Last July 4, 2018 the Regional Health Research Coordinating Council, the consortium's policy making body had approved the membership of Central Bicol State University of Agriculture and Camarines Norte State College. As a new member they we be a part of the training offered by the consortium and are to submit proposals aligned with the research agenda of the region. 

Bicol Consortium for Health Research and Development is fortunate to have these institutions to contribute to the strengthening of the system of health research collaboration in the region.