HRDCR IV-A Call for Proposal


What proposals may qualify


Research proposals that will be entertained by the HRDCR IV-A are those which address priority health problems identified under the PNHRS National Unified Health Research Agenda (NUHRA).

Research priorities for the year 2011-2016 are:

a. Drug discovery and Development

b. Development of Diagnostic Kits for Priority Diseases

c. Genomic and Molecular Technology

d. ICT for Health

e. Hospital Equipment and Biomedical Devices

f.  Functional Foods

The proposal should contain the following:

•Cover sheet •Table of contents •Introduction •Program/project title •Program/project leader •Implementing agency •Cooperating agency •Significance of the proposal •Literature review •Objectives •Expected Output (s) •End-users/target beneficiaries •Program/project duration •Methodology • Plans for data processing and analysis •Work plan schedule •Ethical/biosafety clearance •Research utilization •Estimated budgetary requirements •Curriculum vitae •Endorsement from the agency head • Bibliography •Line Item Budget (LIB)

(Description of research area and template of detailed research proposal available at and )

The submitted proposal shall also meet the following requirements:


•Relevant to regional health problems

•In accordance with the priorities identified by NUHRA

•With budgetary requirement not exceeding P200,000 with a duration of six months to one-year.

Who may apply

Regular staff and faculty members of research institutes, medical and paramedical schools, hospitals and other health related agencies may submit proposals, properly endorsed by the head of the agency. Likewise, medical residents of hospitals may submit proposals provided that he or she will be working under the supervision of a more experienced researcher affiliated in the same institution. These proposals should be addressed to:


c/o Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

De La Salle Health Sciences Institute

Room 6301 3/F De La Salle Angelo King   Medical Research Center,

Gov. D Mangubat Ave. Dasmarinas City    Cavite, 4114, Philippines

Suggested deadline for submission of proposals

15 June 2013


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Dated: Saturday, 22 December 2012 00:58