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12th PNHRS week to highlight equity in health

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 for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), in collaboration with the Cordillera Regional Health Research Development Consortium (CRHRDC), will organize this year’s conference.

Highlighting the theme “Research and Innovation for Equity in Health,”  PNHRS 2018 will discuss the current situation, challenges, and advancements to improve health and equity through reinforced health research and innovation in the regions and local communities.

Plenary and parallel sessions of the main conference will cover topics including governance and equity in health, translating research to public health programs, and strengthening research offices of higher education institutes (HEIs) and research and development institutions (RDIs).

Satellite events will also include sessions and workshops such as the “14th National Medical Writing Workshop & 7th Writeshop for Young Researchers,” the “Technical Evaluation of DRR-CCA Proposals,” the “Communication Campaigns: Designing Effective Collaterals,” the “Enhancing the Quality of Monitoring Data from Consortia,” and the “Consultation on the Conduct of Clinical Investigation of Medical Devices.”

PNHRS Week is a gathering of different stakeholders in health research and development to contribute research-based solutions to health problems. For the program, please visit www.healthresearch.ph.