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Ongoing or Upcoming Research Projects of DOST-PCHRD

Requested from PCHRD by F. Perez at 08:51 AM on Oct 12, 2022.
Purpose: For research purposes
Date of Coverage: 10/12/2022 - 10/12/2022
Tracking no: #PCHRD-047242116399

Perez 08:51 AM, Oct 12, 2022


I would like to request for a list of Ongoing and upcoming research projects of  the following agencies:

2. DOH

Gonzales 03:37 PM, Oct 13, 2022

October 13, 2022

Dear Ms. Perez, 

Thank you for your request dated October 12, 2022, under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch. You requested the list of ongoing and upcoming research projects of the DOST-PCHRD and DOH. 

The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), one of the sectoral councils of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), is mandated to: (1) formulate policies, plans, programs, project, and strategies for health S&T development; (2) program and allocate government and external funds for research and development (R&D); (3) monitor R&D projects; and (4) generate external funds.

To access the list of ongoing research projects funded by the Council, please click this link: 

In regard to the upcoming projects funded by the Council, we regret to inform you that you need to resubmit your request due to insufficient information on the purpose of the request. Pursuant to the PCHRD FOI People’s Manual 2021, under Sec.6.1, “The request shall reasonably describe the information requested, and the reason for, or purpose of, the request for information.” Hence, the request for information shall be legitimate, specific, and clearly described. 

Below are the the priority research areas/programs for funding of the Council:

A. Tuklas Lunas (Drug discovery and development)
B. Functional foods
C. Nutrition and Food Safety
D. Re-Emerging and Emerging Diseases
E. Omic Technologies for health
F. Diagnostics
G. Biomedical Devices Engineering for Health
H. Digital and Frontier Technologies for Health
I. Disaster Risk Reduction - Climate Change Adaptation
J. Mental Health

With regards to the Department of Health (DOH) research project, we regret that our office does not have the information that you have requested. However, we referred your request to the Department of Health (DOH) to assist you with your concern. 

You may also directly coordinate with the following institutions:at

1.) Department of Health
Telephone number: (632) 8651-7800
Email address:

2.) Department of Health - Health Policy Development and Planning Bureau 
Telephone number: 8651-7800 local 1328/1326 (HPDPB Research)

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact using the reply function on the eFOI portal at:, for request with ticket number #PCHRD-047242116399.

Thank you.


Alec Benjamin M. Gonzales
DOST-PCHRD FOI Receiving Officer

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