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PHREB accredits to 31 research ethics committees
12 Aug 2020 07:02 - Alyana Kaye Bacarra

The Philippine Health Research Ethics Board (PHREB) awarded certificates of accreditation to 31 research ethics committees (RECs) during the 2020 Research Ethics Committee Online Awarding Ceremony last July 30, 2020. Among the awarded RECs, 15 RECs were newly accredited while the rest were renewals  [ ... ]

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DOST, DOH commit funds for PH solidarity vaccine t...
11 Aug 2020 07:09 - Christine Jane Gonzalez

TAGUIG CITY - The Department of Health (DOH) and Department of Science and Technology (DOST) announced their commitment to fund and support the Philippines’ participation in the World Health Organization (WHO) Solidarity Vaccine Trial as part of the country’s efforts to join the global action  [ ... ]

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A snapshot of mental health research experience in...
28 Jul 2020 07:22 - Dr. Christian Gloria

First, I wish to thank the DOST-PCHRD and Angeles University Foundation for presenting me with the initial opportunities to return to the Philippines as a Balik Scientist and to contribute to numerous teaching, research, and service activities across the country. Even after 25 years of being away in [ ... ]

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Resilience Thinking: Unlocking the Science of COVI...
22 Jul 2020 09:18 - Ronald Law

The COVID-19 pandemic gives a new meaning to resilience thinking, with countries all over the world scrambling to find the best balance between eliminating the virus and minimizing social and economic damage. Dr. Ronald Law, Chief of the Preparedness Division of the Department of Health-Healt [ ... ]

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2018-2020 DOH HPSR Fellows complete research defen...
22 Jul 2020 06:59 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig

In an effort to strengthen individual, institutional, and sectoral research capacity in the Philippines, the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) partners with various host institutions, offering opportunities to researchers to [ ... ]

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PCHRD-funded study wins Medard Hilhorst prize at 2...
21 Jul 2020 09:40 - Alyana Kaye Bacarra

The 2020 World Congress of Bioethics confers the Medard Hilhorst for Oceania region  prize to the poster, “When Reviewers are Reviewed: obstacles and ethical dilemmas when ethics reviewers themselves are the subjects of study,” based on  a study funded by the Department of Science and Technolo [ ... ]

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