PNHRS AT A GLANCE

National Unified Health Research Agenda

NUHRA serves as the country’s template for health research and development efforts specifying the areas and topics needed to be addressed in a 5-year scope.

Opportunities

Find out how you can participate in the health research-related opportunities of the four implementing agencies.

PNHRS Week

By virtue of Proclamation No. 1309, the PNHRS Week is celebrated every second week of August.

Regional Health Research Systems

The regional health research consortia in all the regions of the country mirror the PNHRS framework at the regional level

Philippine Health Research Ethics Board

PHREB is the national policy making body in health research ethics.

Monitoring Tool

To ensure that the system is more responsive and inclusive, the PNHRS Monitoring Tool was developed.

Implementing Agencies

Four institutions commit to support PNHRS to achieve its vision of creating a vibrant, dynamic and responsible health research community.

Technical Working Committees

The six TWCs were aligned with the research themes based on the country’s health needs.

PNHRS Milestones

Take a look at PNHRS accomplishments since its inception.

OUR LATEST NEWS

30 Aug 2017 05:40 - Ana Ciaren H. Itulid
Community-based outpatient treatment works – Talisay City Health Office


Even before the government’s campaign against illegal drugs, Talisay City in Cebu implements a community-based outpatient treatment and aftercare program which provides comprehensive care for people with substance use disorder.

Dr. Rey Cesar Bautista, [ ... ]

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29 Aug 2017 06:57 - Ana Ciaren H. Itulid
Most ready to publish paper award winners: 12th National Medical Writing Workshop


Five researchers were given the “Most ready to publish paper award” in the 12th National Medical Writing Workshop and 5th Writeshop for Young Researchers on 7-8 August 2017 at the Pan Pacific Hotel, Malate, Manila.

Mr. Paul Froilan Garma, Ms. Anna [ ... ]

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25 Aug 2017 02:47 - Ladylove May B. Baurile
Communication expert cites ways to effectively communicate health research and engage the public

PASAY CITY, Metro Manila- In the recent “Rallying Communicators for Science, Technology, and Innovation in Health” pre-conference session of the 11th Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS), communication expert Dr. Clarissa David talked [ ... ]

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23 Aug 2017 07:16 - Ladylove May B. Baurile
PNHRS regional consortia eye improvement on research utilization, work to gather health research communicators

PASAY CITY, Metro Manila- To further improve their strategies on research utilization, the regional consortia of the Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) gathered yesterday in a session at Hotel Jen Manila.


The session entitled “Rallying [ ... ]

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28 Jul 2017 02:20 - Ladylove May B. Baurile
Health research community to celebrate 11th PNHRS Week; highlights importance of empowering and transforming communities

PASAY CITY, Metro Manila- The country’s health research community, headed by the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), will celebrate the 11th Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) Week on 24-25 August 2017 at Philippine [ ... ]

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26 Jul 2017 06:46 - Ladylove May B. Baurile
40 researchers to participate in the 12th National Medical Writing Workshop and 5th Writeshop for Young Researchers

MALATE, Manila- Forty researchers will participate in the upcoming 12th National Medical Writing Workshop and 5th Writeshop for Young Researchers on 7-8 August 2017 at Pan Pacific Manila.  

Organized by the Philippine Council for Health Research and [ ... ]

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YOUR SHARED STORIES

Unilab’s Sekaya inaugurates Laguna plant for natural medicinal products
23 Jun 2017 02:27

United Laboratories, Inc. (Unilab), the leading pharmaceutical and healthcare company in the Philippines, announced that its affiliate, the Sentrong Katutubong Yaman (Sekaya), is tapping into the country’s [ ... ]

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Thorny fish
17 May 2017 07:05

Yes, the title sounds strange, an example of the kind of inappropriate machine translation that you get on the internet. The Filipino “tinik” can mean plant thorns or fish bones, but you can’t say [ ... ]

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In our hands
08 May 2017 06:26

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial’s recent announcement that half of 12 million hypertensive Filipinos are unaware of their condition and are therefore “walking time bombs” indicates the great need for [ ... ]

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Sira-sira Store: ‘Bisag saging’ life is tolerable
05 May 2017 07:12

“BISAG saging, basta labing” is a Cebuano phrase that makes light of the pain of want. It means something like, “even if we only have bananas to eat for as long as we have love, everything will be [ ... ]

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Research-to-policy gap still a challenge in PH
18 Apr 2017 00:01

The Philippines should adopt policy-driven health priorities to better utilize the research being done in the country, the Department of Health (DOH) stressed in a recent forum.

