House Resolution No. 9821 Article 8


SECTION 27. National Psoriasis Registry and Monitoring System.

– The DOH, in collaboration with the Council and other stakeholders, shall establish a national psoriasis registry and monitoring system. The registry must cover all forms of psoriasis among adults and children and serve as guide in the policy development of the Council. The national psoriasis registry shall be a population-based psoriasis registry seeking to collect data on all new cases of psoriasis by geographical region to provide framework for assessing and controlling the impact of psoriasis on the community. psoriasis registries shall form part of the Electronic Medical Reports requirement of the DOH, and that it shall be in accordance with the National Health Data Standards and Republic Act No. 10173, otherwise known as the “Data Privacy Act of 2012”.


SECTION 28. Hospital-Based Psoriasis Registry.

– Every hospital, including clinics, shall have its own psoriasis registry. The registry must record the personnel identification of psoriasis patients, psoriasis type, treatment received and its results and other data that the DOH may prescribe. The regional offices of the DOH shall ensure that all hospitals within their respective jurisdiction have psoriasis registry. The information shall be treated with utmost confidentiality and shall not be released to third parties, in accordance with Republic Act No. 10173 or the “Data Privacy Act of 2012”. Submission of the psoriasis registry data to the DOH shall be a requirement for the renewal of a license to operate of a hospital.


SECTION 29. Recording and Reporting of Psoriasis Cases.

– Adult and childhood psoriasis are considered as a notifiable disease in all levels of the health care system. Any hospital or clinic which diagnosed a patient with psoriasis shall report the same to the DOH. The DOH shall provide the form and manner of reporting of psoriasis cases.

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