Tacloban City, Leyte -  EVHRDC's newly created committee, the Structure, Organization, Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (SOMEC) assembled at DOST Conference Room and held its first quarter meeting for CY 2018 and planed the committee's deliverables for the year last March 21, 2018.

Tacloban City, Leyte - Five out of the nine-member institutions of the EVHRDC- Research Information Council convened last March 1, 2018 at the Conference Room of the Department of Science and Technology, Candahug, Palo, Leyte. The meeting, presided by its chair, Mr. Willard N. Riveral of Naval State University, presented the activities and schedules of the CY 2018 Work and Financial Plan of the committee. It planned out activities for the dissemination of the EVHRDC Manual of Operations and the conduct of the 2018 Regional Health Research Symposium. Moreover, strategies to sustain the submission of news articles in the EVHRDC website and the functions of the committee were also revisited and deliberated.


The Eastern Visayas Health Research and Development Consortium hand in the 2nd release (30%) financial assistance amounting to Php 115, 569.60 from DOST-PCHRD. The total project cost of the research is Php  500, 000.00 and the amount of Php 385, 232.00 is from DOST-PCHRD; the initial release was in CY 2017, but due to delay in project representation, the second release was done this February 2018. The final release (20%) will be upon submission of final reports of the Principal Investigator.


Eastern Samar, March 1, 2018 - The College of Nursing of the Eastern Samar State University-Main Campus conducted its 3rd Health Research In-House Review last February 28, 2018 at the College’ Audio Visual Room.


The College Dean, Dr. Flores B. Sta. Cruz conveying her words of welcome to the participants Dr. Grace O. Manlapas, R&D Director, delivering her inspirational message


The activity commenced with the words of welcome delivered by the College’ Dean, Dr. Flores B. Sta. Cruz, which was followed by an inspirational message of the Director of the R&D Services, Dr. Grace O. Manlapas.


Tacloban City, February 15, 2018 – Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) in collaboration with the EVHRDC, conducts a two- day activity on “Capacity Enhancement on Health Research in Disaster Risk Reduction Management” (Phase I - Orientation to Concepts and Principles) at Hotel XYZ, Tacloban City last February 13-14, 2018. The Resource Persons tapped by PCHRD are Dr. Ofelia P. Saniel, Dr. Ophelia Mendoza, Dr. Teodoro Herbosa, Dr. Dinah Nadera and Dr. Miguel Dorotan.