Research Utilization

Support to Research Dissemination 

The Research Information, Communication, and Utilization Division of PCHRD supports projects and activities on research dissemination, including, but not limited to support to publication, paper presentation, and events.

Eligibility

The program will provide financial assistance to all Filipino health researchers who intends to get their results of research communicated to the public and target stakeholders. The topic should be aligned with the National Unified Health Research Agenda 2017-2022.

Support to Publication

Researches, either funded or not by the Council, which are accepted for publication in local or international peer-reviewed journals may request for publication support.

How to apply

The proponent should submit the following requirements online through the PCHRD Project Management System:

• Proof that the journal article is accepted for publication
• Copy of the article accepted for publication
• A document that the journal is not a predatory journal
Line-Item Budget
• Letter of request addressed to the PCHRD Executive Director

PCHRD also gives financial assistance to Filipino researchers who would like to print their monographs or books which are in line with the National Unified Health Research Agenda (NUHRA).

Support to Paper Presentation

Only researches funded by the Council which are accepted for oral presentation in local or international conferences can request for travel support.

How to apply

The proponent should submit the following requirements online through the PCHRD Project Management System:

• Letter from the organizing committee that the research is accepted for oral presentation
Line-Item Budget
• Letter of request addressed to the PCHRD Executive Director

Support to Scientific Event

Health Research Institutions and State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) which organize seminars, conferences, fora, and workshops for the dissemination of health researches aligned to the NUHRA may seek financial support.

How to apply

The proponent should submit the following requirements online through the PCHRD Project Management System:

• Program of Activities
Line-Item Budget
• Letter of request addressed to the PCHRD Executive Director

Technology Adoption and Commercialization

As the DOST agency responsible for coordinating and monitoring health researches in the country, the Council facilitates the identification and packaging of PCHRD-supported health technologies for adoption and commercialization by both government and private sectors. We accelerate technology adoption by guiding researchers and investors as they go through each step of the idea generation to utilization.

PCHRD helps both inventors and investors in the Intellectual Property (IP) commercialization process. Based on the Technology Transfer Act of 2009 (RA 10055), PCHRD’s role as funding agency becomes a facilitator instead of a licensor. The technologies are owned by the implementing agencies (RDIs) and their respective commercialization (licensing, establishment of spin-off companies) are negotiated by their own Technology Licensing Office. However, PCHRD can still assist potential investors and the RDIs in the commercialization process.

PCHRD Technologies

Commercialized and Ready for Commercialization

In the pipeline

RxBox
Biotek-M
OL Trap
Lagundi Tablet and Syrup
Sambong Tablet
Yerba Buena Tablet
Tsaang Gubat

Axis Knee System

ReliefVent
POC Diagnostic Test for Detecting Dengue Infections
Antibacterial ointment from Guava
Antiparasitic agents from Quassia amara and Momordica charantia

Research Translation – Policy

Recognizing the value of health researches in building a healthier nation, PCHRD supports translation of research to policy. Proposals submitted to PCHRD for research translation are processed and evaluated. After the proposal receives an approval, PCHRD can provide financial support so the proponents can proceed with policy note brief development. PCHRD can also help the proponents find research experts with substantial background in policy development to draft the policy note/brief for them.

Approved policy notes / briefs are published for submission to policymakers.

Throughout the years, PCHRD ensures that research is utilized for evidence-based and informed policy making. In 2015, the Council provided important inputs for the following bills, policies, and law.

  • “An Act Imposing Excise Tax on Sugar Sweetened Beverages by Inserting a New Section 150 – A in the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as amended”
  • House Bill 5321, “An Act Creating a National Cancer Care Research and Development Authority, Providing for its Powers, Structure and for Other Purposes”
  • Graphic Health Warning Law, RA 10643 (Cigarette Graphic warning)
  • HB 4199: An Act Promulgating a Comprehensive Policy for a National Telehealth System with the Use of Advanced Communications Technology in the Philippines and to Provide Funds Thereof