15th PNHRS Call for Entries: Oral Research Paper Presentation and Research Poster Contest

the Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) is celebrating its 15th PNHRS Week on 08-12 August 2022 with the theme ‚ÄúHealth Research: Responding to Challenges to National Recovery and Resiliency.‚ÄĚ This year's activity will be a five-day hybrid event, comprised of both online (Zoom) and on-site (Clark, Pampanga) sessions One of the activities during the celebration is the Oral Research Paper Presentation and Research Poster Contest (Professional and Student Categories) of the completed health research projects conducted by the member institutions of all the Regional Health Research and Development Consortia. In light of this, we are now accepting research entries for the aforementioned competitions. Entries for each category that will pass the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Health Research and Development‚Äôs initial screening will be presented during the event. We will be attaching here the guidelines for your reference.

Deadline of Submission will be on June 27, 2022





(Professional and Student Category)

A. Qualifications
1. Professional Category
      o A health research project completed within the last 3 years, but not
         featured in the previous Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) fora.
      o A health research paper authored by a researcher from Regional Health
         Research and Development Consortium (RHRDC) member institutions
         and funded by the PNHRS core agencies (Department of Science and
         Technology-Philippine Council for Health Research and Development
         (DOST-PCHRD), Department of Health, Commission on Higher
         Education, and University of the Philippines Manila) and/or other local
         and international funding institutions.
2. Student Category
      o An undergraduate thesis on health or health-related fields conducted
         within the last 2 years, but not featured in the previous PNHRS fora.
      o A health research project conducted by a member or non-member
         institution of the consortia.
B. Documentary Requirements
1. For the Oral Research Paper Presentation:
      o Electronic copy of the completed research paper in publishable form.
         For the Research Poster Contest:
      o Electronic copy of the research poster and its research abstract.
      o Maximum of three (3) research poster entries may be submitted per
         consortium. However, only one (1) research poster entry may be
         qualified for presentation.
2. Endorsement form signed by the Consortium Chair.
3. Applicable research authorization/clearance/permit:
      o Ethics clearance (from Philippine Health Research Ethics Board
         Accredited Research Ethics Committee)
      o National Commission on Indigenous People Free and Prior Informed
      o Bureau of Animal Industry Animal Research Permit
      o Department of Environment and National Resources Gratuitous Permit
      o Biosafety clearance