Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD)

Address :3rd Flr DOST Main Building Gen. Santos Ave., Bicutan Taguig City 1631 Philippines
Tel. No. :+632 8377534; +632 8377537
Fax No. :+632 8372924
Website :
Email Address



Mission / Vision


As the national coordinating body for health research, we provide central direction, leadership and coordination of health S&T. To achieve this, we are committed to:

  • Formulate agenda, plans, policies, and strategies for health science and technology development
  • Mobilize resources to support health S&T development
  • Develop and strengthen capacity for health research
  • Support the development of affordable, accessible, and quality S&T-based solutions and innovations
  • Ensure the dissemination and utilization of health research outputs
  • Monitor and evaluate health S&T activities
  • Establish linkages and partnerships with local and international organizations Advocate an ethical health research culture

Vision: A healthy Filipino nation that benefits from research-based solutions and innovations.





  • Research Grant (Drug Discovery and Development / Development of Diagnostic Kits for Priority Diseases / Genomic and Molecular Technology /ICT for Health /Hospital Equipment and Biomedical Devices / Functional Foods / Chronobiology)
  • Human Resource Development (HRD)
    • Scholarship grants
    • Thesis/Dissertation assistance
    • Awards and Incentives
  • Network / Institution Development (Regional Health Research and Development Consortia / Regional Research Fund (RRF) Initiative)
Office Name Tel No. Fax No. Location Contact Person Email Address
Executive Director
loc. 2110 / 2111; Direct line 837-2942