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#forahealthyCaraga: CHRDC Call for Research Proposals on COVID-19

With the country’s urgent need for R&D initiative to mitigate COVID-19 as well as for future outbreak preparedness, the Caraga Health Research and Development Consortium (CHRDC) under the umbrella of the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), is now calling for interested researchers of its member-institutions to submit ... Read More

DOST-PCHRD launch COVID-19 research portal

The public can now access latest updates on coronavirus research, news, library resources, and other related information in one site through the COVID-19 CORe (Communication, Ongoing projects, Research) Portal developed and managed by the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD). Aiming to strengthen the ... Read More

Webinar on Health Belief Models and and Behavious

Access via: This webinar seeks to discuss behavior change models in health, citing the strength and weaknesses, using COVID-19 prevention measures as case examples. It will emphasize on the need for a broader understanding of behavior as it relates to culture, politics, and economy if COVID-19 is to be ... Read More


The Department of Health (DOH) recently clarified that assessment by a licensed health professional remains a prerequisite before one could get tested for COVID-19. “Those who think they are infected will still need to be assessed by a health professional. They can do this in the comforts of your home ... Read More
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Former DOH Sec. Galvez Tan recommends measures against COVID-19

In the second installment of “Sustaining the Conversation on COVID-19: How Do We Cope? The eTURO Webinar Series on Engaging Communities and Networks (WE CaN!!)” webinar last 03 April organized by the Ateneo de Manila University – Institute of Philippine Culture (ADMU – IPC) in collaboration with the Department of ... Read More

Caraga holds 1st Nursing Research Congress

Caraga Health Research and Development Consortium (CHRDC), Father Saturnino Urios University (FSUU), and Department of Health Center for Health Development- Caraga (DOH CHD- Caraga) held the very first Nursing Research Congress in the region last February 26, 2020 at CBE Functional Hall, FSUU, Butuan City with the theme “Transformation Towards ... Read More