The Caraga Health Research and Development Consortium (CHRDC) is now accepting capsule research proposals from local researchers of state universities and colleges in Caraga region for the 2018 Regional Research Fund (RRF) Grants.

Preferred Research Topics

The proposed studies should be aligned with the research priority areas of the consortium and/or in National Unified Health Research Agenda.

CHRDC Research Priority Areas:

  1. Dengue
  2. Respiratory Diseases
  3. Lifestyle Diseases
  4. Climate Change and Its Impact on Health
  5. Environmental Health
  6. Endemic and Epidemic Diseases

National Unified Health Research Agenda:

  1. Health Technology and Development
  2. Health Financing
  3. Health Service Delivery
  4. Social and Environmental Health Concerns


Application Requirements

Applicants are required to submit the following documents to the CHRDC Secretariat through email at

  1. Duly accomplished capsule application form
  2. Curriculum Vitae of Key Investigators
  3. Letter of Intent


Regional Research Fund (RRF) is a grant which provides funding support and capability-building to the researchers to become more actively involved in health research. It aims to promote local scientific studies that can respond to the current health concerns in the region.

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