DOST-Caraga provides COVID-19 detection equipment to Butuan hospital

As part of its initiative to aid in the COVID-19 testing in the region, DOST-Caraga, headed by Regional Director Dominga D. Mallonga, successfully installed two (2) top-of-the line equipment last July 7, 2020 at the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, Butuan Medical Center (BMC). The laboratory is established by the City Government of Butuan to aid faster…

Caraga researchers join writeshop on health research dev

By Marjorie L. Jarabelo   Twenty-five (25) researchers and medical practitioners from universities, colleges and institutions in Caraga region completed the writeshop on research proposal development in Grand Palace Hotel, Butuan City, June 28-29, 2018. The activity entitled Writeshop on Research Proposal Development aims to guide budding researchers in writing publishable and fundable research proposals…

CHRDC moves forward to applying ERC Accreditation

The current chair of the Ethics Review Committee (ERC) of the Caraga Health Research and Development Consortium (CHRDC) Dr. Terence Anthony S. Vesagas on Thursday, March 8 assured Dr. Cecilia Tomas and Dr. Leslie Dalmacio, resource speakers of the workshop on Standard Operating Procedures that the committee will exert more effort to gain accreditation this…

CHRDC gears up toward a stronger health research culture

Representatives from member-institutions of Caraga Health Research and Development Consortium (CHRDC) agreed on strengthening its efforts on health research development and promotion after reviewing the consortium’s direction and its best practices during the General Assembly at Butuan City, January 29. Mr. Ricardo Varela, Assistant Regional Director for Field Operations of the Department of Science and…

Call for Proposals: 2018 RRF Grants

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…