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Overweight and Obese Population of in the Zamboanga City

Requested from PCHRD by C. Mosquisa at 10:27 PM on Sep 30, 2020.
Purpose: research study for my thesis
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2010 - 09/29/2020
Tracking no: #PCHRD-567254490232

Mosquisa 10:27 PM, Sep 30, 2020

Greetings of peace!
Hi! I would like to request for information regarding:
1. The population of Overweight and Obese by aged bracket in the Zamboanga City, Region IX.
2. Programs and services for person with obese cases in Zamboanga City from the year 2010-2020
3. List of Obesity Hospitals, clinic and Centers in Zamboanga City.
4. The top 10 most affected barangay in Zamboanga City.
5. The Rate of Health Risks reported that Linked to Obesity in Zamboanga City.
6. The number of employers or labourers with obese cases in Zamboanga City.

October 1, 2020

Dear Christine Joy,


Thank you for your request dated Sep 30, 2020 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

You requested for details on Overweight and Obese Population in Zamboanga City.

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 R&D Agenda (HRNDA).

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