. Name, location, dates of operation of other drugstores in the Philippines

FOI Receiving 10:29 AM, Aug 29, 2018

August 29, 2018

Dear Kenn,

Thank you for your request dated Jul 22, 2018 06:45:10 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for Botika ng Bayan/Barangay Program (BNB).

We received your request on August 29, 2018 06:45:10 AM and will respond on or before September 19, 2018 06:45:10 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, for request with ticket number #PPPI-886504585583.

Thank you.


FOI Receiving Officer
FOI Officer

Kenn 07:06 AM, Sep 05, 2018

Hello and good day! 

I would just like to make a follow-up on this and request an update on its status.

I understand that the processing of data takes time and just need a timeline of when it may be available.

Thank you.

FOI Decision 01:41 PM, Sep 14, 2018

September 14, 2018

Dear Kenn Chua,


Thank you for your request dated Jul 22, 2018 06:45:10 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your Request

You asked for Botika ng Bayan/Barangay Program (BNB).

Response to Request

Your FOI request is approved. I enclose a copy of [some/most/all] of the information you requested.

Your right to request a review

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 John Carlo Allegre ( 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.


Noel Oliver E. Punzalan


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