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Total Amount of Medical Waste

Requested from PCHRD by G. Nebris at 11:42 PM on Mar 12, 2021.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 03/01/2020 - 03/12/2021
Tracking no: #PCHRD-635289454605

Nebris 11:42 PM, Mar 12, 2021

Good evening, maam and sir. 

I'd like to ask  how much medical wastes do our country have collected from  March 2020 to 2021? 

Thank you!

March 15, 2021

Dear Geeson,


Thank you for your request dated Mar 12, 2021 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

You requested information about the total amount of medical waste our country have collected from  March 2020 to 2021.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance PCHRD does not have the information you have requested. 

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).

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