The Department of Science and Technology - Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (DOST-PCHRD) in collaboration with the Department of Health (DOH) is pleased to announce the search for the Best Mentor in Health Research Award for the year 2013.
The award aims to recognize excellence in mentorship that instills passion among researchers resulting to enhanced relevance and productivity in health research. It also aims to reward mentors who have built the capacities of researchers in the health sector which led to significant advances in the Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) thrusts as identified in the National Unified Health Research Agenda (NUHRA).
The search is open to all Filipino citizen actively involved in mentoring researchers/students or colleagues for at least 5 years. Past winners cannot be nominated. Nominations can be made by heads of institutions, immediate supervisor/s, colleague/s, trainee/s, or student/advisee. Self-nomination is not allowed.
Each cluster winner (Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao and NCR) will receive a cash prize of P 100,000.00 plus a plaque of recognition. The national winner will receive a cash prize of P 200,000.00 plus a trophy.
Nominations should reach the regional consortium – Cagayan Valley Health Research and Development Consortium (CVHRDC) not later than March 29, 2013. Qualified nominees will be reviewed and shortlisted by the consortium. Deadline of submission of shortlisted nominees to PCHRD is on April 15, 2013. A copy of the guidelines, recommendation form, CV of the nominee and eligibility check can be downloaded at the downloads section/Awards and Recognitions/ 2013 Best Mentor in Health Research Award.
For inquiries and submission of nomination forms, you may contact Ms. Clyde Beth A. Bumatay-Caraang, CVHRDC Staff at (078) 304-3426/304-8654, c/o DOST Regional Office No. 02, # 2 Dalan na Paccurofon, Corner Matunung St., Regional Government Center, Carig Sur, Tuguegarao City, Cagayan