COTABATO CITY -- The sub-project entitled “Assessment of Maternal and Child Health Care Services Delivery to Internally Displaced Persons in Eastern Maguindanao” by Prof. Rowena B. Caro of Mindanao State University – Maguindanao and Dr. Carmelita G. Hansel, Ms. Husna Dimapalao, and Mr. Camar Ameril of Mindanao State University – Marawi City qualified in the 7th Philippine National Health Research System (PNHRS) Week Celebration’s Poster Exhibit Contest (Professional Category), opened on August 8, 2013 at Plaza del Norte Convention Center, Paoay, Ilocos Norte, as a regional entry of the ARMM Health Research Consortium (AHRC).
Initially, submissions were reviewed, short-listed, and endorsed to PCHRD by each of the respective consortium. Only six (6) among total submissions were selected for the oral paper presentation and another set as poster contest entries. A total of 11 researches coming from 8 out of the 17 regional consortia composed the list. Certificates and cash prizes were given to the finalists and winner during the awarding ceremonies the following day.
The study by Ms. Caro et al is a sub-project of the Pfizer PEER in Health funded program entitled “Assessment of Maternal and Child Health Care Services Delivery to Internally Displaced Persons in the ARMM”, which covers both Eastern and Western Maguindanao and Districts 1 and 2 of Lanao del Sur.