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A Research Forum that will be held on 28 August 2014 (Thursday) 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. at the 5th floor Sentro Oftalmogico Jose Rizal (SOJR) Auditorium, UP-PGH Compound.

Hosted by the Research Ethics Board. Dr. Jacinto Blas V. Mantaring III will discuss the result of their research review entitled "Breezing through ethics review: Best practices and common mistakes."

Everyone is invited to participate. 

RxBox partakes in the 2014 National Science and Technology Week

Joining the ranks with other innovations in the scientific community, the RxBox was one of the featured interactive exhibits in the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) 2014 National Science and Technology Week celebration last July 24 - 28, 2014 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City with the theme, “Philippines: A Science Nation Meeting Global Challenges.”

"Outcome-based Education: A look at 36 years of experience in the UP Manila School of Health Sciences"

1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. at 5th floor Sentro Oftalmogico Jose Rizal (SOJR) Auditorium UP-PGH Compound, Taft Ave. Manila

This forum aims to disseminate the research findings on the experience of the UP Manila-School of Health Sciences with regards innovations in medical education anf its implications for outcome-based education. The nominees for Chancellorship will be the reactors in the forum. Everyone is invited to participate

New Program Eyed to Tackle Polio

Posted by: Medical Observer

EXTANT world boxing champion Diosdado “Dodie Boy” Peñalosa—he now trains Nonito Donaire, a rising global ring icon– may have prolonged his reign in two weight divisions had he been spared the battle against a disease that has always threatened to bring a man to his knees. He has been suffering from polio since he was born in 1962—one among many children that slipped past the nationwide anti-polio immunization drive.

Taking Breast Exams Into One’s Hands

Posted by: Medical Observer

BETTER to get early signs of breast cancer detected than be sorry later at getting the entire chest carved out, cancer-wracked portions scraped off. In its early stage, breast cancer can be cured — and the key to early detection is in your hands.

Health Experts Eye Dead Halt to Polio Menace

Posted by: Medical Observer

WARS against any disease are waged on a global scale because diseases defy national boundaries, run through borders untrammeled, even leap across continents—and would brook no race, religion, creed or political persuasion. Every human being is fair game to a host of ailments that arise like armies on a rampage to lay waste to mankind.

"Towards Active Aging Thru Service and Research"

"Towards Active Aging Thru Service and Research"

15 May 2014 (Thursday) 

1:00 PM- 3:00 PM

Centennial Conference Room, National Institutes of Health Building, UP Manila


1st Philippine mHealth Forum: Promises and Realities

Manila, Philippines – The UP Manila National Telehealth Center under the National Institutes of Health organized the first Philippine mHealth Forum at the Century Park Hotel – Manila. Partners, stakeholders and mHealth players all over the country, including the Department of Health Secretary Erique T. Ona attended the two-day event from April 10 – 11, 2014.

NTHC trains for the newest RxBox

Tagaytay City, Philippines – The National Telehealth Center under the National Institutes of Health (NIH) of the University of the Philippines Manila organized a four-day RxBox Training Program for the recipient municipalities of the latest version of the RxBox. Four representatives each from the municipalities of Dingalan Aurora, Lubang Occidental Mindoro, Sto. Domingo Nueva Ecija, and Quezon Quezon, participated in the training which was held in the Development Academy of the Philippines Convention Center in Tagaytay City.