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Burial Asssistance

Requested from PCHRD by P. Balassu at 01:15 PM on Feb 10, 2022.
Purpose: Burial Assistance
Date of Coverage: 02/09/2022 - 02/10/2022
Tracking no: #PCHRD-157543404085

Balassu 01:15 PM, Feb 10, 2022


I am requesting financial assistance for the unfortunate and unexpected passing of my Mother. She suffered from Cerebrovascular Accident probably bleeding, CAP-Moderate Risk, Covid Suspect, and Hypertension.

Coleto 08:46 AM, Feb 11, 2022

February 11, 2022

Dear Mr. Prince Balassu,

Thank you for your request dated February 10, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch. You requested burial assistance. 

The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD),one of the sectoral councils of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), mandated to Formulate policies, plans, programs, project, and strategies for health S&T development, Program and allocate government and external funds for research and development (R&D), Monitor R&D projects, and generate external funds.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, we regret to inform you that our office does not provide financial assistance for burials. Hence, we referred your request to the Department of Social Welfare and Development to assist you on your concern.  

For more information, you may contact the Department of Social Welfare and Development Central Office at (632) 931-8101 to 07 or email them at or Department of Social Welfare and Development Region 1 at (072) 687-8000 or email them at

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact using the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #PCHRD-157543404085

Thank you.


Janneth Coleto
DOST-PCHRD FOI Receiving Officer

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