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A snapshot of mental health research experience in...
28 Jul 2020 07:22 - Dr. Christian Gloria

First, I wish to thank the DOST-PCHRD and Angeles University Foundation for presenting me with the initial opportunities to return to the Philippines as a Balik Scientist and to contribute to numerous teaching, research, and service activities across the country. Even after 25 years of being away in [ ... ]

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Resilience Thinking: Unlocking the Science of COVI...
22 Jul 2020 09:18 - Ronald Law

The COVID-19 pandemic gives a new meaning to resilience thinking, with countries all over the world scrambling to find the best balance between eliminating the virus and minimizing social and economic damage. Dr. Ronald Law, Chief of the Preparedness Division of the Department of Health-Healt [ ... ]

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2018-2020 DOH HPSR Fellows complete research defen...
22 Jul 2020 06:59 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig

In an effort to strengthen individual, institutional, and sectoral research capacity in the Philippines, the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) partners with various host institutions, offering opportunities to researchers to [ ... ]

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PCHRD-funded study wins Medard Hilhorst prize at 2...
21 Jul 2020 09:40 - Alyana Kaye Bacarra

The 2020 World Congress of Bioethics confers the Medard Hilhorst for Oceania region  prize to the poster, “When Reviewers are Reviewed: obstacles and ethical dilemmas when ethics reviewers themselves are the subjects of study,” based on  a study funded by the Department of Science and Technolo [ ... ]

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Mapua researchers devise new disaster warning tool...
17 Jul 2020 05:42 - Christine Jane Gonzalez

As the Philippines enters the peak typhoon season, small islands like Marinduque are placed at a higher risk to extreme weather events — a looming plight that coincides with the still existing COVID-19 pandemic.
When there is an impending weather event, it is vital to assess its health risks to v [ ... ]

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3rd Call for Proposals: AHEAD-HPSR
10 Jul 2020 05:09 - Janine Rose E. Trinidad

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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