Tytana’s Manila Doctors College of Nursing (MDCON) will hold its 12th RESEARCH CONGRESS (MDCONRC) with the theme “HEALTH AND WELLNESS FOR ALL: NURSING RESEARCH AND THE UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE” on FEBRUARY 22, 2019, 8AM–5PM, at the GT Foundation Auditorium, 7th Floor, Doña Tytana Tower, Manila Tytana Colleges, Pres. Diosdado Macapagal Blvd., Pasay City, Philippines.
ABOUT THE CONGRESS
The Manila Doctors College of Nursing (MDCON) has unceasingly promoted the value and importance of research in nursing through its annual Research Congress (MDCONRC). The Research Congress intends to continue this advocacy of promoting excellence in nursing research by featuring student and professional nursing research studies from different academic and healthcare institutions all over the country so as to express the progress of the science and practice of nursing through innovative evidence-based discourse in research. Last year, the MDCONRC hosted over 500 nursing students and professionals from more than 30 nursing colleges and 20 medical institutions nationwide, featured keynote and plenary speakers, and recognized best papers refereed by local and international nursing experts. This grand academic gathering aims to further inspire nursing students and professionals to be involved in nursing research as research knowledge helps them become excellent nursing professionals.
The 12th Manila Doctors College of Nursing Research Congress aims to:
- Provide a venue for student and professional nurses to exhibit their research expertise among their peers through various research studies;
- Describe the role of nurses and nursing research in the realization of the universal health care and health for all;
- Emphasize the need for evidence-based strategies to achieve health for all, development of leadership capabilities to strengthen delivery of services and establish nursing research as a contribution to health policy-making;
- Enhance competencies in the conduct of research in pursuit of nursing care excellence towards improved healthcare outcomes, client satisfaction, quality measurement, and administrative management; and
- Promote collaborative nursing opportunities through strong linkages and networks.
GUNDO AUREL WEILER
Representative to the Philippines,
World Health Organization
FRANCISCO T. DUQUE III MSc.
Department of Health