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Statistics for the Number of Filipinos Affected by Color Vision Deficiency

Requested from PCHRD by A. P. at 09:13 AM on Oct 08, 2020.
Purpose: Research and Development
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2000 - 10/08/2020
Tracking no: #PCHRD-144135440280

P. 09:13 AM, Oct 08, 2020

Hello! I would like to request information on the following:

1. Statistics of Filipinos Affected by Color Vision Deficiency (CVD)

2. Demographic of Affected Population

October 8, 2020

Dear Aly,


Thank you for your request dated Oct 08, 2020 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

You requested information on Statistics of the Number of Filipinos Affected by Color Vision Deficiency.

The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) is one of the sectoral funding agencies of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) that provides R&D funding for research institutions in the Philippines. PCHRD funds research proposals that are aligned with the National Unified Health Research Agenda (NUHRA) and Harmonized National Research and Development Agenda (HRNDA). 

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance PCHRD does not have the information you have requested. However, you may wish to contact the following as they may have the information you need:

Department of Health - Disease Prevention and Control Bureau - Essential Non-Communicable Diseases Division
Telephone number: (02) 8651-7800 locals 1750-1752, 732-2493 

Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology
Telephone number: (02) 8813-5324; 8813-5318

Philippine Eye Research Institute
Email: /

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