MMHRDC 2nd International Symposium

"Food Fortification in Universal Healthcare"


When:  May 24-25, 2018

Where: Pan Pacific Hotel, M. Adriatico cor. Malvar St., Malate, Manila, Philippines

General Objective:

To highlight collaborative partnerships in health researches.

Specific Objectives:

  1. To showcase research work on food fortification in Universal healthcare.
  2. To provide a venue for international exchange of ideas and research findings.
  3. To provide a safe and encouraging venue for young researchers to be exposed to high quality research and science.


The Symposium will feature speakers from Malaysia, Thailand and USA, as well as many of our local experts who are known internationally.


A Research Competition will also be held. There will also be a photo contest which should follow the theme of the Symposium. For the mechanics and the registration forms, please message This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To strengthen the system of collaboration among health research institutions in Metro Manila, the Metro Manila Health Research and Development Consortium (MMHRDC) was established on February 13, 2009. It aims to develop and enhance capacity of institutions within and outside the region engaged and which has interest in health research, as a strategy to improve the health conditions of its people.

At present, the MMHRDC has a membership of forty (40) health research institutions including the four (4) core agencies namely, CHED, DOH, DOST, and UPM-NIH.

With a view to expanding its outreach, the MMHRDC is inviting applications for membership from health research institutions in the Metro Manila area.

The following guidelines provide the rules and procedures that govern membership in the organization of the Metro Manila Health Research and Development Consortium.


I. Qualifications for and expansion of membership

Any public, private or non-government organizations in Metro Manila which has the intent, capability and resources to undertake health research or related development activities can become a member of the MMHRDC.


II. Requirements

  1. Letter of intent from the institution (applicant) signed by the head of the institution
  2. Endorsement from a founding member institution of the MMHRDC
  3. Accomplished survey form (see the website downloads section Here)


Application should be submitted to the MMHRDC Secretariat by email, fax, or mail to the address below:

MMHRDC Secretariat:

Room 107 G/F National Institutes of Health, University of the Philippines Manila

623 Pedro Gil St., Ermita, Manila 1004

Telephone +63 2 3543832

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




Invitation Letter to 2017 APEC Design Contest
"Metal Enrich Your Life Innovation"

Dear college and university students

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the 2017 APEC Design Contest "Metal Enrich your Life Innovation" hosted by Metal Industries Research & Development Center of Chinese Taipei. This contest is unde the 2017 APEC project "SMEs Cluster Development through STI and Supplier Value Chain Integration", in which many issues Regarding SME's cluster Development to support the sustainable growth have been discussed.

For More information, please download the Memorandum entitled "apec design contest metal enrich your life innovationhere.

To register, please visit this webpage and sign-up before June 30, 2017 and submit your works before August 15, 2017.

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