Posts Tagged DOST

No need for ivermectin clinical trial in PH — DOST

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 10, 2021

MANILA, Philippines—There is no need to conduct clinical trials in the Philippines for ivermectin, according to the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). The DOST’s  Philippine Council for Health Research...

PH has capacity to produce vaccines — DOST

Aileen Cerrudo   •   March 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) believes that it is possible for the Philippines to become a vaccine manufacturer. During the ‘Kapihan sa Manila Bay’ on...

‘Auring’ weakens into tropical storm; seen to reintensify prior to landfall

Freema Gloria   •   February 19, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The weather disturbance located east southeast of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur weakened into a tropical storm on Friday (February 19) afternoon. But according to state weather bureau...

Virgin coconut oil shows potential vs. COVID-19 based on DOST-funded study

Marje Pelayo   •   October 21, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — A research study conducted in Singapore and funded by the Department of Science and Technology, has revealed the potential of virgin coconut oil or VCO, in treating...

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,...

DOH, DOST announce completion of Filipino-made COVID19 Test Kits

Maris Federez   •   July 20, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) have announced the completion of a Filipino-made coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) test kit. The health...

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...

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