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Completed
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a randomized controlled clinical trial evaluating the effectiveness of SMS text reminders in improving blood pressure control among patients with hypertension at a General Medicine outpatient clinic
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
The Doctors to the Barrios Program (DTTB) program was developed based on a study by the DOH in 1992 that showed that 271 municipalities had been without a doctor for at least five (5) years. These communities were often the hard to-reach and economically underdeveloped areas. The DOH’s response to this problem was the Doctors to the Barrios Pr... [read more]
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Ongoing
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This study aims to determine the prevalence of HIV among at-risk populations at the Philippine General Hospital.
Project Status:
Ongoing
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The study will describe the most common oral disease among 3-5 years old pre-school children in public daycare centers in the municipality of San Juan, Batangas
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
Profiling of Selected Internally Displaced Population Groups in the Philippines in terms of Health Status, Health Needs and Access to Health Care.
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
HIV Surveillance is the ongoing systematic collection, analysis, interpretation of health data pertaining to HIV and AIDS; and the dissemination of information to those who need to know so that actions may be taken. Its objectives includes; To determine the prevalence of HIV and syphilis among the most at-risk population and establish trend over ti... [read more]
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Ongoing
Project Description:
This study aims to generate evidence-based baseline data on occupational accidents, work-related diseases, occupational diseases, and occupational injuries among workers in selected Philippine government healthcare facilities. Walkthrough surveys involving a key informant for each hospital and rural health unit will be conducted. Mortality and morb... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
Fireworks during the festive seasons of December to January have been part of our tradition for centuries. More than 20 years have passed from the implementation of RA 7183 and the start of the case surveillance for fireworks-related injuries, but the number of cases remains high. To address this problem, laws have been made to ban the use of fir... [read more]
Project Status:
Completed
Project Description:
The project aims to assess the areas where MRAs will likely exert its effect in short and long term on the Philippine Health Care System. Using case study techniques for thematic aggregation on key informants at the level of the PMA and Specialty Divisions and Specialty Societies, Professional Regulation Commission and other stakeholders, this res... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
Dementia is an incurable, progressive disease affecting memory, cognition and personality. The number of dementia cases in the coming decade is expected to increase along with the expected growth of the elderly Filipino population. Services specific to dementia, as with other specialized health care services for the elderly, should, hence, be made ... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
In the past decades, there have been numerous efforts to improve the health and well-being of older persons in the Philippines. The increasing elderly population in country, however, calls policies, programs and services for older persons to be revisited and when appropriate, improved. This endeavor of strengthening interventions that cater to the... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
A surveillance system established by the national government, in collaboration with the provinces and the cities/municipalities, will help determine the trends in how the health care facilities improve in dealing with their patients year to year. By showing these trends, appropriate health policies will be crafted to remedy the inefficiency, discre... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
To prepare for the inclusion of subdermal implants in the nationwide family planning program, this implementation research is being conducted in part by the Department of Health in order to gain insights on the subdermal implant’s introduction in different settings prior to its wider availability. The research aims to draw lessons on how to intro... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
In order for the DOH to provide appropriate services for the NHTS (National Household Tracking System) families, it is essential that their health seeking behaviour and patterns of health care service utilization are characterized. This research should address the following questions: How do the NHTS families recognize and identify health problems?... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
This is an exploratory descriptive study in which a child consulting for, or admitted with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) will undergo nasopharyngeal (NP) swabbing and blood sampling to determine if cytokines can be identified in NP samples that are positive for the influenza virus. ... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
Timely availability of rabies result is important in early diagnosis and treatment of exposed persons and may also save a patient from unnecessary physical and psychological trauma. The standard method for collecting brain sample currently being implemented requires opening of the skull and collecting the whole brain on a special designated room us... [read more]
Project Status:
Completed
Project Description:
INTRODUCTIONBackground InformationDown Syndrome (DS) is the most common chromosome abnormality in live born children, with an incidence of 1 in 700 livebirths.1 Down Syndrome is associated with external auditory canal (EAC) stenosis, predisposing to cerumen retention and impaction, which may in turn lead to conductive hearing loss.2 To the best of ... [read more]
Project Status:
Completed
Project Description:
The project's general objective is to assess and strengthen PITAHC’s capacity to manage and sustain its role as a research institute.  
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:
This proposed integrated Philippine natural products development blue print is essential to establishing a Philippine-led health product innovation to address Filipino population health and environmental health issues through efficient use of local knowledge, assembly of research networks, and support for economic development.... [read more]