Global Forum 2015
Call for Applications: The 2015 National Book Development Trust Fund Grant (P200,000 each)
The National Book Development Board (NBDB), the government agency mandated to develop and support the Philippine book publishing industry, has recently launched a call for applications for the National Book Development Trust Fund (NBDTF) Grant for 2015. Authors and organizations are invited to submit at least 25% of their manuscripts or research works for books. The chosen works will receive a gra...
UK’s Newton Fund invites PHL collaboration in health researches
FILIPINO researchers and scientists will have a chance to do researches on health concerns in the Philippines under the United Kingdom’s Newton Fund.The British Embassy recently announced that the Newton Fund is inviting researchers and scientists to submit proposals that will address the health needs of vulnerable communities in the country, the embassy said in a news release.Two programs are ava...
CHED Memo on RERC Accreditation
The Philippine Health Research Ethics Board (PHREB) envisions the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), being one of the implementing agencies of the Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS), as an institution which actively promotes and supports advocacies for protection of human participants in health research.
DOH Dept. Circular Re: PHREB Accreditation of DOH RERCs (27 Feb 2015 )
Pursuant to Republic Act No. 10532 known as the Philippine National Health Research System Law, the Philippine Health Research Ethics Board (PHREB) has set requirements for accreditation of all Research Ethics Review Committees (RERCs) in the country to ensure adherence to the universal principles for the protection of human participants in research.
MOA Signing For DOST’s Phil. Health Info Exchange
Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Sec. Mario G. Montejo (center) together with Department of Health (DOH) Undersecretary Dr. Vicente Belizario (left) and Philhealth President and CEO Atty. Alexander A. Padilla sign the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the Philippine Health Information Exchange (PHIE) during the 33rd anniversary of DOST’s Philippine Council for Health Research and Devel...
Call on Inventors and Researchers to Join the Regional Invention Contest 2015
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) invites inventors, makers, designers and creative researchers both in public and private sectors within Region 7 to submit entries for the Regional Invention Contest and Exhibit 2015.Selection will be based on six (6) categories namely: Outstanding Invention (Tuklas Award), Outstanding Utility Model, Outstanding Industrial Design, Outstanding Creativ...
Call for Nominations for the 2015 DOST-PCHRD-Gruppo Medica Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis in Herbal Medicine
The Central Visayas Consortium for Health Research and Development (CVCHRD) is currently accepting nominations for the 2015 DOST-PCHRD-Gruppo Medica Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis in Herbal Medicine.
Is the Philippines Ready for Healthcare Social Media?
Social media in the context of healthcare is not a “new thing.” In fact, healthcare providers and patients have all been engaged in these kinds of activities, unknowingly, as a result of the behavioral trend of posting and sharing personal activities online through social media sites. Think about it–in 2012, it was reported by Socialbakers (Source: Rappler article) that 27,720,300 Facebook users a...
#HealthXPH: Trending health in social media
In the past months, health care professionals who are involved in health informatics or even in social media may have witnessed the slow but steady unfolding of a trending hashtag. Every Saturday, at about 9 o’clock in the evening, twitter feeds of those involved in health informatics are slowly being populated by the initially strange hashtag #HealthXPH. It seems to be operating in the context of...