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PCHRD BSP Awardees share initiatives in health R&D...
25 Nov 2020 03:04 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig


With the theme Agham at Teknolohiya: Sandigan ng Kalusugan, Kabuhayan, Kaayusan at Kinabukasan, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) held an online forum last 17 November 2020 to provide updates on the recent technologies and researches in the areas of health, agriculture, aquatic,  [ ... ]

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UP Manila launches 1st digital health start-up wit...
23 Nov 2020 09:28 - Christine Jane Gonzalez

UP Manila innovators will finally launch a pioneer telemedicine spin-off called Pivotal Peak Digital Health Solutions, Inc. tomorrow, 24 November 2020, fifteen years after they invented the Community Health Information Tracking System or HITS technology, an electronic medical record (EMR) system [ ... ]

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Meet the Scientist behind the Low Cost Diagnostic ...
23 Nov 2020 09:02 - Jwynne Gwyneth Macan




When COVID-19 hit the Philippines early January, the infectious disease posed challenges not only to our healthcare systems, but in the way we do things. As we were fighting an invisible enemy, adaptive measures had to be imposed and implemented as soon as possible.

A crucial part of gearing for t [ ... ]

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DOST-PCHRD joins the 16th National Biotechnology W...
21 Nov 2020 04:34 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig



With the theme “Bioteknolohiya: Pagbangon at Pag-asa tungo sa matatag na Komunidad, Kapaligiran, at Ekonomiya,” the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) is set to join this year’s virtual celebration of the 16th National  [ ... ]

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5th National R&D Conference to showcase breakthrou...
05 Nov 2020 08:39 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig

The 5th National Research and Development Conference (NRDC) is set to feature some of the latest advancements and breakthrough technologies in health that were supported by the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) in a virt [ ... ]

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Low-cost, high-quality lower-leg prosthetic device...
28 Oct 2020 02:08 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig



A lower-leg prosthetic device made of natural fibers is being developed to help Filipino amputees in their rehabilitation and recovery.  Supported by the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) and the DOST Technology Application  [ ... ]

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