The Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) has been granted a Freedom of Information (FOI) Certificate of Compliance by the Presidential Communications Office (PCOO).
The certificate indicates that the DDB has passed the requirements set forth by the Inter-Agency Task Force on the Harmonization of National Government Performance Monitoring, Information and Reporting Systems.
DDB Chairman Secretary Catalino S. Cuy DDB Chairman Secretary Catalino S. Cuy said that the award proves the agency’s commitment to promote an accountable and transparent government. “We are very proud to be given this recognition. Ensuring a transparent agency that is responsive to the needs of the public has always been a priority of the DDB,” Sec. Cuy stated.
Administrative Order No. 25, s. 2011 mandates the Inter-Agency Task Force to harmonize, unify, streamline and simplify all existing monitoring and reporting requirements and processes through the development of a common set performance scorecard.
Specified in Memorandum Circular No. 2017-1, Section 5, DDB’s FOI Manual is uploaded on its website under the Transparency Seal. (Ella Marie L. Dimaculangan, Public Relations Officer, Dangerous Drugs Board)