Call for Research Proposal - AHEAD-HPSR Program

Department of Health (DOH)
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD)



The Department of Health (DOH) and the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) are pleased to announce the first call for research proposals for the Advancing Health through Evidence-Assisted Decisions with Health Policy and Systems Research (AHEAD-HPSR) Program.

Interested institutions, organizations, and researchers are invited to submit a full proposal on any of the topics hereto attached.

Kindly register as a proponent @ and attach the following requirements on or before February 14, 2018:

1. Main Proposal
2. Letter of Intent
3. Curriculum Vitae of Lead Proponent (Principal Investigator/Project Leader)
4. Profile of the Institution

For queries, contact Ms. Gilmari Peach Mallorca @ 651-7800 local 1326/1329 or Ms. Clarissa B. Reyes @ (02) 837-2071 local 2138.


List of Topics for AHEAD-HPSR:

1. Stakeholder Engagement and Communication Strategy for the Universal Health Coverage Bill

2. Development of Policy Notes or Evidence Summaries

3. National Health Literacy Survey

4. Harmonization of the Digital Hospital Indicator Reporting System and Development of a Comprehensive Health Facilities Database and User Interface

5. Determining Incentives for Frontline Health Workers and Engagement Models for Doctors on Universal Healthcare Bill Provisions

6. Annual Microbial Resistance Surveillance for the National Leprosy Control Program

7. Development of the Ambisyon Natin 2040 for Health: Phase 1

8. Mapping of CPG Development Capacities in the Philippines

9. Technical Assistance in Communicating Research Results to Key Policymakers in Health

10. Determining the Prevalence and Behavioral Factors of HIV and STI in the Philippines

11. Development of Operations Guidelines for the Institutionalization and Operationalization of Single Joint Ethics Review in DOH

12. Primary Care Demonstration Sites

13. YAWS Study Phase II: Assessment of the Need to Establish a YAWS Control and Eradication Program

14. Health System Responsiveness 2018

15. Rapid Assessment on the Alcohol Consumption in the Philippines 

16. Market Mapping and Landscape Analysis of the Alcoholic Beverage Industry

17. Simulating the Health Impact of Alcohol Taxation in the Philippines

18. Operations Research for Comprehensive HIV Education Program among Grade 8 Students in Arellano University and Lyceum of Alabang University

19. National Prevalence Survey on Mental Health

20.Comparative Quality of Generics Medicines Between the Government and Private Drug Facilities in the Philippines