An estimated P4.2 million in funding will go to the Western Visayas Health Research and Development Consortium (WVHRDC). Consortium Manager Lerma dela Llana said the funding for regional health researches this year came from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Department of Health (DOH) and DOST’s Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD).
How important is health research these days? Researchers, health practitioners and managers and stakeholders once again convene in a biennial event dubbed as the 2nd Western Visayas Health Research Conference on October 20-21, 2016 at Sarabia Manor Hotel and Convention Center.
A food hub here in the region is all set to provide innovations and technical support services in a bid to strengthen the food industry. Developed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST VI), the Western Visayas Food Innovation Center (FIC), houses one-stop-shops addressing various technology-related concerns of the food processing industry – particularly continue reading : Food Innovation Center poised as WV’s leading food hub
In recognition of the vital role of the academe and the government to spur entrepreneurial spirit, a technology business incubator project was established dedicated to startups and fledgling enterprises. The Small Enterprise and Entrepreneurial Development Services Technology Business Incubator (SEEDS-TBI), a multi-disciplinary project organized by the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) – College of continue reading : Tech biz incubator project to spell entrepreneurial growth
Western Visayas Health Research and Development Consortium (WVHRDC) Logo-Making Contest
DOST VI Regional Director Rowen Gelonga (left) and Iloilo Provincial Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. ink a Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of the Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly Operated Kiosk Stations (STARBOOKS) housed at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol. Launched by the DOST-Science and Technology Information Institute (STII), the STARBOOKS hosts timely S&T continue reading : DOST seals STARBOOKS partnership with Iloilo provincial gov’t
Iloilo Provincial Science and Technology Director Sheila Oberio receives a plaque from Iloilo Provincial Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. in recognition for the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST VI) valuable contribution in the growth of the micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), specifically in providing technical expertise in food safety and handling and packaging and continue reading : Pasidungog 2016
A call to advocate ethics in research was emphasized to research buffs during the conduct of the Basic Ethics Research Training in Iloilo City. “Our duty to experiment does not mean doing research under any type of condition”, Dr. Ricardo Manalastas, Jr. of the Philippine Health Research Ethics Board (PHREB) said. He equipped that these continue reading : Researchers advised to adopt ethical sound researches
Lead auditor Carlos I. Somera of the Certification International Philippines, Inc. (CIPI) convenes the DOST VI management team for the Second Surveillance Audit. The surveillance audit of the DOST VI Quality Management System to ISO 9001:2008 aims to assess and define conformity of the management system to specified requirements for continued certification. (DOSTVI-LMLamasan)