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Celebrate hypertension awareness month this May

May 15, 2018
Hypertension is considered as the number one contributing risk factor for global deaths, causing strokes, heart attacks, and other cardiovascular complications. The month of May is declared as the "Na ...

Researchers meet to discuss new model for accurate TB detection

April 26, 2018
The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development held a forum on the TB Filipino Impact Testing (FIT): Impact Assessment of Diagnostic Algorithms and Tools for Multi-Drug Resistant (MDR-TB ...

5 facts you need to know on Hemophilia

April 26, 2018
Hemophilia is a bleeding disorder, passed on from mothers, which affects the blood's ability to clot. The World Hemophilia Federation estimates that about 10,000 Filipinos have hemophilia, with abou ...

Boat referral system connects remote communities to maternity units

April 12, 2018
In Zumarraga town in Samar, an Inter-island Health Referral System - Strengthening through one facility, one health service boat project was adopted to address access barriers to women in need of fa ...

WHO Scientist advocates community involvement in health research

April 04, 2018
WHO Scientist Dr. Bernadette Ramirez gave emphasis on the importance of participatory research in health during her keynote speech at the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development 36t ...

Call for Proposals: PhilHealth STUDIES

March 27, 2018
PhilHealth STUDIES: Informal Economy Segmentation Study PhilHealth and PCHRD, together with the International Labour Organization (ILO), are inviting researchers (affiliated with research organizatio ...

Call for Nominations: ASPIRE Prize 2018

March 23, 2018
The APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education ("ASPIRE") is an annual award which recognizes young scientists who have demonstrated a commitment to both excellence in scientific resear ...

March is Rabies Awareness Month

March 23, 2018
Rabies remains to be a public health problem in the country, accounting for 200 to 300 deaths each year. With the declaration of March as Rabies Awareness Month (Republic Act 1948), the Philippine C ...

WHO Scientist to deliver PCHRD@36's Keynote Address

February 23, 2018
PROGRAM UPDATE- Dr. Bernadette Ramirez, World Health Organization's (WHO) Scientist, will deliver the keynote address for the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development's (PCHRD) 36th anni ...

2019 Invitation to Nominate for King Faisal International Prize for Medicine

February 15, 2018
The General Secretariat of King Faisal International Prize is pleased to Invite you to nominate for the year 2019 Prize for Medicine in the field of: Bone Biology and Osteoporosis CONDITIONS:1- Nom ...

Achieve a Healthier Body and Soul this Lent

February 15, 2018
Researches support and confirm that certain diets could offer genuine health benefits. As we celebrate the start of Lent, let us look at the health benefits that comes with the different practices w ...

Latest research funding and mobility opportunities for researchers in ASEAN

February 09, 2018
The latest information on research funding and mobility calls open to researchers based in ASEAN can be found in our EURAXESS ASEAN Flashnote. For daily updates on funding opportunities please follow ...

TDR Global is launching a 3-month mobilization on gender equity in health research

February 09, 2018
TDR Global is launching a 3-month mobilization initiative on gender equity in health research! The aim is to enhance women's position in health research and to address the impact of gender on infecti ...

Starting the Year Right! The RxBox Project on the Go!

February 06, 2018
The Department of Science and Technology's (DOST) RxBox1000 Project Regional Management Team, in cooperation with the Department of Health (DOH) Region 1 and University of the Philippines- National ...

10 Small Steps to a Healthier Heart

February 02, 2018
Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the number one cause of deaths in the world accounting to 17.7 million people dying of the disorder of the heart and blood vessels every year. Though a leading glo ...

Call for Proposals: Brunei Research Council Industrial Research Grant

February 02, 2018
Announcement from the Brunei Research Council (BRC) of Brunei Darussalam regarding the Call for Proposals for Brunei Research Council Industrial Research Grant which will be opened from February 2018- ...

CHRDC gears up toward a stronger health research culture

January 31, 2018
Representatives from member-institutions of Caraga Health Research and Development Consortium (CHRDC) agreed on strengthening its efforts on health research development and promotion after reviewi ...

PhilHealth Call for Proposal

January 30, 2018
Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) CALL FOR RESEARCH PROPOSAL The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHe ...

What you need to know about micronutrients

January 30, 2018
Too much of anything is bad, and that includes even what you thought was healthy—excess intake of vitamins or other health supplements, without the proper guidance, can have adverse affects. Micr ...

Why Filipinos are prone to liver cancer

January 30, 2018
What makes Filipinos prone to liver cancer? How deadly is this cancer? —nervy_rq@gmail.com Liver cancer, which refers to cancer that originates in the liver, is truly more common in the Philippi ...

Call for Research Proposal - AHEAD-HPSR Program

January 29, 2018
CALL FOR RESEARCH PROPOSAL The Department of Health (DOH) and the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) is pleased to announce the first call for research proposals for the ...

10K HIV-positive cases recorded in Jan.-Nov. 2017

January 25, 2018
MANILA – Some 10,111 people were found to be infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) from January to November last year, with 1,277 found to be suffering from Acquired Immune Deficien ...

Call for Proposals: 2018 RRF Grants

January 24, 2018
The Caraga Health Research and Development Consortium (CHRDC) is now accepting capsule research proposals from local researchers of state universities and colleges in Caraga region for the 2018 ...

Call for Participation: 14th National Medical Writing Workshop and 7th Writeshop for Young Researchers

January 19, 2018
14th National Medical Writing Workshop and 7th Writeshop for Young Researchers Baguio City 6-7 August 2018 Organized by the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) and the ...

7 researchers receive Most Ready to Publish Paper Award at 13th National Medical Writing Workshop

January 16, 2018
 Seven out of the 33 researchers were awarded the "Most Ready to Publish Paper" during the 13th National Medical Writing Workshop and 6th Writeshop for Young Researchers on 8-9 January 2018 at ...

Call for Applications: BRIDGE Fellowship Program

January 08, 2018
  Japan Society for the Promotion of ScienceBRIDGE Fellowship ProgramFY2018 Application Guidelines The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) provides opportunities for overseas rese ...

DOST-PCAARRD Initiative to Use Viruses against Soft Rot-Causing Bacteria

December 15, 2017
The image shows how a bacteriophage infects a bacterium. (Image credit: https://cdn-images-1.medium.com/max/700/1*MB-XzTH2kOwdUz2VOBUdA.jpeg ) Los Baños, Laguna— A pioneering project that will expl ...

The Science and Technology behind Herbs

December 05, 2017
Philip Cruz, President of Herbanext Laboratories, Inc., awarded a Certificate of Appreciation for being a research speaker during the Annual Scientific Meeting of the National Research Institute ...

AsiaSense 2018 (the 8th International Conference on Sensors)

December 01, 2017
  AsiaSense 2018 (the 8th International Conference on  Sensors) is an inter-disciplinary meeting of scientists and engineers working in diverse fields in the research, development and inn ...

Call for Participation 13th National Medical Writing Workshop and 6th Writeshop for Young Researchers

November 08, 2017
13th National Medical Writing Workshop and 6th Writeshop for Young Researchers Legazpi City, Philippines 8-9 January 2018 Organized by the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCH ...



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