Tacloban City, June 2, 2017 -- The worshop was spearheaded by Department of Health in cooperation with the Eastern Visayas Health Research & Development Consortium (EVHRDC), for the enhancement of the research proposals conceptualized by researchers during the Basic Research Methods Training, held on April 18-21, 2017 at the Ambassador Hotel, Tacloban City. The DOHRO8, with its Regional Director, and Chair of EVHRDC, Dr. Minerva P. Molon, and DOST8 Regional Director and co-Chair, EVHRDC, Engr. Edgardo M. Esperancilla, joined efforts and resources for the success of said follow through activity.
Twenty five (25) research enthusiasts attended the workshop coming from the different state, universities and colleges (SUCs) in the region who participated during the abovementioned Basic Research Methods Training. The resource speaker was Dr. Ophelia Mendoza, Adjunct Professor of UP Manila, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Consultant of DOST-PCHRD. The training focused on the enhancement of data and information that should be included in the different parts of health research proposals, particularly in the introduction, objectives, review of related literature (RRL), methodology, data analysis and budget requirements.