Catbalogan City, Samar - The Provincial Government of Samar through the active leadership of Governor Sharee Ann T. Tan in collaboration with the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist, Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace Process (OPAPP) the Department of Education (DepEd) came up with a holistic approach in addressing malnutrition among school children in the Province of Samar. 


Tacloban City, Leyte - The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) is set to hold the third phase of their series of trainings in the region entitled “Capacity Enhancement on Health Research for Disaster Risk Reduction Management” on April 23-24, 2018 at Hotel XYZ, Tacloban City.


The first among the series was the Orientation to Concepts and Principles for Region 8 which was held last February 13-14, 2018 at Hotel XYZ wherein the primary aim was to orient the participants on the standard concepts, frameworks, and methods used in developing research capacities.

Tacloban City, Leyte - Majority of its member-institutions have attended the 2nd Quarter meeting of the Research Information Council (RIC) of Eastern Visayas Health Research and Development Consortium (EVHRDC) held on April 6, 2018 at the DOST-8 Conference room, Candahug, Palo, Leyte.


Tacloban City, Leyte - The Eastern Visayas Health Research and Development Consortium (EVHRDC) held its Second Quarter Executive Committee (ExeCom) Meeting along with the Committee Chairs, for the first time in 2018, at The Loft Hotel Function Hall, Marasbaras, Tacloban City last April 17, 2018 where some of the agenda were the approval of the EVHRDC Manual of Operations, the composition of TRB, the Assessment and Evaluation Tools for members and member institutions crafted by SOMEC, and the proposed Cash Award for the Outstanding Health Research & Development Institution.


Present in the meeting were Dr. Minerva Molon – ExeCom Chair, Engr. Edgardo Esperancilla – ExeCom Co-chair, Engr. Ernesto Granada – Consortium Director, Dr. Lucia Dauz – EVHRDC Coordinator, Ms. Resurreccion Enage of NEDA who represented Atty. Bonifacio Uy, and Dr. Filedito Tandinco of UPM-SHS – representing Dr. Salvador Isidro Destura.

The Eastern Visayas Health Research and Development Consortium (EVHRDC) of Department of Science and Technology Regional Office 8 (DOST8) is in need competent staff to fill in one (1) Project Assistant Staff I (contractual position) with monthly salary of Php 18,981.60.