Department of Health Annual Report 2003


When SARS emerged as a disease that caused global alert the DOH reporting and surveillance system facilitated quick response. With the first suspected case in Philippine soil the President signed Execullve Order No. 201 designating the Secretary
of Health as the Crisis Manager for SARS granting power and authority necessary to contain control prevent and restrict the spread of SARS in the country.

Source InstitutionDepartment of Health
Source URL
Page Count36
Place of PublicationManila
Original Publication DateJanuary 1, 2004
Tags DOH Annual Report, Strengthening Partnership for Health