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Call for Applications: Gelia Castillo Award for Research on Social Innovations in Health (GCARSIH)

  The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD-DOST) is searching for social innovations that address health challenges and improve healthcare delivery in the Philippines.  The Gelia Castillo Award for Research on Social Innovations in Health (GCARSIH) aims to recognize the outstanding social innovations that address persistent, societal and ... Read More

Schistosomiasis Forum held in Jabonga, Agusan del Norte

DOST Caraga through the Provincial Science and Technology Center -Agusan del Norte headed by Provincial Science and Technology Director, Ms. Meriam B. Boquia spearheaded a health education campaign on Schistosomiasis on December 10, 2021, at Jabonga, Agusan del Norte. Jabonga is located along Lake Mainit- a freshwater body where transmission ... Read More

CHRDC showcases Caraganons’ Creativity on Health R&D

As part of the Caraga Health Research Forum (CHRF) on December 6-7, 2021, CHRDC together with the Department of Health Center for Health Development-Caraga (DOH CHD-Caraga), exhibited the entries for the various CHRF competitions through its official Facebook page. Last November 24, 2021, eleven (11) entries for the Mobile Photography ... Read More

Call for Applications: Fellowship in Epidemiology 2021

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST), through the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) and in cooperation with the Philippine National Health Research System-Capacity Building Committee (PNHRS-CBC) and the University of the Philippines – College of Public Health, opens the submission of applications for the one-year Fellowship ... Read More

CHRDC to feature local health researches in 2021 CHRF

The Caraga Health Research and Development Consortium, in partnership with DOH Center for Health Development-Caraga, will be holding the 2021 Caraga Health Research Forum (CHRF) on December 6-7, 2021 via Zoom and Facebook live.  Part of the event highlights is the presentation of local health research outputs during the plenary ... Read More

CHRDC Capacitates Budding Researchers on Basic Research and Proposal Development

The Caraga Health Research and Development Consortium (CHRDC) successfully finished the 2021 Basic Research Methods Training cum Research Proposal Development Writeshop which ran from June 7 to July 22, 2021, via Zoom Online Conference.  It was participated by 50 researchers from CHRDC’s member institutions namely Caraga Regional Hospital, Caraga State University, ... Read More

PCHRD Opens Startup Research Grant on Health

The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) invites all interested startups on health for the Startup Research Grant Program. The grant will provide financial support to startups in the conduct of research activities aimed at: Overcoming R&D roadblocks; Strengthening intellectual property (IP); Establishing initial market traction; Refining business ... Read More

PCHRD approves projects for COVID-19 vaccine research

DOST Secretary Fortunato dela Peña announced to the public last 23 May 2021 that the R&D projects which aimed to evaluate the potential benefits of combining different COVID-19 vaccine products was recently approved through the DOST – Philippine Council for Health Research and Development. The two research projects will be ... Read More
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