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Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
The study is a collaborative project of the Department of Health Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK, and the WHO Collaborating Center for Antimicrobial Resistance, USA which aims to establish local capacity for whole genome sequencing to enhance pathogen surveillance within the Philippines. Results of the... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
Primary Objectives • Demonstrate the non-inferiority (NI) of lefamulin versus comparator with respect to the Early Clinical Response (96 ± 24 hours after the first dose of study drug) in the Intent-to-Treat (ITT) Analysis Set (FDA endpoint). • Demonstrate the NI of lefamulin versus comparator with respect to the Investigator’s Assessment of ... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths in the Philippines, with a national incidence rate of 8.6 per 100,000 population in 2008. Because of the asymptomatic nature of CRC, a population-based screening is highly advisable for prevention. PhilHealth has developed a benefit package covering services relating to colon and ... [read more]
Project Status:
Pending
Project Description:
This is a phase 3, open-label, baseline-controlled, multicenter study. The study will consist of 3 periods: Pretreatment period: for a maximum of 28 days before baseline, including screening, washout (if applicable) and baseline.   Efficacy treatment period: beginning the day after baseline and continuing to visit 8/week 24. Long-term safety perio... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
INTRODUCTIONSleep disordered breathing (SDB) and/or obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) have been linked to serious sequelae such as hypertension,1 stroke and even death.2 They have also been linked to cognitive deficits especially in the pediatric population.3,4 They are especially prevalent in persons with Down Syndrome (DS), the most common chromosome... [read more]
Project Status:
Pending
Project Description:
This is a multicenter randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel assignment study followed by an open-label extension period. Patients will be randomized to two groups (2:1, Group A or B) and will receive subcutaneous (SC) SA237 120 mg (Group A) or placebo (Group B) at weeks 0, 2 and 4, and every 4 weeks (Q4W) thereafter. The randomizat... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
The selection, procurement, distribution, and use of drugs affect the provision and prices of essential medicines which should be “available and accessible at all times, in the appropriate dosage forms, and at prices affordable to all” (WHO, 2004)The objective of the study is to determine the factors associated with the variation in drug pricin... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
Considering the obstacles to the achievement of financial risk protection among PhilHealth members, and the need for long-term financial sustainability for PhilHealth, a shift in Provider Payment mechanism was suggested, alongside a cost sharing policy. However, a missing basic ingredient was found to be missing -- actual direct medical and nonmed... [read more]