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Call for Applications: DOH Health Policy and Syste...
13 Aug 2018 03:17 - Reuben Andrew R. Razal


The Department of Health (DOH), through its AHEAD (Advancing Health through Evidence-Assisted Decisions) strategy, aims to inform the health sector’s global and national administrative and legislative policy agenda, create an equitable and enabling environment for health policy and systems resea [ ... ]

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DOST-PCHRD initiates building an ASEAN network, ai...
31 Jul 2018 02:09 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig



“With only few countries which have established global health research communities in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) in health in the ASEAN region, there is a need for research, education, and professional institutions in ASEAN countries to network and collaborat [ ... ]

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PCHRD showcases health innovations at NSTW 2018
31 Jul 2018 01:45 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig



16-21 July, Pasay City - With the theme “Science for the People: Innovation for Collective Prosperity,” this year’s National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) 2018 highlighted science, technology, and innovation’s (STI) role in achieving national development. To better display the impact of [ ... ]

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Call for Participation: 32nd Khwarizmi Internation...
27 Jul 2018 08:01 - Reuben Andrew R. Razal

In its aim to recognize outstanding scientific contributions and achievements made by researchers, inventors, and innovators from all over the world, the Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST) is inviting researchers to apply for the 32nd Khwarizmi International Award (KIA) [ ... ]

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4 PCHRD MD-PhD Molecular Medicine Program scholars...
26 Jul 2018 08:23 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

PASAY CITY, Metro Manila- It’s every student’s dream to graduate college. But for some such as the scholars of the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), undergraduate degree is not enough, they should finish their MD-PhD as well! Four scholars, first batch of the MD-Ph [ ... ]

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12th PNHRS week to highlight equity in health
25 Jul 2018 08:11 - Ladylove May B. Baurile

BAGUIO CITY- The 12th Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) Week is set to stage in the Summer Capital of the Philippines! The health research community will celebrate the annual event on 6-9 August 2018 at CAP-John Hay Trade and Cultural Center, Baguio City. The Philippine Council fo [ ... ]

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Library Health News

R&D center for local medicinal plants inaugurated
25 May 2017 07:28 - Philippine Daily Inquirer

Photo shows (from L to R) Dr. Jaime Montoya, Executive Director of Philippine Council for Health Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology; Dr. Dolores A. Ramirez, N [ ... ]

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On your bike: Cycling to work linked with large he...
20 Apr 2017 03:07 - Kate Kelland

People who cycle to work have a substantially lower risk of developing cancer or heart disease or dying prematurely, and governments should do all they can to encourage more active commuting, scientis [ ... ]

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You may add cholesterol back to the menu
18 Apr 2017 01:34 - Eduardo Gonzales, MD

Is it really true that experts now say that we do not really need to limit our dietary intake of cholesterol to prevent heart disease? Does this mean cholesterol does not really have anything to do [ ... ]

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Killer silent and unknown
18 Apr 2017 01:31 - Kaye Estoista-Koo

Coughing, difficulty breathing, shortness of breath—you may have this lung disease. There is a silent killer in our midst. Slowly, but surely, a growing percentage of the population suffers from a [ ... ]

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Yin and Young
18 Apr 2017 01:27 - Dr. Kaycee Reyes

Balance. Yin and yang. These are the basic principles of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) that has been around and still in practice for thousands of years. It is believed that this balance is direc [ ... ]

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Dengue vaccine now in the Philippines
18 Apr 2017 01:24 - Marge C. Enriquez

The world’s first dengue vaccine is now commercially available in the Philippines. Watsons, the international healthcare and beauty care chain, will be holding a three-part series of dengue vaccina [ ... ]

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