Global Forum 2015
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...
20th KEIO MEDICAL SCIENCE PRIZE
INVITATION FOR NOMINATION Keio University Medical Science Fund is now accepting nominations for the Keio Medical Science Prize 2015. Established in 1996, Keio University annually awards the Keio Medical Science Prize to recognize researchers who have made an outstanding contribution to the field of medicine or life sciences. Keio Medical Science Prize 2015 Criteria Nominee must have a breakt...
8th PNHRS Conference Proceedings
We would like to thank all those who attended the 8th Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) Week Celebration last August 12-14, 2014 at Radisson Blu Hotel Cebu City. We look forward to seeing you at the Global Forum on Research and Innovation for Health in August 2015. To search for a specific paper presented or to browse all of the proceedings, please click here.
Call for Papers to the Healthcare Social Media Summit 2015
On February 2015, we will connect healthcare to the rest of the digital world through the 1st Philippine Healthcare Social Media Summit in Cebu City, Philippines. In this event, we will be celebrating “Synergies in Social Media and Healthcare." Tracks to be covered in this summit: Track 1. Social Media and Medical ProfessionalismSocial media is changing the way healthcare professionals are inter...