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UN names PH health research council Director Jaime...
20 Oct 2020 04:12 - Christine Jane Gonzalez

UN Secretary-General António Guterres appointed Dr. Jaime C. Montoya, Executive Director of the Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD)  as one of the 15 eminent scientists to draft the 2023 Global Sustainable Development Report  [ ... ]

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DOST-PCHRD to showcase latest health research init...
19 Oct 2020 10:14 - Alyana Kaye Bacarra

To showcase the latest health research developments in the country while observing safety protocols for COVID-19, the Department of Science and Technology- Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) is joining the DOST’s National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) 2020 thr [ ... ]

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2nd batch of AHEAD-HPSR Fellowship and Internship ...
12 Oct 2020 05:50 - Alyana Kaye Bacarra

Health Policy and Systems Research (HPSR) fellows and interns under the 2018-2020 Department of Health-Advancing Health through Evidence Assisted Decisions (DOH-AHEAD) Health Policy Systems Research Fellowship and Internship Program graduated last September 30, 2020 in a recognition ceremony held on [ ... ]

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Philippines and UK strengthen S&T cooperation in h...
08 Oct 2020 07:51 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig

The Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) launched the Memorandum of Understating (MOU) with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and University of the Philippines Manila (UP Manila) to strengthen science a [ ... ]

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VCO a potential antiviral agent against COVID-19 —...
05 Oct 2020 02:03 - Christine Jane Gonzalez

Filipino experiments revealed evidence that virgin coconut oil may be a means to defeat COVID-19.
“There are still alternative solutions against COVID-19 aside from vaccines. Although further investigation is needed before we develop a possible prevention or treatment option, we aim to give Fil [ ... ]

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eSalba now in service for Marinduque locals
28 Sep 2020 03:29 - Christine Jane Gonzalez

Marinduque locals will now have a better and modern means of preparing for health outbreaks and hazards, thanks to the community launching of eSalba, an early warning and communication tool for disaster preparedness.

Last September 18, the mobile and web-based eSalba system was handed over by techn [ ... ]

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