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Call for Entries for EVHRDC Best AVP Awards
Call for Nomination


EVHRDC is holding the first ever Best AVP Award in order to develop and exhibit EVHRDC's project proposal review and evaluation process into an AVP Animation. This AVP will be used to motivate researchers from the region to submit their health research proposals for the consortium’s funding.



  1. All Filipino amateur, and professional animators, as well as students (18 years old and above) all over the region are enjoined to participate.
  2. The storyline of the video should be about the EVHRDC Project Proposal Review Process. Please see details below:
  1. The Eastern Visayas Health Research and Development Consortium conducts 1-2 Calls for Proposals per year. Only capsule proposals are being submitted during these calls.
  2. Proponents of these capsule proposals will be recommended to participate in the Basic Research Methods Training.
  3. The purpose of the Basic Research Methods Training is to provide basic knowledge and skills in health research methodologies among researchers from the Consortium’s member institutions. Furthermore, it aims to generate more research project proposals aligned with the 2017-2022 Regional Unified Health Research Agenda (RUHRA) which addresses health-related issues pressing the region.
  4. All capsule proposals, both the capsule proposals from Call for Proposals and the new proposals generated from the BRM training, will be forwarded to the Research Management Committee for evaluation and shortlisting.
  5. The Research Management Committee is composed of member institutions with proven capability in conducting and managing health research and development activities.
  6. During shortlisting, the capsule proposals are given scores and checked whether it is a priority or not of the region. The committee will identify research programs and projects which are relevant and are in accordance with the National Unified Health Research Agenda (NUHRA) or the Regional Unified Health Research Agenda (RUHRA), as well as research institutions which can implement the same. In addition to that, RMC will also consider important concerns, for example duplication of study, number of ongoing researches engaged by the proponent, and the completeness of capsule proposals.
  7. For shortlisting, the decision statements are either approved for development to full blown proposal, for revision or submit a new proposal. The proponents will be notified as soon as the Secretariat receives the results of the screening of the capsule proposal from the RMC.
  8. Those that are not shortlisted may submit a revised or new proposal and it will undergo another round of RMC review.
  9. The proponents of shortlisted proposals will be advised to submit a full-blown proposal using the DOST-PCHRD detailed proposal format and will be invited to participate in the Research Proposal Enhancement Workshop.
  10. This workshop is initiated to provide one-on-one mentoring and coaching with our Basic Research Methods trainers to guide the researchers in developing their full-blown proposals. Outputs of this workshop, which are the enhanced full-blown proposals, will then be forwarded to the Technical Review Board for further review and approval.
  11. The Technical Review Board is composed of the different technical experts with multidisciplinary backgrounds from the different institutional members of the consortium. They are responsible in reviewing the technical merit, data management, relevance/significance, marketability potential (if applicable), feasibility, and proponent/institution’s capacity.
  12. The Secretariat is responsible for documentation of the Technical Review Board’s decisions, actions, relevant points, and discussion about protocol, including justifications for such decisions.
  13. If the proposal is not approved or is recommended for revision, the principal investigator is to be notified by the Chair, through the Secretariat, of the decision. Included in the notification is the reason/s for the decision. The Proponent may revise the proposal to address issues raised by the TRB and resubmit the proposal for another round of TRB review.
  14. Once the proposal is approved by the TRB, a Certification of Technical Approval signed by the TRB Chair will be given to the proponent through the Secretariat. Then the TRB Chair endorses the research proposal to the Ethics Review Committee for review and approval.
  15. The Ethics Review Committee is composed of members of which representations come from the following discipline/ sector: Doctor of Medicine/Health Researcher, Religious Sector, Environmental Scientist/ Engineer, Legal Practitioner, Social and Behavioral Scientist/ Researcher, Public Health and Layperson.
  16. The ERC Reviews the scientific merit and ethical acceptability of any research submitted to the Consortium involving human participants. They ensure the responsiveness of the proposed research to the health needs and priorities of Eastern Visayas and it meets the requisite ethical standards.
  17. The committee may require a minor/major modification prior to approval. Recommended revisions and/or clarifications are being summarized and provided to the proponents and must undergo another round of ERC review.
  18. Once approved, the ERC issues an ethical clearance required for the implementation of the reviewed and approved research.
  19. After the clearance is received from the ERC, this is when the endorsement of your proposal for funding starts. This is when the research proposal goes back to the TRB for endorsement for funding. The TRB Chair endorses the research proposal to the Consortium Chair/Coordinator for submission to PCHRD. Technically, this is where administrative aspects of the proposal like the line-item budget, responsibilities and salary rates of personnel among others, etc. are being examined. If the documents are complete, this process should not take long.
  20. If the proposal is almost perfect, the process should not take long. However, there are times, especially for new researchers, that proposals would undergo several revisions before finally being approved.
  1. Strictly one entry per person only (only one person shall represent a group’s entry (an entry is a collaboration of a group).
  2. FORMAT & Content
  • Video must be six (6) to ten (10) minutes in length.
  • Video must be submitted in high definition or full definition MP4 format
  1. All designs will become the property of the EVHRDC, and EVHRDC is solely authorized to use the same for its future promotional activities; however, the creator shall be recognized by the consortium.
  2. EVHRDC reserves the right to request the creator to make minor revisions on the video, whenever necessary.
  3. By joining the competition, the participant warrants that the entry is originally made and does not violate any intellectual property rights and has never been used or submitted in any other contests or events, whatsoever.
  4. You may send your entries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on or before November 17, 2021. Please accomplish the contest registration form through the link:



Creativity of the Video


Content Quality

(relevance to the topic, storyline)


Overall quality of the Video

(sound, animation)





1st Place           -           P 10, 000.00

2nd Place          -           P 7, 000.00

3rd Place          -           P 5, 000.00