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Number of Hepatitis G cases in the Philippines

Requested from PCHRD by J. Victorino at 09:46 PM on Apr 16, 2022.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2016 - 04/01/2022
Tracking no: #PCHRD-604574500076

Victorino 09:46 PM, Apr 16, 2022

Good day! 

I would like to ask if I can gather data in your good office about:

1) Updated data of Hepatitis G cases
2)  Top 5 or 10 most affected provinces in the country. 
3) Number of Cases in CARAGA region from 2016-2022, if possible.

Thank you so much in advance. It would be a great help in conducting my study.

Coleto 01:03 PM, Apr 18, 2022

April 18, 2022

Dear John Angelo Victorino,

Thank you for your request dated April 16, 2022, under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch. You requested information about the Number of Hepatitis G cases in the Philippines.

The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), is one of the three sectoral councils of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) that is responsible for coordinating and monitoring research activities in the country. Moreover, DOST-PCHRD is mandated to: (1) formulate policies, plans, programs, projects, and strategies for health S&T development; (2) program and allocate government and external funds for research and development (R&D); (3) monitor R&D projects; and (4) generate external funds.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, we regret to inform you that our office does not have  the information you requested. We referred your request to the Department of Health-Epidemiology Bureau, to assist you on your concern.

For more information, you may contact the Department of Health-Epidemiology Bureau at (632) 8651-7800 loc 2950-2951 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-604574500076.

Thank you.

Respectfully yours,

Janneth M. Coleto
DOST-PCHRD FOI Receiving Officer

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