The Region 1 Health Research and Development Consortium is pleased to announce the 2022 Call for Research Proposals for Possible Funding that has potential to address the current pandemic and healthcare system that is aligned to national and regional research priorities as follows:


National Unified Health Research Agenda (NUHRA) 2017-2022

  1. Responsive Health Systems

  2. Research to Enhance and Extend Healthy Lives

  3. Holistic Approaches to Health and Wellness

  4. Health Resiliency

  5. Global Competitiveness and Innovation in Health

  6. Research in Equity and Health


Regional Unified Health Research Agenda (RUHRA) 2017-2022

  1. Triple Burden of Disease

  2. Health of Vulnerable Populations

  3. Drug Discovery and Development

  4. Health Technology and Innovations

  5. Food Safety and Nutrition

  6. Health Governance and Policies

  7. Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

  8. Health Financing


Interested individuals, with institutional affiliations who are R1HRDC Member Institutions, are welcome to apply. Kindly Submit the following requirements through email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


  1. Letter of Intent, addressed to Dr. Maria Lourdes K. Otayza, R1HRDC Chairman;

  2. Capsule Research Proposal (using the PCHRD Capsule Research Proposal Form);

  3. Curriculum Vitae of lead proponent (Principal Investigator/Project Leader); and,

  4. Endorsement of agency head or research director


The submission of the capsule research proposal and other documentary requirements will be on or before March 30, 2022.


The R1HRDC-Research Management Committee will conduct the initial review and shortlisting of applications. Applications that do not qualify will be notified accordingly.


For additional queries, please contact Ms. Ana Gay D. Ranga, R1HRDC Secretariat at 09778031747/ 09308817266.

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