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Competent National Authority
Record information and status
Record ID
46523
Status
Published
Date of creation
2008-08-28 22:44 UTC (estaciojulietafe@gmail.com)
Date of last update
2011-11-04 08:07 UTC (estaciojulietafe@gmail.com)
Date of publication
2011-11-04 08:07 UTC (estaciojulietafe@gmail.com)

General information
Country
  • Philippines
Name of the Competent National Authority
Department of Health
Website
Coordinates
Coordinates
Department of Health
San Lazaro Compound, Sta. Cruz
Manila
Philippines
Phone:+632 651 7801; +623 651 7800
Fax:+632 743 1829
Email:etona@co.doh.gov.ph
Url:DOH Website
Regulatory function
Administrative functions
  • Pharmaceuticals
Detailed description of the regulatory functions
The Department of Health (DOH), as the principal authority on health, shall formulate guidelines in assessing the health impacts posed by modern biotechnology and its applications.  The DOH shall also require, review and evaluate results of environmental health impact assessments related to modern biotechnology and its applications.  In coordination with other concerned departments and agencies, it shall exercise such jurisdiction and other powers that it has been conferred with under existing laws.  It shall also take the lead in evaluating and monitoring processed food derived from or containing genetically modified organisms.
Types of LMOs under its jurisdiction
  • Processed foods derived from LMOs
Additional contact information
Contact person
Hon. Enrique T. Ona
Secretary
Department of Health (DOH)
San Lazaro Compound, Sta. Cruz
Manila
Philippines
Phone:+632 651-7801 ; +632 651-7800
Fax:+632 743-1829
Email:etona@co.doh.gov.ph
Url:DOH Website
Dr. Suzette H. Lazo
Director IV
Department of Health
Food and Drugs Administration (FDA)
Alabang
Muntinlupa City
Philippines
Phone:+632 842 4583
Email:shlazo@yahoo.com

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