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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

CHRDC prepares for 2019 Caraga Health Research Forum

In preparation for the 2019 Caraga Health Research Forum, CHRDC conducted a Joint Committee Meeting last October 21, 2019, at Watergate Hotel, Butuan City. It was attended by fifteen members representing each sub-committee of the consortium namely, Research Management, Ethics Review, Capacity Building, and Research Utilization. Ms. Anicia Catameo from ... Read More

3 in 10 health facilities lack clean toilets

Three in 10 health facilities in the Philippines lack access to clean toilets, according to a new report by the World Health Organization and the UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program for Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene. The report says 23 percent of the health care facilities have unclean toilets while 4 ... Read More

CHRDC conducts 1st quarter committee meetings

The Caraga Health Research and Development Consortium (CHRDC)  conducted the 2019 1st  quarter meetings for both the Research Management Committee (RMC) and the Research Utilization and Information Committee (RUIC). Part of the agenda, the meeting aimed to evaluate health research proposals submitted by the local researchers of the region and ... Read More

Improving Health Research using Patent Database

Atty. Oliver P. Baclay Jr. together with Atty. Maureen Z. Macaraeg of Gulapa Law Firm, shared their knowledge and expertise on the basic concepts and technicalities of Intellectual Property Rights among the CHRDC member agencies. The training aims to provide solution to one of the pressing issues that raises concern ... Read More