Call for Proposals: 2022 AHEAD-HPSR Program

The Philippine Council for Health Research and Development and the Department of Health is inviting you to the Call for Proposals for 2022 AHEAD-HPSR research priorities.
  1. Implementation of Province/City – Wide Workload Indicators of Staffing Needs (WISN) Study in Select Universal Health Care Integration Sites (UIS)
  2. Analysis of the Costs to Provide the Optimal Combination of Financial and Non-Financial Incentives that is Effective in Ensuring Adequate Distribution and Retention of Health Human Resource in Primary Care
  3. Phase II – Skill Mix
  4. Hospital Acquired Infection Rate (Validation Study)
  5. Assessment of Local Capacity of the Pharmaceutical Industry in the Philippines
  6. Market Mapping and Landscape Analysis of the Novel Tobacco Product Industry in the Philippines
  7. Assessment of Indoor Air Quality in Philippine Conveyances During Electronic Cigarette and Tobacco Heating System Use
  8. Impact Assessment on the Implementation Value Added Tax (VAT) Exemption to Medicines Prescribed for Diabetes, Hypertension and High Cholesterol
  9. Impact of Community Quarantine on Persons Who Use Drugs
  10. Health Facility and Household Survey on Access to and Use of Medicines in the Philippines
  11. Review of Innovative Health Financing for Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) among ASEAN Member States (Phase 2)


Interested individuals preferably with institutional affiliations that are DOST accredited as science foundation are welcome to apply. You may submit the following initial requirements to

  1. Capsule proposal (maximum of 5 pages)
  2. Letter of Intent
  3. Workplan Schedule (Gantt Chart of Activities)
  4. Curriculum Vitae of lead proponent (Principal Investigator/Project Leader)
  5. Profile of the Institution
  6. Endorsement of Agency Head

Deadline of submission of proposals is February 25, 2021. For queries, please contact Mr. Pio Justin Asuncion at (02) 651-7800 local 1326/1328 or email at