To strengthen the system of the inter-institutional research collaboration in Eastern Visayas is the main objective of EVHRDC by developing and enhancing the capacity of its member institutions in carrying out health-related research activities, as a strategy to produce research outputs that can help improve the health conditions of the Filipino people.


These are the EVHRDC specific objectives:

  1. Identify priority regional health problems for research;
  2. Identify and implement priority research programs and projects targeting identified priority health problems;
  3. Develop and/or enhance health research and development activities;
  4. Establish a system of collaboration and resource sharing in undertaking health researches;
  5. Generate resources for health-related researches consistent with the national and regional research agenda;
  6. Develop capability in human resources, facilities and other infrastructure for health and nutrition researches;
  7. Promote the utilization of health research findings;
  8. Serve as clearinghouse for all health-related researches; and
  9. Develop mechanisms and implement strategies to ensure long-term viability of the EVHRDC.