The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) thru the Cagayan Valley Health Research and Development Consortium (CVHRDC) conducted its final training on basic Research Methods for this year at N-Hall, University of Saint Louis Tuguegarao last July 3-5, 2019.

During the opening ceremonies, Rev. Father Renillo H. Sta. Ana, University president immediately challenged the participants to improve the quality of health researches in the region by incorporating what they’ve learned from the three-day training.

“We do research for knowledge and truth. We do knowledge for mission and excellence.”, Fr. Renillo stressed as he concluded his message.

The 60 participants from different high schools, state universities, higher education institutions, and regional line agencies were tasked to draft a proposal concerning the pressing health issues of today.

The draft research proposals such as Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis, Mental Health, Heavy Metal and Microbial Detection, Neglected Tropical Diseases, and Immunization were presented and panned during the training.

Meanwhile, presented proposals shall be improved and edited by the proponents to be submitted on August to the Technical Review Board for evaluation and endorsement of funding.