Call for Abstracts: 3-Minute Pitch to Policymakers Competition for the 14th PNHRS Week

One of the highlights for the upcoming Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS)
Week this August is the 3-Minute Pitch to Policymakers Competition, organized by the Philippine
Council for Health Research and Development in collaboration with the PNHRS Research
Utilization Committee on August 10, 1:00 to 4:00 pm.

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 will 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. Upon careful review of submissions, one health research project will then be chosen to represent Caraga for the competition.

Deadline of submission will be on or before July 10, 2021.

Visit the download page for the Participant Information Sheet and Abstract form.