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.


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


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.


25 Aug 2016 03:10 - Ladylove May B. Baurile
PhilAAST to conduct 65th Annual Convention, 8th Asian Heads of Research Councils (ASIAHORCs) Joint Symposium

ALABANG, Muntinlupa City- The Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science and Technology (PhilAAST) will hold its 65th Annual Convention, in conjunction with the 8th Asian Heads of Research Councils [ ... ]

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22 Aug 2016 08:20 - Ladylove May B. Baurile
Ethnic groups are not exempted from the consequences of changing environment

PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN- “Ethnic groups worldwide are not exempted from the consequences of the changing environment,” thus emphasized during the session on Indigenous Health System and Environmental [ ... ]

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22 Aug 2016 03:15 - Carla P. San Diego
#PNHRS2016 recognizes local health researches

Local health researches, both by students and professionals, were recognized in the recently concluded 10th Philippine National Health Research System Week Celebration in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan last [ ... ]

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22 Aug 2016 01:09 - Ladylove May B. Baurile
Corporate Social Responsibility expert shares ways to engage stakeholders in health research

PUERTO PRINCESA, PALAWAN- When asked how Unilab Foundation engages their stakeholders to support their advocacies, Ms. Rhodora Palomar-Fresnedi, Unilab Foundation Executive Director, emphasized the importance [ ... ]

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04 Aug 2016 07:02 - Ladylove May B. Baurile
10th PNHRS Week to highlight research and innovation for health and the environment

PUERTO PRINCESA, Palawan- The country’s health research community will once again celebrate the annual Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) Week on 10-11 August 2016 at the Citystate [ ... ]

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04 May 2016 01:47 - Ladylove May B. Baurile
Doctor-researcher promotes use of PCHRD’s HERDIN

PASAY CITY, Metro Manila- During the workshop on Research of the 2nd Healthcare and Social Media Summit, Dr. Venus Oliva Cloma-Rosales of 101 Health Research promoted the use of Philippine Council for Health [ ... ]

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