Latest S&T News in REGION 10

DOST-10 strengthens food safety in NorMin
Posted: Thursday, June 06, 2019
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 19 - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST-10) trained representatives from the Northern Mindanao Food Safety Regulation Coordinating Board (FSRCB-10) to become Food Safety trainers. Misamis Occidental Provincial Science and Technology Director Eufresnie Ann Simbajon discussing Food Safety Hazards. (DOST 10) One of the purposes of the activity is to form a pool of Food Safety trainers who can be tapped by the industries and micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the region by using a harmonized training manual. The training manual includes topics about Food Safety Hazards, Basic Food Hygiene, and current Good Manufacturing Practices. It also aims to capacitate stakeholders in the use of science and risk-based analysis in compliance with food s...   read full story

Tubig sa Kinabuhi: A CEST Initiative Towards Clean and Safe Water
Posted: Thursday, June 06, 2019
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, May 27 -(PIA)--Clean and safe water in, bacteria-contaminated water out!  The “Tubig sa Kinabuhi” project is an initiative of the Department of Science and Technology under its Community Empowerment thru Science and Technology or CEST program.  Its main objective is to bring in clean and safe water to barangay Kibangay, Lantapan, Bukidnon. In Lantapan, Bukidnon, where diarrhea and amoebiasis incidence is relatively high, DOST-10 and the Local Government Unit of Lantapan joined forces to find a solution to the water problem.  The stakeholders themselves identified the urgent need for access to safe water during the consultation and launching of the CEST program in Lantapan. The Provincial Science and Technology Center (PSTC)-Bukidnon and LGU Lantapan implemented th...   read full story

DOST to preserve weaving skills of Marawi IDPs
Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2019
ILIGAN CITY, May 19 (PIA ICCC) -- To revive the handloom weaving among Maranaos, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) provides technical and financial assistance to the displaced Maranaos...   read full story

Mindanao gears up as PHL electronics powerhouse
Posted: Monday, May 20, 2019
The country’s science leaders expressed optimism that Mindanao will soon be a powerhouse of expertise in electronics as the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT) becomes a...   read full story

DOST to hold food safety seminar for 30 street vendors in CDO
Posted: Thursday, May 16, 2019
MANILA -- The Department of Science and Technology - Region 10 (DOST-10) will organize a food safety seminar for 30 street vendors on May 28, a project assistant told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) ...   read full story

DOST MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL BRINGS ENHANCED PACKAGING TO AWEZAMIZ COMPLEMENTARY FOOD
Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Turnover of 60,000 pieces RMS Baby Food Blend packaging to LGU Ozamiz City with Ms. Maria Lucy Cabalit representing the City Mayor, Ms. Lelitha G. Navarez head of the Ozamiz City Complementary Food ...   read full story

ILIGAN CITY HOLDS THE 1ST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN S&T AND MATH
Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Dr. Rowena Cristina L. Guevara, DOST Undersecretary for Research and Development, delivers her message as the keynote speaker during the opening ceremony of the 1st International Conference in Scien...   read full story

OPERATING ROOM BURN AWARENESS PITCH BAGS CHAMPIONSHIP AWARD
Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Mr. Talatala receiving his award as 1st placer of the 3-Minute Pitch to Policymakers Competition “Nurses, being the heart and forefront of patient safety, have a proactive role in ensuring safe and...   read full story