DOST backs DENR's development of environment friendly enterprises Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The Department of Science and Technology Region 1 (DOST 1) through its Regional Director, Dr. Armando Q. Ganal (3rd from right) recently tied up with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Region 1 (DENR 1) and other cooperating agencies and Local Government Units (LGUs) for the implementation of the DENR's development of Biodiversity Friendly Enterprises (BFEs) for the stakeholders of the Agoo Damortis Protected Landscape and Seascape (ADPLS) and the Hundred Island National Park (HINP). The BFEs program intends to develop livelihood for the local stakeholders within the protected areas. The DOST 1 through its Provincial Science and Technology Centers in La Union and Pangasinan committed to provide technical assistance in terms of technology trainings, product development, p...read full story
Starting the Year Right! The RxBox Project on the Go! Posted: Tuesday, February 06, 2018
The Department of Science and Technology's (DOST) RxBox1000 Project Regional Management Team, in cooperation with the Department of Health (DOH) Region 1 and University of the Philippines- National TeleHealth Center (UP-NTHC), oriented the region's health officers on the RxBox device and project on January 11, 2018 at Oasis Country Resort, San Fernando City La Union.
The RxBox1000 project introduces RxBox to better equip the healthcare workers in the grass roots with technologies developed by our very own Filipino scientists; technologies that would aid in providing better access to life saving health services in geographically isolated and disadvantaged areas nationwide; and improve delivery of government health services.
The RxBox is an electronic diagnostic device in a box which i...read full story