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Medical Teleparasitology: Utilizing information and communications technology to improve diagnosis of parasitic infections
Posted: Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Misdiagnosis of parasitic infections remains a challenge in the Philippines, particularly in remote areas where medical technologists (MTs) may lack necessary expertise for accurate diagnosis of less common parasitic infections. This is further complicated by the lack of a formal referral system where MTs can verify their diagnosis. Misdiagnosis results in inappropriate treatment of patients, thereby contributing to continuing morbidity and infection transmission. Accurate and timely diagnosis of parasitic infections is essential for appropriate treatment, as well as for generation of accurate data to support advocacy and policy formulation for the prevention and control of parasitic infections. To address this challenge, a team from the College of Public Health and the National Telehea...   read full story

Four DOST Scholars obtain Master's Degree in Molecular Medicine
Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
"Learning does not end after graduation. It is a continuous journey that only those with receptive minds and humble hearts can embark on." A practical advice from Dr. Arturo Dela Pena, Chief Executive Officer and President of St. Luke's Medical Center (SLMC) to the graduates of the 20th Commencement Exercises of St. Luke's College of Medicine on 15 July 2018.Four scholars namely Alexis Labrador, John Paul Llido, Neil Jade Palude, and Jerica Isabel Reyes earned their Master's degree in Molecular Medicine under the Accelerated Science and Technology Human Resources Development Program (ASTHRDP). ASTHRDP is a scholarship program offered by DOST-Science Education Institute, in partnership with the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD).Proving their excellence and commi...   read full story

Posted: Thursday, September 13, 2018
Four (4) renowned scientists gave their lecture and shared their experiences on their science careers. The lecturers include Dr. Raphael Guerrero, Professor of Ateneo de Manila University (Laser, Holo...   read full story

Historic first batch of 21st century classrooms finds home in Lipa City
Posted: Monday, September 10, 2018
DOST, DepEd, DICT, and Lipa City officials during the inauguration of Lipa City's 21st Century Classrooms. Photo courtesy of Mr. Henri De Leon, STII. Lipa City, Batangas. The Department of Science...   read full story

DOST-FNRI showcases new projects, innovations, and partnerships towards the common goal of improving the nutritional status of Filipinos
Posted: Monday, September 10, 2018
The Department of Science and Technology, Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) held back to back events to launch DOST- FNRI's new projects, nutrition tools & partnerships and recog...   read full story

DOST-PCIEERD supports 1st Pinoy to qualify in summer space school in Russia
Posted: Friday, September 07, 2018
Mr. Wilfredo Pardorla, Jr. holding a nanosat model from the summer space school   The Department of Science and Technology, through the Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging...   read full story

Research Utilization Committee members participate in workshops, review accomplishments
Posted: Wednesday, September 05, 2018
The members and representatives of the Research Utilization Committees (RUC) in the 17 regions, gathered together to learn strategies on designing effective communication collaterals and website man...   read full story

Gold medals from Geneva officially awarded to technology generators
Posted: Tuesday, September 04, 2018
The Technology Application and Promotion Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-TAPI) officially awarded the gold medals from the prestigious 46th International Exhibition of In...   read full story