NAST PHL TOOK LEAD ON IMPROVING THE DEVELOPMENT OF DIAGNOSTICS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA Posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2018 TAGAYTAY CITY, PHILIPPINES - The Academy of Medical Sciences (AMS) of the United Kingdom and the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL), in partnership with the ASEAN Network for Drugs, Diagnostics, Vaccines and Traditional Medicines Innovation (ASEAN NDI), successfully organized the Joint Policy Workshop on Diagnostics in South East Asia on October 23-24, 2018 in Taal Vista Hotel, Tagaytay City, Philippines.
With the theme "Improving the Development and Deployment of Diagnostics in South East Asia", this activity was conducted to: 1) explore the current and potential impact of diagnostics in South East Asia; 2) consider the state of the art, in terms of some of the key platforms and technologies under development in the region; 3) identify barriers and challen...read full story
Video on proper pig management to encourage backyard pig farming among the youth Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
A screenshot of the title scene of the backyard pig farming video released by the Pig Health EcoHealth project (Image credit: Anna Korina H. Cacho, DOST-PCAARRD)
An animated video featuring proper pig management for backyard pig farming was recently developed and uploaded online by a project.
The said project is being supported and coordinated by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD).
The video aims to raise awareness on backyard pig farming among the youth and encourage them to venture on this kind of livelihood.
Aside from imparting the benefits of backyard pig farming as a source of income, t...read full story