July 15, 2020

Category: DOST

DOST Researchers Use Isotope for Clean Freshwater in Pampanga

Media Release: COVID-19 underscores the need for freshwater for health and hygiene; thus constant water shortages in various parts of the country are not only inconvenient but also pose a threat to efforts in preventing the pandemic. To help ensure that our precious freshwater sources are not only available but also free of salinity contamination, […]

Typhoon ‘Ambo’ Brings Winds, Heavy Rainfall over Bondoc Peninsula

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — Typhoon “Ambo” has made six landfalls as of 7:45 a.m., May 15. The “touchdowns” are in: 1.) San Policarpo, Eastern Samar, 12:15 p.m., May 14; 2.) Dalupiri Island, Northern Samar, 10:15 p.m., 3.) Capul Island, Northern Samar, 10:30 p.m.; 4.) […]

Typhoon ‘Ambo’ Makes Landfall in Eastern Samar

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — TYPHOON “Ambo” today, May 14, has made landfall over San Policarpo in Eastern Samar, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) weather bureau said. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (DOST-PAGASA) headed by Director Vicente Malanum said the […]

De la Peña Report: Initiatives of DOST on Covid-19 in Pictures

In photographs, or images, here are the initiatives of the Department of Science and Technology for the month of April 2020 to help the national government in the battle against Covid-19 pandemic. Media Release: By Eng’r Fortunato T. de la Peña, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology

BSP Shows Interest in DOST’s PAPEL Program

“With the help of a private company that will adopt FPRDI’s technology, we look forward to supplying at least 20% of BSP’s CBP requirement. We will also explore the possibility of supplying other countries’ needs, particularly those that have yet to produce their own CBPs.” Ms. Adela S. Torres, FPRDI Media Release: KEY officials of […]

De la Peña Report: Initiatives of DOST on Covid-19

​​Media Release: By Eng’r Fortunato T. de la Peña, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology NEW month, new challenges. As we brace ourselves for what is to come in May, let us look at some of the major Covid-19 initiatives of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) for the month of April: April 4-10, […]

Wanted at DOST: S&T Experts, Personnel for Covid-19 Projects

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — EARN while performing a duty for country and people. No period is as crucial as the current situation with the novel coronavirus continuing to sweep the world, a world still incapable of halting the virus’ deathly march. […]

UNP, PCAARRD Project Supplies Mushrooms to Covid-19 Affected Communities

Media Release: The distribution of fresh and processed oyster mushroom to Covid-19-affected communities has already started in the Ilocos Region. At least 10 municipalities in Ilocos Sur, La Union, and Pangasinan will be the target recipients of almost two tons of mushrooms. Oyster mushrooms are rich in protein and essential amino acids, low in fat, […]

​DOST to Fund Ventilator Designs Suitable for Covid-19 Treatment 

“As a leader in enabling scientific solutions through R&D (research and development), the PCIEERD together with PCHRD opens its doors to our innovators and researchers to share their innovations that will ultimately aid our government respond better to the pandemic and contribute to the healing of our nation.” — PCIEERD Executive Director Dr. Enrico Paringit. […]

DOST Plans Mass Production of Covid-19 Sample Collection Booths

Media Release:​  IN support to the Department of Health’s (DOH) efforts to conduct mass testing in the country, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will mass produce Sample Collection Booths (SCBs) as it passes validation tests from four hospitals. Designed and fabricated by the Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and […]