Call for Abstracts: 3-Minute Pitch to Policymakers Competition 2021

In celebration of the 39th anniversary of the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) on 17 March 2021, the 3-Minute Pitch to Policymakers Online Competition will once again be conducted in collaboration with the Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) Research Utilization Committee.

The competition will focus on the presentation of successfully completed health research studies with policy implications to exercise and cultivate researchers’ presentation and research communication skills. The participants should be able to present their completed research in a three-minute, one-slide presentation for a non-specialist audience based on set criteria.

Winners will receive Php 10,000 for the 3rd place, Php 20,000 for the 2nd place, and Php 30,000 for the 1st place. Prizes for audience votes will also be given as People’s Choice Award worth Php 5,000.

The submission will include the Abstract of the completed research with maximum of 2 pages, and the target audience for the policy pitch. Submission of entries will be thru email at or thru DOST Caraga Regional Office at CSU Main Campus, Ampayon, Butuan City.

Deadline of submission will be on or before February 12, 2021.

Visit for the competition guidelines.