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DOST-PCHRD, UP Manila to develop Powered, Air-Puri...
03 Jul 2020 01:47 - Jwynne Gwyneth Macan

With the pressing need to continuously develop ways to prevent COVID-19 transmission especially among healthcare workers, the University of the Philippines - Manila (UPM), with support from the Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) [ ... ]

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Balik Scientist Dr. Christian Gloria initiates men...
02 Jul 2020 07:39 - Christine Jane M. Gonzalez

The coronavirus, not even a living thing, has transformed how the world works. Technically, all homes now are quarantine facilities. Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in March, isolation became the new norm, with strict social distancing and “stay at home” policies, being critical to p [ ... ]

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PHREB releases 2020 SOP workbook for ethics review...
29 Jun 2020 02:24 - Alyana Kaye Bacarra

The Philippine Health Research Ethics Board (PHREB) launched the 2020 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Workbook online last June 23, 2020, updating the first edition released in 2015. The document serves as a guide for institutions in establishing research ethics committees (RECs), applying for  [ ... ]

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Axis Knee System offers high-quality knee replacem...
23 Jun 2020 09:07 - Alyana Kaye Bacarra

Developed with funding from the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD), the Axis Knee System was shown to attain correct mechanical axis on patients while costing 50%-100% less than its competitors in the research article entitled,  [ ... ]

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DOST-PCHRD supports study on convalescent plasma t...
23 Jun 2020 01:04 - Jwynne Gwyneth Macan

As COVID-19 continues to be a public health burden with the lack of existing vaccines, the University of the Philippines - Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH) with support from the Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) will conduc [ ... ]

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PNHRS builds on partnerships and diversity for a r...
15 Jun 2020 06:50 - Jwynne Gwyneth Macan

Citing examples of health research frameworks from countries including the Philippines, the World Health Organization (WHO) highlights the role of establishing regional and international partnerships for stronger national health research systems in the report: “What is the evidence on policies, in [ ... ]

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