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 Institution||Department of Health|
|Place of Publication||Manila|
|Original Publication Date||January 1, 2004|
|Tags||DOH Annual Report, Strengthening Partnership for Health|