PNHRS AT A GLANCE

National Unified Health Research Agenda

NUHRA serves as the country’s template for health research and development efforts specifying the areas and topics needed to be addressed in a 5-year scope.

Opportunities

Find out how you can participate in the health research-related opportunities of the four implementing agencies.

PNHRS Week

By virtue of Proclamation No. 1309, the PNHRS Week is celebrated every second week of August.

Regional Health Research Systems

The regional health research consortia in all the regions of the country mirror the PNHRS framework at the regional level

Philippine Health Research Ethics Board

PHREB is the national policy making body in health research ethics.

Monitoring Tool

To ensure that the system is more responsive and inclusive, the PNHRS Monitoring Tool was developed.

Implementing Agencies

Four institutions commit to support PNHRS to achieve its vision of creating a vibrant, dynamic and responsible health research community.

Technical Working Committees

The six TWCs were aligned with the research themes based on the country’s health needs.

PNHRS Milestones

Take a look at PNHRS accomplishments since its inception.

OUR LATEST NEWS

29 Jan 2018 00:33 - Ladylove May B. Baurile
36th PCHRD anniversary fetes social innovations in health research

The World Health Organization (WHO) describes social innovations as “novel ways to implement comprehensive solutions by engaging and collaborating with actors across hierarchies and sectors.”

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25 Jan 2018 10:53 - Super User

AIRND is an ASEAN centric research collaboration which aims to intensify interaction and scientific cooperation between India and ASEAN scientist and institutions, to connect existing but separately funded research projects in India and ASEAN Member States, [ ... ]

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18 Jan 2018 01:51 - Super User

Announcement from the Brunei Research Council (BRC) of Brunei Darussalam regarding the Call for Proposals for Brunei Research Council Industrial Research Grant which will be opened from February 2018-April 2018.

The Research and Development Grant aims [ ... ]

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17 Jan 2018 02:10 - Super User

 Seven out of the 33 researchers were awarded the “Most Ready to Publish Paper” during the 13th National Medical Writing Workshop and 6th Writeshop for Young Researchers on 8-9 January 2018 at The Oriental Hotels and Resorts, Legazpi City, Albay. [ ... ]

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17 Jan 2018 02:08 - Super User

The Department of Health (DOH) and the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) is pleased to announce the first call for research proposals for the Advancing Health through Evidence-Assisted Decisions with Health Policy and Systems [ ... ]

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15 Jan 2018 01:53 - Super User

CALL FOR RESEARCH PROPOSAL

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) and the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (PCHRD-DOST) is pleased to announce the call for research [ ... ]

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REGIONAL NEWS

30 Jan 2018 14:26 - Super User
CHRDC gears up toward a stronger health research culture

Representatives from member-institutions of Caraga Health Research and Development Consortium (CHRDC) agreed on strengthening its efforts on health research development and promotion after reviewing the consortium’s direction and its best practices during [ ... ]

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29 Jan 2018 14:14 - Super User
CVCHRD Holds Annual Planning Meeting

The Central Visayas Consortium for Health Research and Development (CVCHRD) members met last January 26, 2018 at the DOST 7 Conference Room, Cebu City. The main purpose of which was to evaluate and assess its 2017 performance and continue its strategic [ ... ]

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29 Jan 2018 13:34 - Super User
Researchers in Region 1 participates Health Research in Disaster Training



The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), in coordination with the Region 1 Health Research and Development Consortium (R1HRDC), conducted the first phase of the capacity building on health research in disaster on January 23-24, [ ... ]

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18 Jan 2018 13:17 - Super User

In order to guide the RHRDC Technical Review committees, the Foundation for the Advancement of Clinical Epidemiology (FACE) Inc. leads a Consultative Meeting for the development of a Technical Review Manual of Operations on January 11-12, 2018 at the Summit [ ... ]

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16 Jan 2018 14:21 - Super User

Dr. Catalino P. Dotollo, Jr., Regional Director of NIDA8 convened its 3rd Dialogue Meeting at DOH RO8 last January 16, 2018. This time regarding Nutritionist/Dietician deployment program under DOH HRH Program for PPAN focused areas with the very supportive DOH [ ... ]

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16 Jan 2018 02:16 - Super User
MMHRDC Participation during Development of the National Manual for Technical Review Boards to be used by the 17 Health Research Consortia



Last 11-12 January 2018, MMHRDC was invited to a 2-day workshop meeting in Cebu. The purpose of this meeting was to help the Technical Working Group to finalize the Development of the Technical Review Board Manual to be used by the TRB of the 17 Consortia. [ ... ]

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YOUR SHARED STORIES

Agapay project develops robotic arm prototype for stroke patient rehab
29 Jan 2018 01:33

The Agapay Project has developed a robotic device to provide accessible healthcare options to all Filipinos.