Although the country’s [ ... ]

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Fast food health risks rapidly rising in Asia, PH
17 Apr 2017 00:58

Asia-Pacific is at a risk of poor nutrition as modern trade policy opens the region to a flood of ultra-processed food and drinks, according to a study published in Globalization and Health, a conclusion [ ... ]

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Approval of medicinal marijuana bill eyed in June
03 Apr 2017 00:26

Approval of the medicinal marijuana bill before the end of the first regular session of the 17th Congress in June is being eyed by its author, Isabela Rep. Rodito Albano.

Albano said he would exhaust all [ ... ]

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RxBox paves new way for better health in Caraga
24 Mar 2017 01:36

BUTUAN CITY, Mar. 23  -- Caraganons living in rural and remote areas can now have better access to the government’s healthcare services and can even get advice from healthcare experts across the country. [ ... ]

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PH health innovations to see wide use in 2017 – DOST
09 Feb 2017 02:53

Five health technologies that will greatly improve the delivery of public health services have been developed in the Philippines in the past year, and will see widespread use throughout the country this [ ... ]

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DOST launches InfoSerbilis on agency services
09 Feb 2017 02:51

MANILA,  Jan. 23 (PIA) – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has launched a communication campaign aimed to create a unified information delivery service that would improve the services of [ ... ]

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DOST, US’s NIH sign MOU to strengthen TB research
09 Feb 2017 02:50

The Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) will sign a memorandum of understanding with the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) this [ ... ]

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DOST, US’s NIH sign MOU to strengthen TB research
09 Feb 2017 02:50

The Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) will sign a memorandum of understanding with the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) this [ ... ]

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DOST-PCHRD for health
01 Feb 2017 01:52

ILIPINOS are not just good in singing, dancing, acting, boxing, and representing the country in international sports and contests. Aside from being talented, creative, and strong, Filipinos are also known [ ... ]

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Philippine Council for Health Research and Development talks about remote diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment
01 Feb 2017 01:51

Information and communications technology is transforming healthcare through collaboration technologies, e-health records and through manifestations of the Internet-of-Things (IoT).

On 16th January, the [ ... ]

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Philippine gov’t supports 5 health technologies for nationwide rollout
01 Feb 2017 01:48

The Department of Science and Technology- Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD), the national coordinating body for health research, has unveiled five technologies that are [ ... ]

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DOST allocates P10.4M for RxBox project
16 Jan 2017 00:43

THE Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is deploying RxBoxes to provide better access to life-saving health care service in remote communities in the region.

DOST regional project staff for RxBox [ ... ]

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DOST-PCHRD calls for applicants, nominations for AROHRA
16 Jan 2017 00:39

ZAMBOANGA CITY, 13 January 2017 (PIA) - - -The Department of Science and Technology – IX (DOST-IX) and the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) is now accepting applicants, nominations [ ... ]

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Telehealth medical devices to be released Q1 of 2017
16 Nov 2016 06:34

SOME RxBox devices will be doled out in the first quarter of 2017 following the implementation of the project Roll Out of 1,000 RxBox Telehealth Device in Selected Rural Health Units in the Philippines.

The [ ... ]

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P4.2 million for health researches in Western Visayas
09 Nov 2016 02:50

Iloilo City — An estimated P4.2 million in funding will go to the Western Visayas Health Research and Development Consortium (WVHRDC).

Consortium Manager Lerma dela Llana said the funding for regional [ ... ]

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GIS-based analysis of dengue cases in Baguio City launched
03 Nov 2016 02:44

BAGUIO CITY  – Engineer Nathaniel Vincent Lubrica on Friday said a Geographic Information System (GIS)-based analysis of dengue cases in Baguio City will be utilized from October 2016 to October 2017 [ ... ]

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