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DOST Secretary cites three PCHRD breakthrough technologies in Regional Science Fair

October 01, 2018
Every year, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) goes around the different regions to showcase notable outputs from research and development.  In the recently concluded Caraga Region ...

Australia's Swinburne University of Technology, DOST-PCHRD sign MOU for S&T Cooperation

October 01, 2018
September 26, 2018 - Swinburne University of Technology (SUT) of Melbourne, Australia signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Council fo ...

CORON, EL NIDO COUNTER PERILS OF TOURIST BOOM WITH VIGORMIN

October 01, 2018
In a bid to avoid the wastewater predicament of Boracay from happening in their beaches, local establishments in the municipalities of Coron and El Nido in Palawan have already adopted an eco-friendly ...

Medical Teleparasitology: Utilizing information and communications technology to improve diagnosis of parasitic infections

September 25, 2018
Misdiagnosis of parasitic infections remains a challenge in the Philippines, particularly in remote areas where medical technologists (MTs) may lack necessary expertise for accurate diagnosis of les ...

Four DOST Scholars obtain Master's Degree in Molecular Medicine

September 18, 2018
"Learning does not end after graduation. It is a continuous journey that only those with receptive minds and humble hearts can embark on." A practical advice from Dr. Arturo Dela Pena, Chief Executive ...

Research Utilization Committee members participate in workshops, review accomplishments

September 11, 2018
The members and representatives of the Research Utilization Committees (RUC) in the 17 regions, gathered together to learn strategies on designing effective communication collaterals and website man ...

Influencing health policy: Experiences of health research champions

September 11, 2018
With the goal of increasing awareness of the Research Utilization Committee (RUC) members from the region on barriers and opportunities in translating research into policy and strategies to affect c ...

DOST-PCHRD initiates building an ASEAN network, aims to strengthen health research in DRR

July 31, 2018
"With only few countries which have established global health research communities in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) in health in the ASEAN region, there is a need ...

PCHRD showcases health innovations at NSTW 2018

July 31, 2018
16-21 July, Pasay City - With the theme "Science for the People: Innovation for Collective Prosperity," this year's National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) 2018 highlighted science, techn ...

Mosquito-repellant baby clothes

July 23, 2018
Shoo mosquitoes! Yes, your babies will now be spared from mosquito bites with the innovative technology of mosquito-repellant baby clothes developed by the Philippine Textile Research Institute of t ...

NSTW 2018 fetes "STI for Collective Prosperity"; PCHRD to highlight new technologies in health

July 16, 2018
Pasay City, METRO MANILA- It's that time of the year again for the science community! The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will hold the National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) on 17 ...

AghamBayan features outcomes of PCHRD-supported projects

July 04, 2018
Twelve notable outcomes from projects supported by the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) were featured at AghamBayan Technology and Innovations Festival on 20 June 2018 at ...

4th Healthcare & Social Media Summit highlights impact of social media in work, education, research

July 02, 2018
The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development, in partnership with the health advocacy social media group #HealthXPh, held the 4th Healthcare and Social Media Summit on 9 June 2018 ...

PCHRD's #HatawAgham4 highlights importance of healthy lifestyle

June 28, 2018
  In its aim to promote healthy lifestyle, the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) spearheads the conduct of #HatawAgham4 on 19 July 2018 at the World Trade Center M ...

Mental Health Law encourages R&D on mental health

June 27, 2018
The country celebrates the approval of the Philippine Mental Health Law or Republic Act 11036 after it was signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on 21 June 2018. Before the law, the Philippines belon ...

D.O.S.T.: All-around policy approach means better health for Filipinos

June 24, 2018
In Photo: National Scientist Ernesto Domingo and PCHRD Executive Director Dr. Jaime Montoya Story & photos by Edd K. Usman / Special to the BusinessMirror In order to improve the hea ...

June is Dengue Awareness Month

June 08, 2018
According to the Department of Health (DOH), a total of 131 827 dengue cases were reported in 2017 which was 36.9 percent lower than the cases recorded in 2016. Although this is a considerably lower ...

International experts discuss food fortification at MMHRDC Annual Scientific Conference

June 06, 2018
Dr. Visith Chavasit, Professor at Mahidol University–Thailand, Dr. Drajat Matianto, Vice Rector of Bogor Agricultural University–Indonesia, and Dr. Enrique Ostrea Jr., Professor at Wayne State Unive ...

Newborn screening: Science saves lives

June 05, 2018
In Photo: Officials of the Department of Science and Technology and the University of the Philippines System lock arms to signify their partnership and collaboration on research and development to p ...

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 ...



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