The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) is extending the deadline for nominations for its search for the 2012 Outstanding Health Research Award(OHRA) until JANUARY 31, 2012. The award aims to recognize the work of an individual or study group who has been able to demonstrate the link between research and practice through the absorption or utilization of his/her research project in the health delivery system.

The search is open to all Filipino health researchers, working individually or in group in either biomedical research or health services research. The award will consist of a cash prize of P 500,000.00 and a trophy for each of the biomedical research category and health services research category.

A copy of the complete guidelines is available at the downloads section. For further information, please visit PCHRD's website, or you may contact them at +632 837 7537/ +632 837 7534.