14th PNHRS Week to highlight health R&D in the new normal

Now on its 14th year, the annual Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) week will showcase health research and development in the new normal in the upcoming virtual celebration scheduled on 9-13 August 2021.

Using a combination of live and pre-recorded materials through various online media platforms, the 14th PNHRS Week celebration aims to serve as a platform for the health research community to share their best practices and experiences in pursuit of healthier lives for the Filipinos through health R&D. 

Hosted by the Zamboanga Consortium for Health Research and Development (ZCHRD), the 14th PNHRS Week theme is “Health R&D in the New Normal: Moving Towards Universal Health Care.” 


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This year, we recognize the collective work and achievements of the System which supported the passage of UHC and produced relevant healthcare solutions," DOST-PCHRD Executive Director Dr. Jaime C. Montoya says. "As we move forward in the implementation of the UHC, we bank on the System's diverse expertise and strong network once again to ensure that the Filipino people will have access to better healthcare," he adds.


The celebration will showcase new dimensions and ways the 17 regional consortia’s emerging partnerships address the country’s current challenges on health issues and will cover the following activities:




The PNHRS Week is celebrated every second week of August in accordance with Presidential Proclamation No. 1309 of June 2007. 

Interested participants may register through: https://14thpnhrsweekcelebration.dost9.ph.

Written by:
Christine Jane Gonzales
Jwynne Gwyneth Macan