Posts Tagged Department of Science and Technology

DOST names 13 hospitals involved in WHO COVID-19 vaccine solidarity trials

Robie de Guzman   •   September 22, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) on Tuesday announced that 13 hospitals will be involved in the solidarity trials of the World Health Organization (WHO) for...

200 volunteers, kailangan sa clinical trials sa lagundi bilang supplemental treatment sa COVID-19 – DOST

Robie de Guzman   •   September 2, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Nagsimula na ang recruitment ng volunteer para sa gagawing clinical trials sa lagundi bilang supplemental treatment sa mga indibidwal na nahawa ng novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), ayon...

Lagundi, Tawa-Tawa herbs set for clinical trial as supplements for COVID-19 patients

Marje Pelayo   •   July 21, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Anti-cough herb, Lagundi, may soon be tested as a possible therapeutic supplement in the treatment of patients with coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The trial of the medicinal herb,...

DOST develops ‘enhanced’ nutribun

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 26, 2020

The Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute (DOST-FNRI) is formulating an enhanced nutribun (E-Nutribun) in response to the need for healthier bread. DOST Secretary Fortunato dela Peña...

DOST offers technology-based livelihood assistance to repatriated OFWs

Marje Pelayo   •   June 5, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is offering livelihood assistance to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who wish to establish a business in the Philippines.  DOST Secretary...

Local inventor, DOST to develop disinfection unit for COVID-19

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 26, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — A local inventor and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) are developing a disinfection unit for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Engr. Elpidio M. Paras, inventor and...

Locally-developed COVID-19 testing kits expected to be available starting next week – DOST

Robie de Guzman   •   March 30, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) on Monday said that around 120,000 locally-developed testing kits for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are expected to become available starting...

No available COVID-19 test kits in Phl yet — FDA

Maris Federez   •   March 15, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reiterated that there are no registered COVID-19 diagnostic test kits that are now available to the public yet. In a...

DOST eyes research-based techs to address dengue problem

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 5, 2019

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) wants to look into research-based technologies to address the dengue problem in the country. DOST Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña said the...

House members push for a bigger budget for DOST in 2020

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 4, 2019

Members of the House of Representatives are pushing for a bigger budget for the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in 2020. The DOST’s budget proposal is P20.18 billion, which...

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