Region I Health Research and Development Consortium

ANNOUNCES: Call for Papers

R1HRDC Regional Research Contest 

You are invited to participate in the 2014 R1HRDC Regional Research Contest.  The event will be held in the Guestel, University of Northern Philippines, Vigan City, Ilocos Sur on July 18, 2014, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM.


The theme of the 2014 R1HRDC Research Contest is “Strengthening Collaborative Research with People at the Center of Health and Health Research”

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In a phytochemical screening of indigenous plants of Ilocos Norte made by researchers of the Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU), four are found to be potential sources of drug for acute and chronicanti-inflammatory diseases.  These plants are the Uvaria rufa (allagat),Ficus minahassae (agimet), Dilenia philippinensis (palali) and Momordica cochinchinensis (sugod-sugod).  The presence of flavonoids, saponins, terpenoids and steroids are observed during the tests of the extracts of 116 different plant parts using ethanol and water as extractants.

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  1. What: PNHRS Research Agenda Committee Meeting

   When: April 4, 2014, 9am-12nn

   Where: Conti’s Bakeshop and Restaurant, Greenbelt II, Experanza Street, Makati City.

   Agenda: 1. Preparation of the PNHRS Strategic Planning & Other Matters.


  1. What: 3rd PNHRS Steering Committee Meeting

   When: April 10, 2014, 8AM

   Where: Room 1012, PhilHealth Main Office, City State Center, 709 Shaw Blvd, Pasig City.


  1. What: 14th Forum on Ethics Research Committees of Asia Pacific FERNCAP

   When: November 23-26, 2014

   Where: Taal Vista, Tagaytay.

   Theme: Embedding Ethics in the National Health Research System.

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