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The number of reported Neurological Diseases (e.g., Stroke, Epilepsy, etc) cases in the Philippines

Requested from PCHRD by Zarah Jane Alagad at 03:32 PM on Sep 17, 2018.
Purpose: Thesis Research and Academic Purpose
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2015 - 09/17/2018
Tracking no: #PCHRD-043843935096

Zarah Jane 03:32 PM, Sep 17, 2018

Hi. Good day! I would like to request for the information regarding 1) The number of reported Neurological Diseases like Stroke(Brain Attack), Epilepsy, Migraine, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Dementia, etc. in the Philippines from year 2015-2018 or estimated upto 2020. 2) Lists of most affected areas/city/provinces of this cases in the country. Thank you and Gobdless!
September 17, 2018

Dear Zarah Jane,


Thank you for your request dated Sep 17, 2018 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

You requested for The number of reported Neurological Diseases (e.g., Stroke, Epilepsy, etc) cases in the Philippines.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance the Council does not have the information you have requested. However, you may wish to contact Department of Health by sending a letter through email and addressed to Dr. Ruby Constantino.You may also wish to request on PhilHealth at

May we suggest you to visit HERDIN ( to look for related studies. Health Research and Development Information Network (HERDIN) database is
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You may also explore Philippine Health Research Registry (PHRR) It is a publicly-available database of newly-approved health researches from 2012 onwards. Name and contact number of the researchers can be found on the said database for inquiries.

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