The DOST-PCHRD through the Philippine Health Research Ethics Board (PHREB) will host the 14th FERCAP International Forum and 1st PHREB National Forum on November 23-26, 2014 in Tagaytay City with the theme, "Embedding Health Research in the National Health Research Systems."
The topics are on (1) Challenges and Issues in Health Research Regulations; (2) Empowerment of Research Participants; (3) Effective Governance in Health Research; (4) Models of Health Research Systems, (5) Role of Community Representatives in Research Ethics; (5) Conflict of Interests in Health Research; (7) Indicators of Ethical Health Research Systems; and (8) 2013 Helsinki and Health Research System.
The annual FERCAP International Conference will feature technical sessions that will enable members of the ERCs as well as researchers and sponsors to learn the latest models of integrated quality ethics review systems. The Philippine hosting of the FERCAP conference will help local ERCs to understand and improve in the review of health researches. The conferences will serve as venue where ERC members, researchers and institutions engaged in conducting behavioral and biomedical researches share information on the development of standard operating procedures, ethical guidelines and activities to educate members of the Ethics Review Committee.
The conference fee is Php 5,000.00 per participant. For more information, here are the contact details: (02) 837-7535/ 837-2071 to 82 loc. 2110 to 2113.
The Regional Health Research and Development Consortium XI (RHRDC XI) will be conducting its 4th Health R&D Expo on July 28-29, 2014. This annual activity gathers researchers and institutions to showcase their health research results and educate the public on the completed health researches in the region.
There will be a regional Oral Health Research Competition and the Poster Exhibit Competition of completed research papers in each category: 1. Undergraduate and 2. Graduate and Creative Research.
We are calling all institutions to submit entries for the above-mentioned competitions on or before June 16, 2014. For the Oral Health Research Competition, participants must submit a compressed research report including the abstract of the study. For the Poster Exhibit Competition, participants must submit an abstract on the mentioned deadline. For more details on the guidelines, please click this link: http://region11.healthresearch.ph/index.php/downloads-2/category/58-4th-health-r-d-expo
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