KitKontraSakit hygiene kits distributed to Iloilo City quarantine Facilities

The Department of Science and Technology VI, together with its MultiPurpose Cooperative turned over 100 hygiene kits for distribution to Iloilo City quarantine facilities channeled through the Iloilo City Mayor’s office. This donation aims to aid the limited supplies of hygiene kits in quarantine facilities in the city. The kit includes face masks, multivitamins, alcohol, continue reading : KitKontraSakit hygiene kits distributed to Iloilo City quarantine Facilities

A Woman of Faith and Action

This 2021 National Women’s Month Celebration with the theme “Juana Laban sa Pandemya: Kaya!” is high time to emphasize the strong independent women and their extraordinary work. Mia Pielago is one of the many working professionals stranded in Iloilo City due to the suspension of public transportation and implementation of border restrictions during the lockdown.  continue reading : A Woman of Faith and Action

DOST VI deploys new batch of contactless CoViD-19 specimen collection booths

The Department of Science and Technology Region VI (DOST VI) provided eight (8) more units of contactless specimen collection booths (SCBs) to healthcare facilities in Western Visayas identified by the Department of Health – Center for Health Development Region VI (DOH-CHD VI).      The initiative of the DOST VI in the fabrication and deployment of continue reading : DOST VI deploys new batch of contactless CoViD-19 specimen collection booths

DOST VI client-MSMEs in Antique complete repayment of SETUP iFUND assistance

One of the many reasons why local micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) cannot level up to improve the marketability of its products and enhance its processes is mainly because of the lack of funds to upgrade its facilities, acquire new equipment, and implement technological recommendations of experts but it is not for the reason continue reading : DOST VI client-MSMEs in Antique complete repayment of SETUP iFUND assistance

STARBOOKS installation in Aklan Secondary Schools

The Science & Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly-Operated Kiosks (STARBOOKS) developed by the Science and Technology Information Institute (STII) is now available in two secondary schools in Molinao, Aklan. The STARBOOKS is home to science and technology learning instructions available in text, video, and audio formats intended to serve as information access in key areas continue reading : STARBOOKS installation in Aklan Secondary Schools

Saludes, DOST Balik scientist receives award for Basic Science Research

Dr. Jonel P. Saludes, a professor of Chemistry and Associate Vice President for Research at the University of San Agustin in Iloilo City was recently chosen as a recipient of the Gregorio Y. Zara Award for Basic Science Research. The recognition is one of the awards given last September 11 by the Philippine Association for continue reading : Saludes, DOST Balik scientist receives award for Basic Science Research

Virtual forum underscores innovative tech, better practices on aquaculture

Having demonstrated how science-based approaches can mitigate the impacts of COVID-19, the webinar series highlighting the innovative technologies in improving aquaculture practices were set to help micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) recover from the devastating scourge of the pandemic health crisis. The Department of Science and Technology Region VI (DOST VI) in partnership with continue reading : Virtual forum underscores innovative tech, better practices on aquaculture