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Balik Scientist Program (BSP): Balik Puso, Balik P...
25 Jun 2019 01:42 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig


Did you know that the continuous migration of our S&T workers abroad has resulted into brain drain? In an effort to reverse brain drain, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) strengthened the Balik Scientist Program (BSP).  To sustain the program and make it more attractive for Fili [ ... ]

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What you need to know about the African Swine Feve...
14 Jun 2019 05:46 - Jwynne Gwyneth Macan

Contrary to the growing worry about the African Swine Fever (ASF), the virus spreading among pigs is harmless to human health. What is the African Swine Fever? The virus was first detected in Sub-Saharan Africa in the 1920s, although the first outbreak was recorded in Portugal in 1957. Despite yea [ ... ]

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DOST-PCHRD supports development of a more affordab...
30 May 2019 05:16 - Jwynne Gwyneth Macan



The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCHRD) funds a research which aims to develop a diagnostic kit for the detection of drug resistant Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Once made available in the market, this breakthrough tec [ ... ]

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: PhD Fellowship Program in M...
30 May 2019 02:52 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

Overview The Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), the University of Trieste (UNITS) and Fondazione Italiana Fegato (FIF) hereby commit to enter into an Agreement for the development of a Fellowship program focused on molecular hepa [ ... ]

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Clinical Research Fellowshi...
29 May 2019 02:29 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

To enhance the health research capabilities in the country to meet the present and future scientific requirements of health development, Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) partnered with Fondazione Italiana Fegato (FIF) to develop  [ ... ]

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Balik Scientist Dr. Christian Gloria pays courtesy...
27 May 2019 08:55 - Jwynne Gwyneth Macan

27 MAY 2019 – Balik Scientist Dr. Christian T. Gloria pays courtesy visit to Dr. Jaime Montoya, Executive Director of the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). Dr. Gloria as an expert in public health and health educatio [ ... ]

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