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Guidelines for Clinical Research Center

Requested from PCHRD by M. Dagohoy at 04:01 PM on Jan 07, 2021.
Purpose: I'm an Architecture student taking thesis with a proposal of Clinical Research Center.
Date of Coverage: 01/07/2007 - 01/07/2021
Tracking no: #PCHRD-903670372365

Dagohoy 04:01 PM, Jan 07, 2021

Hi! I would like to know the following:

1.Is there any planning guidelines for a Clinical Research Center?

January 7, 2021

Dear Michelle Kate,


Thank you for your request dated Jan 07, 2021 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

You requested information on Guidelines for Clinical Research Center.

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance PCHRD does not have the information you have requested. However, you may wish to contact:

Department of Health - Health Facilities and Services Regulatory Bureau regarding the guidelines, policies, and requirements in planning and design of a hospital and other health facilities. You may visit their website at

You may also contact directly with Clinical Research Center in the Philippines such as:
MakatiMed Clinical Research Center (CRC)
8888 999 local 7179

For laboratories, please note that there are different biosafety levels such as level 1, 2,3 and 4. The area, design and components of laboratories should be aligned to national and international biosafety guidelines depending on the required biosafety level. You may coordinate with the National Committee on Biosafety of the Philippines ( regarding biosafety manuals. 

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