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Number of biomedical researchers in the Philippines

Requested from PCHRD by N. Swain at 05:53 AM on Sep 07, 2020.
Purpose: Architectural Student Thesis
Date of Coverage: 08/20/2015 - 08/20/2020
Tracking no: #PCHRD-480906974086

Swain 05:53 AM, Sep 07, 2020

Hi! I would like to request for the following:

1.) Number of biomedical researchers in the Philippines

September 7, 2020

Dear Nicole,

Thank you for your request dated Sep 07, 2020 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

You requested for Number of biomedical researchers in the Philippines.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance PCHRD does not have the information for the total number of biomedical researchers in the Philippines. However, Biomedical Engineering and Health Technologies is one of the research priorities for funding of PCHRD. Should you be interested to know the number of projects and the partner research institutions under the said priority area, we have sent the copy of PCHRD Annual Report 2019 to your registered email ( Also, a biomedical device research consortium has been formed as led by PCHRD called Philippine Biomedical Device Innovation Consortium (PBDIC) that aims to consolidate, design and implement activities that will support the biomedical device innovation ecosystem. For inquiries you may send an email at

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