The Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) in collaboration with the Department of Health (DOH), in collaboration with Region 1 Health Research and Development Consortium, is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the Alberto G. Romualdez, Jr. Outstanding Health Research Award (AROHRA) for the year 2020.


The award gives recognition to a research program or project that has demonstrated the link between research and practice through the utilization of research findings in health delivery system.


Any health research program or project may be considered for the award. Nominations will be done by any institution, members of the consortium, scientific, technological and professional societies or associations, research institutes, universities and colleges, and individuals. Self nomination is not allowed.


Two awards will be given: one for the Biomedical Research Category and another one for the Health Services Research Category. A cash prize of Php500,000.00 (net of tax) and a trophy await the winner for each category.


DEADLINE for submission of nominations to R1HRDC is on February 2020. For more details, kindly click AROHRA Guidelines and AROHRA Nomination Form. You may also contact Ms. Ana Gay D. Ranga at 0930-881-7266 / 0977-803-1747 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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