The DOST-PCHRD arranged a Capacity Building Committee Business Meeting and Networking Cocktail Dinner last August 6, 2018, 5:00-9:00 PM at the Forest Lodge, Camp John Hay, Baguio City. The gathering aimed to formalize the creation of the PNHRS Expanded Capacity Building Committee and to validate the next steps identified during the regional consultation meetings.

PNHRS SOME conducts session on enhancing the quality of monitoring of  date from the consortia

Baguio City – The Philippine National Health Research System Structure Organization Monitoring Committee conducted a session on  Enhancing the Quality of Monitoring of  Data from the Consortia  as part of the 12th PNHRS Week Celebration held last August 6, 2018, at Functions Room 3&4, CAP John Hay Trade and  Cultural Center, Camp John Hay, Baguio City, Benguet.


After the tedious process of the DRR-CCA proposal writing and undergoing three (3) phases of writing workshop and mentoring, the proposal entitled,"Health Emergency and Disaster Risk Reduction Programs for PWDs in the Flood prone Areas in the Province of Camarines Sur" was shortlisted by DOST-PCHRD for its final phase of technical evaluation for possible funding consideration.

Evangelista represents Region V to PNHRS Research Poster Contest

Ms. Abelisa D. Evangelista, a health researcher from Catanduanes State University represented Region V to the 12th PNHRS Research Poster Contest for professionals. Her projects entitled "Phythochemical Screening and Cythotoxic of Pseudostem Ethanolic Extracts from Three Cultivars of Abaca (Musa textilis Née) in Catanduanes" was presented to a panel of experts during the PNHRS 2018 Research Poster Presentation (Professional Category) at the Cap-John Hay Trade and Cultural Center, Baguio City.

BCHRD wins 2nd place on CBC Poster Exhibit Contest

During the 12th PNHRS National Conference Awarding ceremony, the BCHRD bagged Second place in the Capacity Building  Committee Poster Exhibit Contest among the 17 regional consortia. The contest aimed to showcase the consortium’s good practices on capacity building initiatives/strategies/projects in the region. As BCHRD's entry, the two (2) new programs of the consortium has been highlighted, the Bicol Health Research Training and Development Program (Bicol HeaRT) and the Bicol One-System for Health Research Environment (B10Share). Both programs aims to increase research capability of the region by empowering new and budding researchers and guiding them along the course of research writing.