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FAQs on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-2019)

February 21, 2020
In view of the need to keep the public abreast with accurate and relevant information, the Department of Health wishes to provide the public with right information about the COVID-2019:1. What are cor ...

MANGROVE MICROORGANISMS TAPPED AS NEW SOURCE OF ANTIBIOTICS

February 20, 2020
Mr. Carlo Chris Apurillo presenting the results of their study during the NRCP Regional Basic Research Caravan in Tacloban City. Some 22 fungi species living in mangroves have been isolated an ...

“Is the Philippines ready for HIV self-testing?” study probes

January 28, 2020
The study, “Is the Philippines ready for HIV self-testing?” led by Dr. Emmanuel Baja of the Institute of Clinical Epidemiology of the University of the Philippines - National Institutes of Health (UPN ...

Axis Knee System promises more quality time spent with loved ones

January 10, 2020
Working as a checker in a film theater for 20 years, Nanay Lourdes Tadeo spent most of her work days setting up film reels, using heavy equipment and walking around the theater. Two decades later, the ...

Filipino inventor establishes next-generation pharma firm

December 23, 2019
Science Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña (second, from right), graces the soft opening of Bauertek Corp., together with its General Manager Dr. Richard Gomez, Mayor Anastacia Vistan and inventor ...

Call for Applications: DOH Regional Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR) Fellows

December 05, 2019
With the continued commitment of the Department of Health (DOH) in training the next generation of health sector leaders, researchers, policy analysis and program managers, the DOH partnered with Phil ...

Global partnership to stop leprosy

November 19, 2019
The Leprosy Alert and Response Network System (LEARNS) is the Philippines’ first mobile phone-based leprosy detection system that allows frontline healthcare providers send images of suspect lepro ...

Are we breathing clean air in Metro Manila?

November 11, 2019
This was the question raised by Dr. Preciosa Corazon Pabroa, a member of the Department of Science and Technology-National Research Council of the Philippines (DOST-NRCP), when she presented her study ...

SUCs, HEIs to participate in Regional Health Research contest

November 08, 2019
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Nov. 6 - Students and professionals throughout region 10 are competing in the oral research paper presentation and poster exhibit categories. The exhibit will be available for pu ...

Nutrition drive launched in Roxas

October 28, 2019
Parents bring their children to the malnutrition reduction program in Roxas town. (Photo courtesy of Palawan Provincial Information Office) Provincial nutrition action officer Rachel Paladan sa ...

DOST, Italy to partner on liver research

October 22, 2019
DOST Secretary Fortunato dela Peña (PNA file photo) MANILA -- A region in Italy, through its Accademia Nazionale delle Scienze, has offered a partnership with the Department of Science and Techno ...

DOST-FNRI cascades the results of the Feeding Infant and Toddler Studies (FITS)

October 21, 2019
The Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) disseminated the results of the Feeding Infant and Toddler Studies (FITS) during the conference entitled “D ...

DOST’s ASTI, ADMATEL enter Collaborative Project for Multivariate Analysis of Spectrum Data

October 07, 2019
DOST-ASTI, Quezon City -- The Computer Software Division (CSD) of the Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI), welcomed the domain experts from the DOST’s Advanced Device and Materials T ...

Organic fungicide developed from Tasmannia piperita (Hook.f.) Miers

October 02, 2019
Tasmannia piperita (Hook.f.) Miers plant together with the bottle of organic fungicide Tasmannia piperita (Hook.f.) Miers plant together with the bottle of organic fungicide The agriculture indu ...

Local cures for gout, inflammation, hypertension and blood glucose

September 30, 2019
Did you know that locally developed cure for gout, inflammation, hypertension and blood glucose might soon be available which could make their prices lower? University-based researchers and p ...

PH leads global commitment to advance TB research

September 27, 2019
Six countries declare commitment to international collaboration for TB research during the 5th Annual Regional Prospective Observational Research in Tuberculosis (RePORT) Meeting hosted by the Philipp ...

DOST’s Tuklas Lunas Program leverages on the country’s biodiversity

September 24, 2019
Following the success brought by the lagundi and sambong medicinal products developed under the National Integrated Research Program on Medicinal Plants (NIRPROMP) of the Department of Science and Tec ...

DOST-PCHRD’s two-way approach to build start-ups and research-based health industry

September 24, 2019
The Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) looks at two ways to fast-track its technology transfer program, thus, spawn the growth o ...

After lagundi, a new batch of plant-based drugs

September 06, 2019
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will soon come out with a banner crop of 18 plant-based chemicals that can be developed into herbal supplements to address common ...

PHL experts developing drugs against dengue

August 12, 2019
A member of the Santiago City Health Office in Isabela trains his fogging machine on the Villa Gonzaga Elementary School building in the city in an operation against the dengue-carrying mosquito in ...

DOST-assisted herbal supplement vs. dengue to be out mid-August

August 07, 2019
MANILA--A herbal supplement developed through a loan from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will be available by mid-August.DOST Secretary Fortunato dela Peña, in an interview with the ...

PHL scientists to use radiation to sterilize, reduce dengue mosquito population

July 30, 2019
Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Nuclear Research Institute researchers conduct research on an Aedes mosquito colony at the PNRI laboratory as a means against dengue. With the Depa ...

FNRI: Anemia is a severe public health problem

July 22, 2019
NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, July 21 (PIA) -- Anemia is still considered as a severe public health problem, according to the Food and Nutrition Research Institute’s 2013 National Nutrition Survey (FNRI NNS). F ...

DOST-10 strengthens food safety in NorMin

June 06, 2019
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 19 - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST-10) trained representatives from the Northern Mindanao Food Safety Regulation Coordinating Board (FSRCB-10) to become Food ...

Tubig sa Kinabuhi: A CEST Initiative Towards Clean and Safe Water

June 06, 2019
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 27 -(PIA)--Clean and safe water in, bacteria-contaminated water out!  The “Tubig sa Kinabuhi” project is an initiative of the Department of Science and Technology under its C ...

Health research, innovation confab to encourage medical research

April 26, 2019
CVCHRD chairman Dr. Manuel Emerson Donaldo (left) says the consortium encourages medical research in Central Visayas as CVCHRD vice chair Dr. Thelma La Rosa-Fernandez (center) and DOST assistant reg ...

UST researchers bare potential anti-cancer properties in local seaweed

April 25, 2019
A University of Santo Tomas (UST) research group, headed by National Research Council of the Philippines-Pharmaceutical Science Project member and UST Laboratory Equipment and Supplies Office Administ ...

Cebu to host Central Visayas health research confab

April 25, 2019
HEALTH CONFAB.  Organizers of the forthcoming 2019 Central Visayas Health Research and Innovation Conference, headed by Department of Science and Technology-7 assistant regional director Jesus Zamor ...

OPERATING ROOM BURN AWARENESS PITCH BAGS CHAMPIONSHIP AWARD

April 24, 2019
Mr. Talatala receiving his award as 1st placer of the 3-Minute Pitch to Policymakers Competition “Nurses, being the heart and forefront of patient safety, have a proactive role in ensuring safe and ...

REGION X JUNIOR HEALTH RESEARCHERS: PRODUCING QUALITY RESEARCHES FOR THE PEOPLE

April 24, 2019
Twenty-five (25) junior researchers from different member-institutions of the Northern Mindanao Consortium for Health Research and Development (NorMinCoHRD) attended the Training on Basic Research M ...



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