FREEDOM of INFORMATION


Purpose
The Philippine Pharma Procurement Inc. (PPPI) Freedom of Information (FOI) Manual is to guide the public in requesting for information from Philippine Pharma Procurement Inc. (PPPI)  as perscribed under Executive Order (EO) No. 2 (s.2016).

Policy Statement
In line with the constitutional mandate upholding the right to freedom of information and implementation of public disclosure of all it's transactions involving public interest, the PPPI is committed to release information to the public involving public interest, subject to limitations as provided by the Constitution, applicable laws, rules, regulations and procedures, such a Republic Act (RA) No. 10173, otherwise known as the "Data Privacy Act," and the list of Exceptions approved by the Office of the Presidents, Among others.

Procedure for Filling FOI Request

1. Requesting party should fill out, and submit the FOI Request Form to PPPI Office.
2. Upon receipt, the PPPI has to stamp the form, including the date and time of request.
3. A response is expected within fifteen (15) working days following date of receipt of the request. Working days are those other than Saturday, Sunday, or a day declared a national holiday in the Philippines.
4. If the requested information requires further details to identify or locate, the fifteen (15) working days start the day after it gets the required clarification from the requesting party. In such cases, the requesting party shall be informed by the PPPI.


PPPI  have their respective FOI Receiving Officers (FROs) and FOI Decision Makers (FDMs)

FOI Receiving Officer (FRO)

 

Ms. Melanie M. Aguelo

OIC-Administration

mhel.aguelo@pitcpharma.com.ph

(02) 840-1123 loc139

 

 

FOI Decision Maker (FDM)

 

Mr. Jose Antonio A. Capistrano Jr.

President  & CEO

junjun.capistrano@pitcpharma.com.ph

(02) 840-1123 loc 119


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The FRO performs the following duties:

Receive on behalf of PPPI all requests for information and facilitate such requests;
Ensure that the FOI request form is completely accomplished;
Provide assistance and support with regard to FOI;
Process all requests and forward to the concerned office (within and outside PPPI) as may be appropriate; and
Provide assistance in ensuring all requests are responded to within the prescribed time.

Requests may be made through the following:


Request for Extension of Time

If the information requested requires extensive search of the government’s office records facilities, examination of voluminous records, the occurrence  of fortuitous events or other analogous cases, the requesting party shall be informed by the PPPI.

The requesting party shall be informed of the extension, setting forth the reasons for such extension. In no case shall the extension exceed twenty (20) working days on top of the mandated fifteen (15) working days to act on the request, unless exceptional circumstances warrant a longer period.



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