Posts Tagged DOST

Phivolcs to launch mobile app for volcano information

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 17, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) will launch a mobile app on Monday (June 21) to make the current status of volcanoes easily available to...

Philippines to conduct real-world study on effects of COVID-19 vaccines — DOST

Robie de Guzman   •   May 25, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines is eyeing to conduct a study on the effects of vaccines against novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in a real-world setting, the Department of Science and...

Clinical trials on ivermectin to start in June – DOST

Marje Pelayo   •   May 6, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Secretary Fortunato dela Peña said that preparations are underway for the anticipated clinical trials on the use of ivermectin as a...

PH gov’t in talks with 6 potential local vaccine manufacturers – DOST

Robie de Guzman   •   April 15, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The government is currently in talks with six companies that are planning to establish vaccination manufacturing facilities in the Philippines, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)...

PH vaccine experts mull mixing COVID-19 vaccine brands

Robie de Guzman   •   April 13, 2021

  MANILA, Philippines – A panel of vaccine experts in the Philippines are studying the possibility of mixing various brands of COVID-19 vaccines amid issues in global vaccine supply, the Department...

DOST, pinag-aaralan ang posibilidad na gumawa ng sariling COVID-19 vaccine ang Pilipinas

Robie de Guzman   •   April 13, 2021

  MANILA, Philippines – Inaalam na ng Department of Science and Technology (DOST) ang mga hakbang na dapat gawin upang muling makagawa ang Pilipinas ng sarili nitong bakuna. Ayon kay...

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...

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

UNTV News   •   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...


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