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 also aims to develop and enhance capacity of institutions within the region to engage in health research, as a strategy to improve the health conditions of its people.
At present, the MMHRDC has a membership of twenty-five (25) health research institutions including the four (4) core agencies namely, CHED, DOH, DOST, and UPM-NIH.
To promote a more active participation of health research institutions in the region, the MMHRDC is inviting applications for membership from interested institutions in the Metro Manila area.
Qualifications for 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
Application should be submitted to the MMHRDC Secretariat by email, fax, or mail to the address below:
G/F National Institutes of Health, University of the Philippines Manila
623 Pedro Gil St., Ermita, Manila 1004
Telephone +63 2 5264349 Mobile +63 906 3065397 TeleFax +63 2 525-0395