Five researchers were given the “Most ready to publish paper award” in the 12th National Medical Writing Workshop and 5th Writeshop for Young Researchers on 7-8 August 2017 at the Pan Pacific Hotel, Malate, Manila.

Mr. Paul Froilan Garma, Ms. Anna Kristina Hernandez, and Dr. Anna Angelica Macalalad-Josue of the University of the Philippines Manila - Philippine General Hospital, Ms. Phyllis Anne Paclibare and Ms. Alyzza Marie Calayag of the University of the Philippines Diliman, received the award. The five research papers were considered the most organized and well-written among the 37 research papers reviewed. The winners received tokens and certificates.

Twice a year, the Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD), in cooperation with the Philippine Association of Medical Journal Editors (PAMJE) and Asia Pacific Association of Medical Journal Editors (APAME), conducts a writing workshop which aims to help young investigators in health and health social sciences acquire practical knowledge and skills in preparing scientific articles for publication in scholarly peer-reviewed journals.