Source: Game Changer Philippines. (2016, August 22). Doc in a Box (RxBox) .Retrieved from : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yH4pFjiiuw
DOST RO2- CVHRDC successfully conducted the three-day workshop on Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) among the Research Ethics Committee heads in the region on October 9-11, 2018.
Resource speaker Dr. Marita V.T. Reyes emphasized the importance of detailed and coherent SOP among the attending institutions.
As an output, the participants are expected to improve their SOPs by making it more in-depth and comprehensive.
This also serves as a preparation for the coming accreditation of Philippine Research Ethics Board.
Said workshop was attended by 15 participants from the academe and health sectors in the region.
Title of Study: Characterization of Podocarpus costalis (Airus) and its Therapeutic Potential against CANCER and DIABETES-induced Hyperlipidemia
"This serves as a drive and inspiration to other researches to conduct high-end studies such as this..we expect for good results", the Director said.
Trivia: "Unique to Philippines' northernmost province Batanes, Arius-- also known as the Batanes fruit, Batanes berry, or Batanes pine—grows too in mainland Luzon. But it does not fruit in Luzon nor in other areas outside of Batanes."