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Call for Proposals for Funding by the NIH Faculty and REPS Research Grant 2024

We are pleased to announce that research proposals for funding for fiscal year 2024 are now being accepted by the Office of the Executive Director, National Institutes of Health. A research grant of up to P500,000.00 each shall be given to deserving research projects to fund Maintenance and Other Operating Expenses (MOOE). The proposals shall be evaluated based on relevance and scientific merit subject to appropriate ethical clearance.


The priority areas for research are based on the NUHRA 2017-2022, as follows:

6th IPS Research Hour Webinar - Nanotechnology: Liquid Crystals as Drug Carriers

The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, one of the research institutes of the National Institutes of Health, University of the Philippines Manila, will be holding its 6th IPS Research Hour webinar on 29 September 2023 (Friday), from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Manila time) via Zoom platform. The main topic is “Nanotechnology: Liquid Crystals as Drug Carriers”.

Forum and Research Capacity Building Workshop on Healthy and Active Aging

In support of the Decade of Healthy Aging, and to jointly celebrate the Week of the Elderly and the UP Manila Health and Wellness Month, the Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, UP Manila will be hosting a Forum and Research Capacity Building Workshop on Healthy and Active Aging on October 9, 2023, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the NIH Conference Room, G/F NIH Bldg, UP Manila.

21st Newborn Screening Convention: Novel Bridging Strategies

The NBS Convention is an annual event that keeps health professionals updated on the recent developments on the newborn screening program. The lectures will provide additional information on the expanded newborn screening and relevant topics in the improvement of program implementation. This year’s convention aims to highlight the collaborations in the newborn screening program and how it enhances the services being given to our patients.

Introduction to Infectious Disease Modelling Workshop

Greetings! The Institute of Health Policy and Development Studies Health Policy Hub (IHPDS-HPH), in partnership with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the National University of Singapore, and the University of the Philippines Manila (UPM) Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, will be holding an “Introduction to Modelling Infectious Diseases Workshop” at the UNILAB Hall, 6th Floor, Henry Sy, Sr. Hall, College of Medicine, UPM. This 3-day workshop will be held on the following dates:


Fake News Circulating on the Internet

The  UP Manila National Institutes of Health (NIH) wishes to notify the general public to disregard the following fake posts and sites circulating on the Internet and social media. These posts did not originate from the UP Manila NIH nor do we endorse these sites. Furthermore, we do not support any of the claims contained on the said sites.


Abstract Title: Perceived Reasons for Antenatal Care Practices in the City of Manila: Perspectives of Community Health Workers

Presenter: Salmingo, Denzel Lyle B.

Affiliation: College of Public Health, University of the Philippines Manila

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Abstract Title: Realizing Universal Health Care in the Barangays: The Dinalupihan Case Study

Call for Research or Thesis Proposals for Funding by the UPM-National Institutes of Health, UPM Student Researcher Grant 2023

We are pleased to announce that the Office of the Executive Director, National Institutes of Health is now accepting the applications for the UPM Student Researcher Grant for CY 2023. This grant provides funding support for thesis/research of UP Manila undergraduate students, medical students, and masteral students without any scholarship.


NIH@25:Transforming Philippine Health Systems Towards Universal Healthcare Through Research Partnerships  

As we move towards universal health, the health systems should be aligned and responsive to the needs of the people. With this, the role of research is crucial in the development of evidence-informed policies and programs. The UP-NIH is committed to galvanize and support health research needed to strengthen our goal of health-for-all.

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