The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) is now accepting proposals for Collaborative Research and Capacity Building Initiative in HIV and Schistosomiasis.
One of the strategic objectives of the Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) for 2019-2022 is to strengthen the capacity of the network to support health research. To address this objective, the PNHRS Capacity Building Committee (CBC) created the Collaborative Research Capacity Building Initiative which will integrate the capacity building efforts of the implementing agencies, regional consortia, and member institutions. Harmonizing the efforts in research capacity will result in better use of resources which will contribute to the development of evidence-informed health decisions, programs, and policies.
The number of positive cases of coronavirus disease in the Philippines climbed to 1,418, the Department of Health (DOH) reported on Sunday.
In its latest case bulletin, the DOH said that 343 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded as of 4 p.m. of Sunday.
The DOH also reported three new deaths among COVID-19 patients, as the country’s death toll hit 71. All of them were Filipino nationals.
Among them is Patient 859, a 70-year-old man from Quezon City. He had underlying conditions such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and bronchial asthma.
Patient 900, a 71-year-old man from Iloilo also died. He had underlying conditions such as hypertension, cardiac disease, and dengue.
The DOH said that Patient 718, a 78-year-old man from Manila also died. He had underlying conditions such as hypertension and chronic kidney disease.
Meanwhile, seven patients have recovered from COVID-19 bringing the total of recoveries to 42.
They are Patient 204, a 32-year-old woman from Makati City; Patient 358, a 35-year-old man from Quezon City; Patient 135, a 13-year-old girl from Quezon City; Patient 122, a 41-year-old man from Tarlac; Patient 114, a 35-year-old man Caloocan City; Patient 109, a 44-year-old man from Pasig City; and Patient 88, a 33-year-old man from San Juan City.