BCHRD HOLDS THE 1st REGIONAL HEALTH RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FORUM
The 1st Regional for Health Research & Development Forum with the theme: “SaludBicolnon: Marhay na Salud para sa kagabsan” was held last November 21,2013 at the Bicol University College of Nursing Function Hall, Legazpi City. It show cased health and health related researches of the region, both professional and student category.
A total of 70 participants who witnessed the event, mostly from the academe which were as follows: Bicol University College of Nursing (BUCN), Bicol University College of Science (BUCS), Partido State University (PSU), University of Saint Anthony (USANT), Department of Science and TechnologyV (DOST-V), Camarines Sur Polytechnic Colleges (CSPC), Catanduanes State University (CSU), Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital (BRTTH), Aquinas University of Legazpi (AUL), Ago Medical and Educational Center–Bicol Christian College of Medicine (AMEC-BCCM), Bicol Medical Center (BMC), Universidad de Sta. Isabel (USI) and Commission on Higher Education Regional Office No.V(CHED-V).
The Panel of Evaluators for the Student Category were: Dr. Pilita O. Lucena, BCHRD chair, Research Information and Communication Utilization Committee (RICUC), Mr. Christian Rivero, member RICUC and Dr. Nilo Romeroso, member of Ethics Review Committee (ERC). For the Professional Category were: Dr. Marla Litam, Member of Research and Development Committee (R&D), Dr. Marlyn Daguno, chair R&D and Dr. Marilou Tino, member of Capacity Building Committee (CBC).
The winners for the Professional category were: 1st place: “ Acceptability and Effect of Malunggay, Monggo, and Rice (Moringaoleifera Lam, Vignaradiata and Oryza sativa) – Based Complementary Food on Selected Growth Indicator in Children: A Preliminary Study ” by Kuh V. Peterno et. al, of Partido State University (PSU); 2nd place is “Health Needs of the Community Folks of San Roque Madawon, Nabua, Camarines Sur”by Salvacion L. Tabalanza et. al. of Camarines Sur Polytechnic Colleges (CSPC).
The winners for the Student category were all from Bicol University: 1st place is “Evaluation of The Anticonvulsant Activity of Jatropha curcas L. (Tubang-bakod)Methanolic Leaf Extract in Mus musculus “by Ellen Keith C. Barreda of the College of Science (BUCS); 2nd place is “Prevalence of Enterobius vermicularis in the 3rd District of Albay Philippines” by Jeffrey A. Toledo et. al of the College of Science (BUCS); and 3rd place is “Hypoglycaemic Effect of Papaitan (Tinospora crispa Miers) Stem Extract on Diabetic and Normal Glycaemic Male Albino Mice ”by Christine Arcueno et. al of Bicol University College of Nursing.
The winners of both the professional and student categories will be the entry of BCHRD to the Philippine National Health Research (PNHRS) Conference Week on August 2014. These winners were asked to submit to the consortium the full research paper with the completion of the suggestions for final clearance from the R & D Committee.
In behalf of the consortium Chair, President Fay Lea Patria M. Lauraya, our appreciation to the participants and CONGRATULATIONS to all the winners.