Latest S&T News in REGION 13

CHRDC gears up toward a stronger health research culture
Posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Representatives from member-institutions of Caraga Health Research and Development Consortium (CHRDC) agreed on strengthening its efforts on health research development and promotion after reviewing the consortium's direction and its best practices during the General Assembly at Butuan City, January 29. Mr. Ricardo Varela, Assistant Regional Director for Field Operations of the Department of Science and Technology Caraga presented the accomplishments of CHRDC in 2017. Among these notable attainments of CHRDC were its efforts in communicating health research outputs to the end-users in the communities and campaigning for the utilization of these research-based knowledge.The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) recognized these efforts and committed to suppo...   read full story

Call for Proposals: 2018 RRF Grants
Posted: Wednesday, January 24, 2018
The Caraga Health Research and Development Consortium (CHRDC) is now accepting capsule research proposals from local researchers of state universities and colleges in Caraga region for the 2018 Regional Research Fund (RRF) Grants. Preferred Research Topics The proposed studies should be aligned with the research priority areas of the consortium and/or in National Unified Health Research Agenda. CHRDC Research Priority Areas: •  Dengue •  Respiratory Diseases •  Lifestyle Diseases •  Climate Change and Its Impact on Health •  Environmental Health •  Endemic and Epidemic Diseases National Unified Health Research Agenda: •  Health Technology and Development •  Health Financing •  Health Service Delivery •  Social and Enviro...   read full story

DOST-funded technology to help keep Siargao water safe
Posted: Monday, November 27, 2017
General Luna, Siargao Island—Safe water may be the next attraction in Siargao as the island puts on board the Eco-friendly Septic Tank System or Eco-sep. This technology consists of a septic water man...   read full story

DOST Caraga trains team of experts on cleaner production tech
Posted: Saturday, October 07, 2017
A total of 22 engineers, environmental management and agriculture experts from different institutions in Caraga were trained on Cleaner Production Technology (CPT) from September 11-13, 2017. The p...   read full story

AASSA-NAST PHL calls for synergy among researchers, scientists and stakeholders
Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017
BUTUAN CITY, Oct 2 (PIA) – The international symposium organized by the Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA) and the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippin...   read full story

Farmer-cooperators in Caraga demo prove S&T-based technologies for Cardaba
Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Farmer-cooperators of the PCAARRD-funded project "Adoption of S&T-based Integrated Crop Management and Good Agricultural Practices for Cardaba Banana in Caraga Region": From left: Demetrio Tabe...   read full story

DA: No bird flu in Butuan
Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017
A man tends to ducks at a farm in Laguna de Bay in Taguig. Duck raisers have expressed alarm over the spread of avian flu in Luzon, saying many buyers have cancelled orders for eggs and balut. EDD G...   read full story

DOST's new scholarship courses
Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017
BUTUAN CITY — The Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) over the weekend announced new scholarship courses for the academic year 2018-2019. Butuan City Map (Cr...   read full story