The initiative by De La Salle University to design and develop cost-effective robotic exoskeletons [ ... ]

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DLSU student develops robotic arm for stroke rehab
18 Jan 2018 02:43

An engineering student from De La Salle University (DLSU) has developed a wearable robotic arm that can be used in the therapy of stroke and accident victims. 

Paul Dominique Baniqued told ANC's Future [ ... ]

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PHL Science dept bares 5 major achievements in 2017
08 Jan 2018 01:10

Research and technology assistance are the major highlights of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) for 2017.  Science Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) [ ... ]

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Pinoys with COPD urged to join landmark study on the disease
07 Nov 2017 02:36

Lung specialists urged Filipinos living with a progressive condition known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to take part in a “landmark” five-year study that is seen to yield important, [ ... ]

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Unilab’s Sekaya inaugurates Laguna plant for natural medicinal products
23 Jun 2017 02:27

United Laboratories, Inc. (Unilab), the leading pharmaceutical and healthcare company in the Philippines, announced that its affiliate, the Sentrong Katutubong Yaman (Sekaya), is tapping into the country’s [ ... ]

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Thorny fish
17 May 2017 07:05

Yes, the title sounds strange, an example of the kind of inappropriate machine translation that you get on the internet. The Filipino “tinik” can mean plant thorns or fish bones, but you can’t say [ ... ]

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In our hands
08 May 2017 06:26

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial’s recent announcement that half of 12 million hypertensive Filipinos are unaware of their condition and are therefore “walking time bombs” indicates the great need for [ ... ]

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Sira-sira Store: ‘Bisag saging’ life is tolerable
05 May 2017 07:12

“BISAG saging, basta labing” is a Cebuano phrase that makes light of the pain of want. It means something like, “even if we only have bananas to eat for as long as we have love, everything will be [ ... ]

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Research-to-policy gap still a challenge in PH
18 Apr 2017 00:01

The Philippines should adopt policy-driven health priorities to better utilize the research being done in the country, the Department of Health (DOH) stressed in a recent forum.

Although the country’s [ ... ]

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Fast food health risks rapidly rising in Asia, PH
17 Apr 2017 00:58

Asia-Pacific is at a risk of poor nutrition as modern trade policy opens the region to a flood of ultra-processed food and drinks, according to a study published in Globalization and Health, a conclusion [ ... ]

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Approval of medicinal marijuana bill eyed in June
03 Apr 2017 00:26

Approval of the medicinal marijuana bill before the end of the first regular session of the 17th Congress in June is being eyed by its author, Isabela Rep. Rodito Albano.

Albano said he would exhaust all [ ... ]

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RxBox paves new way for better health in Caraga
24 Mar 2017 01:36

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 23  -- Caraganons living in rural and remote areas can now have better access to the government’s healthcare services and can even get advice from healthcare experts across the country. [ ... ]

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PH health innovations to see wide use in 2017 – DOST
09 Feb 2017 02:53

Five health technologies that will greatly improve the delivery of public health services have been developed in the Philippines in the past year, and will see widespread use throughout the country this [ ... ]

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DOST launches InfoSerbilis on agency services
09 Feb 2017 02:51

MANILA,  Jan. 23 (PIA) – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has launched a communication campaign aimed to create a unified information delivery service that would improve the services of [ ... ]

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DOST, US’s NIH sign MOU to strengthen TB research
09 Feb 2017 02:50

The Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) will sign a memorandum of understanding with the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) this [ ... ]

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DOST, US’s NIH sign MOU to strengthen TB research
09 Feb 2017 02:50

The Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) will sign a memorandum of understanding with the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) this [ ... ]

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DOST-PCHRD for health
01 Feb 2017 01:52

ILIPINOS are not just good in singing, dancing, acting, boxing, and representing the country in international sports and contests. Aside from being talented, creative, and strong, Filipinos are also known [ ... ]

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Philippine Council for Health Research and Development talks about remote diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment
01 Feb 2017 01:51

Information and communications technology is transforming healthcare through collaboration technologies, e-health records and through manifestations of the Internet-of-Things (IoT).

On 16th January, the [ ... ]

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Philippine gov’t supports 5 health technologies for nationwide rollout
01 Feb 2017 01:48

The Department of Science and Technology- Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD), the national coordinating body for health research, has unveiled five technologies that are [ ... ]

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DOST allocates P10.4M for RxBox project
16 Jan 2017 00:43

THE Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is deploying RxBoxes to provide better access to life-saving health care service in remote communities in the region.

DOST regional project staff for RxBox [ ... ]

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