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UK-Philippines Joint Health Research Call

The Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) intend to work together to launch a joint call for research proposals which will support UK-Filipino health research collaborations.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 09:10
 
20th Keio Medical Science Prize

INVITATION FOR NOMINATION

Keio University Medical Science Fund is now accepting nominations for the Keio Medical Science Prize 2015. Established in 1996, Keio University annually awards the Keio Medical Science Prize to recognize researchers who have made an outstanding contribution to the field of medicine or life sciences.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 April 2015 02:26
 
Call for applications from training institutions: Selection of universities to manage TDR International Post Graduate Training Scheme (2015 to 2019)

TDR, the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, is calling for applications from universities in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to host and manage the TDR international post graduate training scheme on implementation research (IR). The long term goal is to strengthen capacity of disease endemic countries for identifying public health needs, develop appropriate solutions and translate them into policy and practice for improved health and well-being of their populations.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 April 2015 02:22
 

ASEAN-NDI Secretariat Hosts ASEAN-US Fellow

The Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) hosts a post-doctoral fellow under the ASEAN - US Science and Technology Fellows Pilot Program. The Fellows Pilot Program was officially introduced on April 1, 2014 with an orientation and launching event at the ASEAN Secretariat Office in Jakarta, Indonesia.

ASEAN, USAID leaders in coordination with AAAS launched the ASEAN - US Science and Technology Fellows Pilot Program. (Front row, left to right) Cynthia Robinson (AAAS S&T Policy Fellowship Director), James Moriarty (Ambassador, ASEAN-US PROGRESS), Jennifer Wilson (Senior ASEAN Affairs Officer), Teguh Rahardjo (APAST focal point), Norman Neureiter (AAAS Center for Science, Technology & Security Policy Director), Theresa Leonardo (S&T Advisor, USAID/RDMA), and Alexander Lim (ASEAN Secretariat on S&T). (Back row, left to right) Dimas Adekhrisna (ASEAN Secretariat Officer), supervisor of Indonesian fellow, Honglada Thoetkiattikul (Thailand), Anh Tung Pham and Pham Thi Thanh Nga (Vietnam), Mie Mie Kyaw (Myanmar), Rita Andini and Diah Marganingrum (Indonesia), Maria Ruth Pineda (Philippines), Win Maw Hlaing Oo (Myanmar), and Carinan Rebulanan (supervisor of Philippine Fellow).

The areas covered by the Program include: health, climate change, food security, early warning systems for disaster risk reduction, water management, and biodiversity.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 April 2015 02:32
 
Call for Applications for the ASEAN-US Science and Technology (S&T) Fellows Pilot Program

In support of the efforts to strengthen capacity for science-based policy-making, the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development – Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCHRD) will be hosting one Fellow under the ASEAN-US Science and Technology (S&T) Fellows Pilot Program.

This Program will provide the opportunity especially for early-career scientists who are citizens / residents of ASEAN to further their career by enhancing their knowledge on bridging the gap between science and policy-making.

Fellows can apply to work on one of the following fields: health, climate change, food security, early warning systems for disaster risk reduction, water management, and biodiversity. The Fellowship will run for one year and DOST-PCHRD will host the Fellow for Health.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013 02:42
 
CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The ASEAN Network for Drugs, Diagnostics, Vaccines, and Traditional Medicine Innovation (ASEAN-NDI) was identified by the WHO Western Pacific Region’s (WHO WPRO) to develop proposals which aim to bring together initiatives proposing innovative mechanisms to coordinate and finance the development of health products and technologies for diseases that disproportionately affect poor populations.

This is in line with the Consultative Expert Working Group on Research and Development (CEWG) resolution which aims “to examine current financing and coordination of research and development, as well as proposals for new and innovative sources of financing to stimulate research and development related to Type II and Type III diseases and the specific research and development needs of developing countries in relation to Type I diseases,” which was drafted during the Sixty-sixth World Health Assembly. Please see CEWG file for your reference.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 November 2013 02:36
 
ASEAN-NDI SBP, catalyst for collaborative innovation in health R & D

Stakeholders of the ASEAN – Network for Drugs, Diagnostics, Vaccines, and Traditional Medicine Innovation (ASEAN-NDI) convened last June 5 at the Dusit Thani Hotel, Makati City, Philippines, to discuss the network’s Strategic Business Plan (SBP), learn from the best practices/experience of other regional R&D innovation networks in China and Africa, and lay down plans for ASEAN-NDI, including the proposed activities and funding opportunities for the network.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 July 2013 06:35
 
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