With the Bicol Heart Program of BCHRD, the DOH CHD V will be funding four (4) proposals for 2018. For 2019, The BCHRD and DOH CHD V will be conducting a Health Research Prioritization and Research Problem Identification in September, 2018 in order to identify researchable priority areas of DOH CHD V and to address these areas through research. Each program leaders of DOH CHD V and representatives from member-institutions shall be invited during the workshop.