In the News

PhilHealth STUDIES Call for Proposals: Development...
20 Aug 2018 01:16 - Jessica Marie R. Suerte

The Philippine Health Insurance Corporation and the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development are inviting researchers to submit capsule proposals for the study entitled: “Development of Package for Mental Health Services”
>The project Terms of References can be downloaded HERE.

The 20 [ ... ]

Read more..
9 researchers awarded Most Ready to Publish Paper ...
17 Aug 2018 05:04 - Reuben Andrew R. Razal

Nine out of the 37 researchers were awarded the “Most Ready to Publish Paper Award” during the 14th National Medical Writing Workshop and 7th Writeshop for Young Researchers on 6-7 August 2018 at the CAP John Hay Trade and Cultural Center, Baguio City.
>Held in conjunction with the 12th Philippine [ ... ]

Read more..
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 [ ... ]

Read more..
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 [ ... ]

Read more..
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 [ ... ]

Read more..
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) [ ... ]

Read more..

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 [ ... ]

Read more..
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 [ ... ]

Read more..
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 [ ... ]

Read more..
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 [ ... ]

Read more..
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 [ ... ]

Read more..
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 [ ... ]

Read more..