Posts Tagged clinical trial

DOST to launch study on COVID vaccine brand mixing by June

Marje Pelayo   •   May 25, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) announced that it is launching a study into the mixing and matching of COVID-19 vaccine brands. DOST Undersecretary Rowena Guevara...

DOST to start clinical trial on ivermectin by end of May

Marje Pelayo   •   May 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Following order from President Rodrigo Duterte, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will launch a clinical trial on anti-parasitic drug ivermectin to determine its effectiveness in...

DOST to conduct clinical trials on ivermectin if DOH, FDA order so

Marje Pelayo   •   April 12, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is maintaining its position regarding calls for clinical trials on veterinary drug ivermectin as treatment for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Secretary...

Russian firm Gamaleya withdraws Phase 3 clinical trial application

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 8, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Russia’s Gamaleya Research Institute has withdrawn its COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, application for the Phase 3 clinical trial in the Philippines. Department of Science and Technology (DOST)...

FDA OKs clinical trial application for Janssen COVID-19 vaccine

Robie de Guzman   •   December 29, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The application for clinical trial of Janssen COVID-19 vaccine has been approved, the country’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Tuesday. “We already approved one. Ito po...

FDA confirms Sinovac submitted application for independent clinical trial

Aileen Cerrudo   •   October 22, 2020

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has confirmed Sinovac, a China-based biopharmaceutical company, had submitted its application to conduct independent clinical trials in the country. FDA Director-General Usec. Eric Domingo,...

DOH assures patient safety in clinical trial of antimalarial drug Chloroquine

Marje Pelayo   •   April 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) is making sure that no patient will be compromised in the clinical trials for the treatment of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The Philippine...

PH gets green light to join WHO clinical trials for COVID-19 treatment

Marje Pelayo   •   April 23, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) on Wednesday (April 22) announced that the Philippines may now join other countries in a collaborative effort organized by the World Health...


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