Training Workshop on Good Clinical Practice and Health Research Ethics
11-12 November 2013, CME Auditorium, University of Santo Tomas, Manila

The University of the Philippines Manila-National Institutes of Health, in collaboration with the Metro Manila Health Research and Development Consortium (MMHRDC), offers a two-day training workshop for basic training in the application of principles of good clinical practice (GCP) and health research ethics to the performance of specific roles in health research. The course includes an introduction to international guidelines and national regulations in health research, and highlights general research ethical issues such as vulnerability, privacy and confidentiality of health information, risks in protocol implementation, risk-benefit assessment, and informed consent. Course details and program may be downloaded here.

Who should attend?

The training workshop is open to health research stakeholders involved in the conduct, management, approval, and funding of health research, including:

  • New research investigators or investigators requiring GCP updates
  • Ethics review committee members
  • Research staff
  • Research management staff
  • Academicians/Clinicians
  • Policymakers

Registration Fees

Registration forms can be obtained here and also upon request from the MMHRDC Secretariat This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Interested participants are advised to register early. Only pre-registered participants will be accepted in the workshop. The course fee of Php 5,000 includes:

  • Training workshop materials
  • CD and book of international and national guidelines
  • Certificate of training
  • Lunch and snacks


  • Participants from MMHRDC member institutions are entitled to a special registration rate of Php 2,300.00
  • Payments can be made through cash or check deposit to the following account:

Account Name: UP Manila Development Foundation, Inc
Account number: 384564400017

  • Checks should be payable to UP Manila Development Foundation Inc.
  • Proof of payment will be required to confirm registration.

For more information

Contact the MMHRDC Secretariat through telephone number +632 3543832 or mobile number +639063065397.



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

MMHRDC 25 Member Institutions

  1. Adamson University
  2. Arellano University
  3. Commission on Higher Education-National Capital Region
  4. De La Salle University Manila
  5. Department of Health, Center for Health Development-National Capital Region
  6. Department of Science and Technology-National Capital Region
  7. Emilio Aguinaldo College
  8. Environmental Management Bureau
  9. Eye Referral Center
  10. Far Eastern University-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation
  11. DOST-Food and Nutrition Research Institute
  12. DOST-Industrial Technology Development Institute
  13. Manila Central University-Filemon D. Tanchoco Medical Foundation
  14. Manila Doctors Hospital
  15. Manila Health Department
  16. Manila Med
  17. Our Lady of Fatima University-College of Medicine
  18. Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila-College of Medicine
  19. Philippine Christian University
  20. Philippine Women’s University
  21. DOH-Research Institute for Tropical Medicine
  22. Saint Paul University Manila
  23. University of Santo Tomas
  24. University of the East-Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center
  25. University of the Philippines Manila-National Institutes of Health