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Comprehensive Plans for the Proposed Virology Institute of the Philippines

Requested from PCHRD by G. Zabala at 05:00 AM on Oct 08, 2021.
Purpose: Architectural Thesis Research
Date of Coverage: 10/03/2021 - 10/08/2021
Tracking no: #PCHRD-156332393964

Zabala 05:00 AM, Oct 08, 2021

I am Geraldine Zabala, a 5th year BS Architecture student of the Technological Institute of the Philippines, Quezon city and is currently enrolled in my Architectural Design 9, working on my casptone project. I this regard, I would like to request further information, comprehensive plans, and the proposed site location for the  Virology Science and Technology Institute of the Philippines. 

Thank you, 
Geraldine Zabala

October 11, 2021

Dear Geraldine Zabala,


Thank you for your request dated Oct 08, 2021 05:00:17 AM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

You requested information for Comprehensive Plans for the Proposed Virology Institute of the Philippines.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have the information you have requested.

The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) is one of the sectoral funding agencies of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) that provides R&D funding for research institutions in the Philippines. PCHRD funds research proposals that are aligned with the National Unified Health Research Agenda (NUHRA) and Harmonized National Research and Development Agenda (HRNDA).

The establishment of the proposed Virology Institute of the Philippines will be under Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI) of DOST.

If there are additional questions or need for further clarifications regarding this e-FOI request, please contact Dir. Annabelle Briones at or Ms. Maricar Carandang of DOST-Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI) at 
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Thank you.


Janneth Coleto
DOST-PCHRD FOI Receiving Officer

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