1st Regional Health Research Summit slated Aug 17 & 18 in Zamboanga City
Are you interested or involved in health research or study? if yes, the Zamboanga Consortium for Health Research and Development (ZCHRD) invites you to participate in the 1st Regional Health Research Summit which will be held at Grand Astoria Hotel, Zamboanga City on August 17 & 18, 2011. The activity is also conducted in collaboration with the Mother and Child Nurses Association of the Philippines (MCNAP) Zamboanga City Chapter, Inc., with the theme “Interplay of Health and Culture in Zamboanga Peninsula”,
The event will highlight presentation of papers and posters (completed researches) generated by researchers, students, practitioners of health community based interventions, public health and medical education. The significant contribution of the said research activity is the generation of proceedings on recently conducted studies to explore areas for agency collaboration, networking and resource sharing among member research and development institutions. To date, around 25 papers / posters are expected to be presented.
Aside from completed research presentations, the summit will also conduct Grand Proposal Write-shop for new health research proposals using the research format and guidelines of Department of Science and Technology-Grants-in-Aid (DOST-GIA) program.
The event is for free to those at least 100 participants representing ZCHRD member agencies / institutions, paper presenters, and other pre-identified health institutions. However, other interested participants will be charged a minimal amount of registration fees to cover food expenses during the 2-day affair.
ZCHRD is an organization created to optimize the use of research to help alleviate the health and nutrition problems of the people in Region IX, with financial and technical support of the DOST’s Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD). The consortium is led by the Western Mindanao State University (WMSU) with Dr. Grace Rebollos as the Chairperson.
For reservation and additional information, you may visit or call the ZCHRD Secretariat : Mr. Ricardo J. Apolinario III, DOST-IX office at Pettit Barracks, Zamboanga City, with telephone numbers (062) 991-1024, 0927-831-8824; or ZCHRD Chairperson for Research and Development Sub-Committee Dr. Chona Q. Sarmiento at the RDEC-WMSU office with telephone numbers (062) 991-1040 (loc 110). (Thelma E. Diego/DOST IX PRESS RELEASE)