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Call for Proposals: AHEAD-HSPR Programs
01 Feb 2019 06:23 - Super User

Call for Research Proposals: AHEAD-HPSR Program
The Department of Health (DOH) and the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) is pleased to announce the first call for research proposals for the Advancing Health through Evidence-Assisted Decisions with Health Policy and S [ ... ]

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7 researchers receive Most Ready to Publish Paper ...
01 Feb 2019 04:27 - Administrator

Seven out of 32 researchers were awarded the “Most Ready to Publish Paper” during the 15th National Medical Writing Workshop and 8th Writeshop for Young Researchers on 29-30 January 2019 at Palaccio del Sur, Zamboanga City. The award is given to participants whose papers are organized, well-wr [ ... ]

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LEARNS: Detects leprosy through phone-based referr...
29 Jan 2019 08:53 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig

Seven years after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a leprosy free vision, the Philippines successfully eliminated leprosy at the national level. This means the prevalence was reduced to less than one case per 10,000 people. However, recent report by the Department of Health (DOH) reveale [ ... ]

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UPM-NIH to celebrate 21st Anniversary
21 Jan 2019 01:47 - Reuben Andrew R. Razal


The National Institutes of Health of the University of the Philippines Manila will be celebrating its 21st anniversary this coming February 28, 2019 with the theme Lab to Life: Translating Health Research for Filipinos” the Bayanihan Center, Pioneer St., Pasig. The conference aims to bridg [ ... ]

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Balik Scientist Program is a dream come true - Dr....
17 Jan 2019 05:10 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig

Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) Balk-Scientist Dr. Arnulfo Rosario Jr. delivered his exit presentation with the staff and guests from the Philippine National Ear Institute at the PCHRD Conference Room, Bicutan, Taguig City on 4 December 2018. Dr. Arnulfo Rosario  [ ... ]

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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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