The University of the Philippines National Institutes of Health (NIH) revealed on Tuesday that it has developed a test kit for the 2019 novel coronavirus.
“This was developed two weeks ago immediately after they released the whole genome sequence of the virus,” said Raul Destura, the lead scientist on the project, during an inquiry at the Senate.
We are pleased to announce that this year's cycle of Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Program is now open and accepting proposals. PEER is a competitive awards program that invites researchers in developing countries with a USAID presence to partner with current grantees who receive US government funding and apply for funds to support research and capacity-building activities on topics of importance to USAID.
Department of Health region 10 gives updates to local media on its campaign for the 2nd round of Polio Vaccination in Northern Mindanao. (Vincent Bautista/PIA 10)
Department of Health (DOH) Region 10 urges parents to have their children who are five years old and below to avail of the second round of polio vaccination from January 20 to February 2, this year.